FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — The Ozark Food Processors Association (OFPA) 105th Annual Convention and Exposition will be held Tuesday, April 5th and Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale, AR.
According to the organization’s website, the OFPA was founded in 1906 and is a nonprofit organization to support food processors, suppliers and associated industries in the Ozark region and surrounding areas. OFPA works to:
- Enhance and promote the food processing industry by providing the science, technical expertise, and programs that support member companies in assuring the safety, quality, and nutrition of products;
- Provide a source of well-trained personnel by supporting research and education at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville;
- Serve as a recognizable legislative voice to promote the objectives and concerns of the food processing industry; and
- Arrange networking opportunities for members through Association meetings and activities.
The OFPA annual Convention and Exposition is held each spring and provides OFPA members and registered guests an opportunity to learn about new trends in the food industry during technical sessions and the exposition. An evening of dinner and entertainment allows members to network in an informal setting.
For more information call (479) 575-4607 or visit the OFPA website to register or exhibit.