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Edition 8: May 16, 2022

Parle Parle Mange Mange is an exhibition that offers you the chance to connect with your community and local producers in the region.

The gathering event starts with a conference on the theme of collaborative economics, followed by a happy hour with local producers offering tasting bites.

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2022

 

Preparations are ramping up for the WAS North America & Aquaculture Canada 2022 conference and trade show – the first joint World Aquaculture Society (WAS), Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) and NL Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) meeting, and the largest conference and trade show in over 20 years in Canada on the science, business and technology of aquaculture.

 

This meeting will be held in St. John’s, NL, Canada from August 15 – 18, 2022, and the theme of the conference is Aquaculture: The Leading Edge of Food Production. The programme sessions for the conference will be broad and topical, including those traditionally offered at WAS and AAC conferences, along with 36 special topics that are relevant, and timely.

Registration is now open to Canadian export ready companies in the Canada Pavilion at Food & Hotel Asia (FHA) 2022.

Food & Hotel Asia is the largest food and beverage show in South East Asia. In 2018, the show attracted 55,000 buyers and 3,500 exhibitors from 76 countries.

This year’s show will take place from September 5 to 8 in Singapore.

CAHRC Growing Opportunities Wage Subsidy – Summer Student Placements Still Available! 

As summer term begins  and agriculture producers ramp up activities across Canada, we are pleased to say that there are many placements still available under CAHRC’s Student Wage Subsidy Program. If you are planning to hire students for Summer or have already hired a student, apply now for funding!!

Funded by the Government of Canada through the Student Work Placement Program, Growing Opportunities offers registered Canadian businesses, startups, and not-for-profits related to the primary agriculture sector a subsidy on each qualifying student’s wages.

And that’s a wrap!

Our Summer segments for CTV What’s For Dinner were recorded this week!

Watch CTV What’s For Dinner every Wednesday night to catch our FBA member segments.

Applications for our Fall segments will open soon!

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Chef Alain Bossé invites you to be the STAR of his daily Facebook Live cooking show, highlighting premium Atlantic Canada products!

2022 Trade Mission to Jamaica and Miami

 

These multi-sector missions coordinated pan-Atlantic and the Center for Women in Business is open to both male and female delegates, and companies can elect to participate in both or only one of the markets.  While the mission will be a multi-sectorial mission, professional match-makers will be employed to individually customize a schedule of targeted business-to-business meetings, tailored to each participating company.

 

Join two separate information sessions profiling these in-person trade missions will take place this week.

  • Miami Info Session: Tuesday, May 17th, 11am – 12pm AST
  • Jamaica Info Session: Thursday, May 19th, 1pm – 2pm AST

If you are export-ready, the ECRM Program offers you an opportunity for one-on-one meetings with qualified buyers for your product.

The ECRM program is a proven program which has the sole purpose of putting suppliers in front of qualified and vetted buyers or distributors.  There are countless programs in various sectors with a large selection in food/beverage.

Last chance to register for: 

  • Sustainable Products – Food & Beverage Program
  • Foodservice Sustainability Program

RangeMe Premium offers suppliers several added benefits and advantages not available on the free profile, including the ability to get RangeMe Verified, send retail buyers direct submissions, and get analytics about buyer behavior for your profile and product categories. Take advantage of this member discount, register for RangeMe Premium using this link.

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company for retail and consumer intelligence. Contact Francis Parisien at Francis.Parisien@nielseniq.com with subject line “FBA” to take advantage your member discount.

Please join us in welcoming our newest FBA member:

  • Tufco Flooring (Maritimes) Ltd.

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Ben Wiper,

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Marine Scientific Ltd