The latest news from NWFPA members and events concerning the food processing industry in the Northwest.
Northwest Food Processors Association to Hold Regional Technology & Sustainability Workshop in Quincy, Washington
Port of Quincy, Grant County EDC and Columbia Colstor to Sponsor Event
Quincy, Wash. - Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA), in partnership with Washington State Department of Agriculture, Port of Quincy, Grant County EDC and Columbia Colstor, is conducting a Food Manufacturing Technologies & Sustainability Workshop on December 4, 2014 at Cave B Winery in Quincy, Washington.
In particular, the workshop will include discussions of training gaps and current needs and challenges facing the industry in the region. Additionally, in response to increasing customer requirements for water, safety, energy and environmental programs, NWFPA will also have sessions devoted to sustainability practices and resources available to food processors, including water efficiency training, and NWFPA’s Sustainability Guide, Energy Roadmap, an energy management guide for food processors.
The greater Quincy, Washington area is in the heart of major food processing region in central Washington which includes frozen French fries, frozen vegetables, frozen juice concentrate, nutriceutical manufacturing, and snack food and beverage manufacturing, etc. Several food processing and nutriceutical companies are located in the Port of Quincy and/or in Grant County. Furthermore, many value added industries such as cold storage warehousing (i.e..Columbia Colstor) and transportation and logistics companies have operations in the Quincy/Grant County area and provide the supply chain to help get the processed food and nutriceutical products to both domestic and export markets.
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