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FPSA’s Food Industry Technician program (FIT), the industry’s only technician’s certification program, dedicated to the training of individuals to fill vitally needed positions in our industry had another successful year even with the obstacles created from the pandemic. We are in our third class of students, with 100% of the graduating apprentices placed in jobs
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PRESS RELEASE McLean, VA November 30th, 2020 The FPSA Dairy Council is proud to announce today, its new Dairy Science Scholarship Fund named after Tom Imbordino, former Publisher of Dairy Foods Magazine, and a founding member of the Council. Tom was an active volunteer with the Dairy Council and a cornerstone of the Dairy Industry when
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Two weeks back, the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced its new joint venture with Messe Frankfurt, Inc to co-produce PROCESS EXPO. Soon after, I received a message from one of our long-time members who asked how this announcement was different from the one in May where we announced that MFI would take over show
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Press Release Strategic Partnership Adds Value for All Show Participants Messe Frankfurt Inc. (MFI) and the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a joint venture to align their resources in order to create and to co-produce PROCESS EXPO®, the nation’s largest horizontal trade show for the food
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Fuel or Food?

November 10, 2020 Uncategorized

This afternoon, I read that McDonald’s announced it will be launching its new ‘McPlant’ burger this coming year with tests on a market by market basis. While McDonalds had been working with Beyond Meat to develop a plant-based burger for the fast-food chain, McDonalds’ International President Ian Borden stressed that the McPlant was developed exclusively
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According to Sarah Turner, the president of Boston’s North Bennet Street School (NBSS), America’s first trade school, U.S. government data shows that there will be 68 percent more job openings in trade-related jobs in the next five years than there are people trained to fill them.  Working for a trade association that represents industrial equipment manufacturers, I’m
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2020 Jason will lead the company’s three global locations Creston, IA: Vanmark, an industrial potato and produce processing equipment manufacturer, announces the promotion of Jason Davis to Vice President. In his new role, Jason will oversee all Vanmark’s operations: Creston, Iowa and Boise, Idaho USA and Bangalore, India. Jason has
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With last week’s announcement that the in-person component of January’s IPPE is now cancelled, we can add one more to the list of food technology trade shows that have had to cancel as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these show organizers have tried to provide a virtual solution, not necessarily to replace
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