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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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Last week, the Food Processing Suppliers Association’s Young Professionals Group conducted its first round of mock interviews for university students considering a career in the food and beverage industry. Early reviews are extremely positive, with YPG members reporting how impressed they are with the qualifications of this next generation of food industry professionals. And yet,
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Why More Training?

September 15, 2020 FPSA News
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After recently announcing a dynamic new online training program for our Association’s members, I was struck by the response from some of these members who could not see the importance to their business in offering more training options for their employees. Their concern was not about the price which at $349/year/user was the most cost-effective
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