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FPSA and its members routinely support the food processing industry by engaging in and contributing to many activities in the community.

Career Development Scholarships

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Each year, the Foundation of the Food Processing Suppliers Association awards up to fifteen, $5,000 scholarships to full time employees of FPSA member companies as well as their immediate family members. High school seniors, college students and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Scholarship FAQ 2019 Career Develop Scholarship Winners


The application period is now open! To apply:

1. Go to
2. Enter the program key “FPSA”
3. Start a new application for the 2020-21 year

MISA Scholarships

The MISA Foundation Scholarship Fund was formed in March of 1989 by the Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) in an effort to encourage and support those interested in pursuing careers within the meat industry or engineering field. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of the following criteria: academic performance, commitment to a career in the meat industry or engineering field as well as potential for success. Seven $10,000 scholarships are awarded each year.

Applicants may be junior or senior level undergraduate students and Masters or Ph.D. candidates in engineering or the meat sciences, attending a North American university.

Deadline to submit application is Friday, May 15th.
Winners will be notified in July.

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MISA Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

Bake for Life

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Since 2012, the Foundation of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FFPSA) has supported Bake for Life. Based out of the Netherlands, this noble organization provides opportunities to young handicapped individuals through the construction of bakeries where they are trained for a career as bakers and ultimately given the skills to support themselves.

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Food is a basic human need, yet many of our neighbors, near and far, are food insecure. FPSA members are actively involved in combating hunger. At PROCESS EXPO, a collaborative food drive is held in conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD), which has provided over 1.6 million meals to those in need.

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3-A Program

FPSA and its members have been involved in developing and using 3-A Sanitary Standards for hygienic equipment design for decades. Today, FPSA proudly continues to support 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. and its dedication to advancing hygienic equipment design for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries to promote food safety and the public health.  For more information, please contact Timothy Rugh, Executive Director, 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. at

SAVE FOOD Initiative

FPSA became the first U.S. sponsor of the SAVE FOOD Initiative, which is a joint campaign to fight global food loss instituted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. Many FPSA members have joined us in this alliance to eradicate global food loss.