Industry Resources

From AFPA's partner networks

Food and Beverage Health Check -  a survey tool that owners/managers complete to get a sense of their performance against industry leading practices and help identify where opportunities might exist in their business to improve.

Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership
On-Farm Value-Added Funding List

On-Farm Value-Added Program:Terms & Conditions

Value-Added Program: Funding List

Value-Added Program: Terms and Conditions

COMPLIMENTS OF Alberta Agriculture

 AFPA Sponsor an app based staffing platform that connects companies to a workforce of thousands of verified workers. Jobs get filled in a matter of minutes once posted, hrs are submitted and checked electronically, and we take care of all payroll costs! We have taken the old system of temporary labour and massively improved it with the help of modern technology. We also take ZERO placement fess when you hire a worker directly so our app is a great tool to utilize as a hiring avenue!

Immigration Careone-stop agri-foods recruitment and immigration solution in partnership with GS Agri Recruit and CRT Legal 

Veolia Water Technologies -  on demand webinars (available any time)- FREE ON WATER TREATMENT

We understands the specific needs of the food & beverage industry and helps its clients reach their goals by providing innovative water treatment solutions in line with the highest quality standards.  Click and register to one of the numerous webinars given by our leading experts. If you would like us to organize a free customized webinar for you, send your request to

 workplace essential skills tools and services your organization needs. (AWES) provides workplace training that supports all aspects of a workers’ career path. This includes training trainers, assessing skills, uncovering gaps, developing programming and evaluating the results of our essential skills training. Checklist for newcomers training.

Grant Programs - The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program (FEAP) Read and apply 

Canadian Agricultural Partnership Five-year $3 billion Upcoming Grant Funding 

Spending Money on Third Party Training?

The Canada Job Grant provides direct financial support for employers wishing to purchase third party training. Currently projects are being approved in less than 1 month. (All AFPA training courses are eligible many members have been very successful with this grant program). Training is intended for employed individuals acquiring new skills for their current job, or to prepare employees for a promotion or a new role. The employer must have a job available at the end of the training for the individual(s) being trained. Training must not exceed one year and typically only one application is approved per year.

Product Development and Commercialization - Program at Red River College allows companies to develop new, test and commercialize new products Read

Energy Efficiency Alberta – Custom Energy Solutions GHG program incentives that is available to all of food processors in Alberta.

The goal of the program is to reduce GHG emissions in Alberta.

New Recorded Webinar Explains Air Quality Standards for Food Sector

Following a revision to the Global Standard for Food Safety earlier this year, Camfil and BRC have launched an instructive webinar designed to give a deeper understanding of the new indoor air quality standards, detailing what these changes mean in practice. Available for free and on-demand, the jointly issued webinar puts air quality standards into context for those responsible for managing product safety and quality, giving a clear understanding of what is needed to maintain the highest possible standards of food safety and pass BRCGS audits.