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Edition 41

Edition 41: December 1, 2023

 Food Safety Training Workshop Registrations are now open for 2024!

ūüö® Registration deadline is 10 days before the course so don’t delay! ūüö®

January 15, 2024         Shelf-Life Study Overview

January 25, 2024         HACCP Food Safety Plan

February 9, 2024         Understanding the SFCR and PCP

 To ensure we are offering the right training at the right time, we’ve set up an Expression of Interest registration form. Please complete the form to indicate what training sessions are of interest to you and we will advise once we have enough interest and the class is scheduled.

 New Strategic Partnership with GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions!
As Canada’s largest independent provider of employee benefits, GroupHEALTH is offering Food and Beverage Atlantic members access to their unique employee group benefits platform.
Visit the link below for more information and/or to speak with one of GroupHEALTH’s expert advisors to explore the advantages of the group benefits program.

Be a part of an innovative community of people who grow, make, sell, and serve top-quality food and beverage products.¬† Together, we can elevate the collective culinary landscape of New Brunswick.¬† To become a member (it’s free!), scan the QR code above!


Develop better tasting, future forward, functional food and beverage products with Secret Sauce! Award-winning experienced product development expertise that startups, established producers, and food service clients can contract when and where it’s needed.
Authentic flavors of Indian home cooking skillfully infused with a harmonious balance of spices. Whether you crave aromatic curries or vibrant Samosas, Amin’s offers a delightful variety to choose from.
Using fresh ingredients from local farmers, we provide the essence of Indian home cooking and the convenience of availability at a store near you.

The Group Export Agri-Food is pleased to announce the opening of the 2024 Alizés Awards application period. The Alizés Awards celebrate the excellence of the work accomplished by Canadian agri-food companies that have distinguished themselves on international markets and are presented by FCC.

To be eligible, your company must:

  • be a Canadian agricultural or food processing company
  • have its main head office in Canada
  • market products that are mainly manufactured in Canada
  • have been in business for at least 3 years
  • be an active exporter outside Canada for at least 2 years
  • have annual sales of at least $1 million


Canadian agri-food companies are invited to visit the lesprixalizesawards.ca website to register and receive their application form for the Alizés Awards. Applications will close on February 28, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

The best of luck!

Please join us in welcoming our newest FBA member:

  • The Candied Jalapeno Company

Drive Away Hunger 2023 ‚Äď Join the drive

Drive Away Hunger is an agriculture and food industry effort to connect the food we produce with community members who need it the most. Program partners donate product and money to food banks and other food security agencies across the country, while also sharing knowledge, connections and resources to increase the reach of donations and reduce food waste.

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Edition 41

‚ÄúA proven track record of supporting Food and Beverage processors in Atlantic Canada.‚ÄĚ

Jeff WIlliams,

Comeau Seafood