November 20, 2015

Green Bay to host Midwest Food Processors meeting

The December 1-3, 2015 111th annual Midwest Food Processors Association convention and 88th Processing Crops Conference at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin will feature more than 150 exhibitors’ booths displaying the latest in technology and equipment and 45 speakers discussing everything from food safety to GMO labeling.

 The conference is the organization’s premier annual event, bringing together key stakeholders in the food manufacturing industry from the Midwest and beyond.

More than 900 industry and government professionals, representatives from the news media and academia, gather to learn about industry trends and topics. The event includes a membership meeting, speakers, breakout sessions, a reception at Lambeau Field, a forklift rodeo and a silent auction to raise money for the MWFPA Scholarship Fund.

The Processing Crops Conference, held in conjunction with the convention on Dec. 1-2 offers an in-depth look at the raw products side of the food processing industry. Agricultural researchers from the universities of Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin join food processors and seed-industry representatives to hear about the latest developments and research concerning crop-growing challenges in the Midwest.

For a complete schedule of the Processing Crops Conference, go to the association’s conference web page.