FCPC can help make your life easier and help make your business more profitable.
FCPC works with members to proactively influence the environment in which we do business, deliver proprietary research and resources, and provide actionable insights into the priorities and issues that affect our industry.
FCPC works on your behalf to provide business solutions to key topics such as:
- Unfair business practices
- Competitive issues
- Stability of manufacturing and jobs in Canada
- Alignment with other sectoral and global associations
- Outreach and advocacy with government
- Profitable growth of our industry
- Environment and Sustainability
- Health and Wellness
As a FCPC member you benefit from ready-access to up-to-the-minute information focused on helping you make more informed decisions whether it’s focused on key priorities with trading partners ―case date coding, deductions, unsaleables― or aligned to current and pending legislation spanning health and wellness, sustainability or food and product safety.
As a member you’ll also benefit from the opportunity to network with your peers and join the industry’s largest collective voice as we share our story with government in Ottawa and provincially. Plus membership in FCPC affords you many opportunities to become involved through various association Councils & Committees.
If you think Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) isn't relevant to your business, we invite you to think again. Better still, read what your peers have to say:
“To those considering an FCPC membership… I have been directly involved with the FCPC in sub-committee work, as well as its board of directors for a number of years, and have been consistently impressed with the vigour in which our industry is represented with our trading partners, and at all levels of government as well as their agencies. Regardless of your size of business, the FCPC provide access to important industry/global benchmark studies, low cost opportunities to develop members of your team, and the outstanding value of networking with some of the industry’s most experienced, and knowledgeable leaders. When you consider the cost of other forms of consulting and research, FCPC offers significant value that is truly unique!”
- Tom Gunter, President, ConAgra Foods Canada
“For Dr. Oetker Canada, a medium sized family owned food company, FCPC is a most valuable resource in several regards. We gain lots of business intelligence at the time it’s happening through FCPC. We, ourselves would not be able to be on top of all the files the team at FCPC monitors. FCPC represents industry interest towards other stakeholders with a lot more weight and professionalism, than we could ever bring to the table as a single company. FCPC would do that with or without us as a member, but we get to participate in the strategic direction FCPC chooses by being members at the table. FCPC offers excellent best practices exchange platforms for members of the industry while ensuring that these exchanges are in compliance with the competition law.”
- Christian F. Von Twickel, Executive Vice President, Dr. Oetker Canada Ltd
“Nestlé Purina is a strong supporter of FCPC for the breadth of knowledge it provides in keeping up with what is happening in the industry from a customer and government perspective, as well as have the opportunity to provide input on the direction the industry takes. Given the relative size of the Canadian marketplace, it is important to gain consensus on the handling of many important issues that impact us all, as we do not have the scale to do extensive customization. Many of our managers participate in FCPC committees, and appreciate the opportunity to network with peers, as well as gaining useful insights for their jobs. I have been on FCPC committees for some time and currently sit on the Industry Affairs Policy Committee as well as the Board of Governors.”
- Karen Kuwahara, President, Nestlé Purina PetCare
“FCPC provides important insights into emerging issues such as legislative activities, consumer trends and environmental standards. It also provides platform to speak as a united industry voice to help influence some of the issues that could have the greatest impact on our business.”
“I would like to acknowledge the excellent work that has been done and continues to be done by the FCPC not only on the part of the member companies, but for the industry as a whole. The association is comprised of a group of highly experienced, informed and educated people that champion our industry with trade, government and consumers. As a resource for Members the services of FCPC are a critical factor to ensure that best practices from both global and local sources are made known and industry standards are implemented to ensure efficiency and cost control.”
- Darryl Rowe,President, McCain Foods (Canada) A Division of McCain Foods Limited
Why re-invent the wheel? FCPC is here to help you stay current and competitive. Take advantage of membership today. For more information on becoming a member contact Janice Emery-Carter at 416-510-1893..
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