November 24th, 2022, Food and Beverage Atlantic hosted its 2022 annual industry conference with keynote presentations by Tareq Hadhad of Peace by Chocolate and Nicolas Duvernois, founder of PUR Vodka.

The conference was presented by Farm Credit Canada with attendees from all four Atlantic provinces. Other conference highlights included a panel discussion with five local companies led by Peter Chapman of SKUfood, along with insights from Simply for Life co-founder, Claudine Sweeney.

To close out the conference, Food and Beverage Atlantic presented the winners of four award categories at the inaugural FBA awards ceremony. All winners were presented with a trophy of the FBA Medallion made by maritime local artist Seagull Pewter. 

Award recipients:

CrosbysStoryteller of the year: William Crosby accepting for Crosby Molasses Company Limited of New BrunswickFood Island PartnershipStoryteller of the year: Bryan Inglis, Raquel Burrows, Crystal MacGregor, Michael Good and Sean Bradley accepting for Food Island Partnership of Prince Edward IslandGood Robot BrewingMover & Shaker of the Year: Josh Counsil accepting for Good Robot Brewing of Nova ScotiaMilkstaInnovator of the year: Lian Delos Reyes accepting for Milksta of NewfoundlandSum Good FoodRising star of the year: April Glavine & Matt Pennell accepting for Sum Good Foods Inc. of New Brunswick


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