Explore the benefits of being part of SSFPA

Unlock Your Full Potential with SSFPA Membership

Joining the Small Scale Food Processors Association (SSFPA) opens the door to a wealth of resources, exclusive benefits, and a supportive community designed to elevate your business. Here’s how our membership can make a difference for you.



Programs for Growth

Opportunities for Food Entrepreneurs

SSFPA Initiatives

Access to our unique programs aimed at helping you start, scale, and enhance your operations. We collaborate with industry leaders, government bodies, and other funders to bring you projects tailored to your needs.

Member Networking

Support and Information

Connect Via Email

Connect with a dynamic community through our listserv. Share experiences, seek advice, and access valuable industry information. Together, we create a stronger, more informed network.

Discounted Shipping

Small Parcel Delivery

The Lowest Rate Available

Enjoy the highest possible discount rates with Canada Post, designed to lower your operational costs and increase your competitiveness.

Tailored Insurance Program

Designed for Food Buisinesses

Protect Your Business

Benefit from our membership insurance program, offering exceptional value and coverage specifically designed for the small scale food processing and agriculture sector.

Strong Representation

Advocacy and Influence

Government and Industry

Your voice matters. We advocate on your behalf to government and industry organizations, ensuring the needs and concerns of our members are heard at all levels.

Exclusive E-commerce

Platform for BC Members

Your Products to Market

Leverage our Buy BC Food and Drink platform to reach consumers directly, showcasing and selling your products to a wider audience.

Industry Insight

Stay Informed

Opportunities Await

Stay ahead with notifications about trade shows, missions, consultations, and funding opportunities, enabling you to seize every opportunity for growth.

Regulatory Updates

Important Information

Stay Up To Date

Receive timely updates on regulatory changes affecting the food industry, helping you to stay compliant and informed.

Dedicated Support

Resources and Knowledge

Get Constructive Suggestions

When challenges arise, we’re here to assist with tailored resources and guidance to navigate your business towards success.

Focus Areas that Matter

Our commitment extends to critical areas essential for the prosperity of our members, including:

Advocacy for the “Missing Middle”

We champion solutions and build awareness for small and medium processors and growers aiming to scale up and access broader markets.

Food Safety and Tracebility

Initiatives to help you meet and exceed regulatory standards, ensuring consumer and retailer confidence in your products.

Business Planning and Scaling Up

We provide opportunities for skill development and consultation to navigate your business to success.

Inclusive Support

Offering specialized programs and services for women and other equity-deserving entrepreneurs in the agri-food sector, aiming to reduce barriers and enhance support.

Ready to Grow Together?

Embrace the opportunity to grow, innovate, and succeed. Join or renew your SSFPA membership now and be part of a community dedicated to making a meaningful impact in the food processing industry.