Building awareness and appreciation for Maine food products is our number one priority. As part of The Maine Food Producers Alliance, you are a supporter and a beneficiary of our efforts to share the unique story of Maine crafters and the exceptional value they add to their products.
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Who Benefits from Membership?
Our members are food crafters, specialty food producers, beer crafters and distilleries, and producers of foods that feature indigenous Maine ingredients and their own distinctive creations. They are small businesses being launched in kitchens and farmer's markets and they are producers with brands of national renown. No food business is too new or too small to realize the advantages of a strong business partner and supportive collaborative community.
Small or Emerging Producers & Craftspeople
Connect with mature organizations and mentors to exchange ideas and gain assistance with business processes.
Unite with other producers at key trade shows and conferences to help strengthen your impact in the national arena.
Gain contacts, get referrals, and tap industry resources, services, and expertise during a critical time in development.
Benefit from online marketing and national media opportunities.
All Producers & Food Industry Professionals
Participate in educational opportunities that help refine your efficiency, reduce costs, and increase your bottom line.
In partnership with The Maine Grocers Association, develop new business agreements with local and regional distributors, wholesalers, independent and chain grocery stores, and specialty store retailers.
Collaborate on industry standards and best practices including sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Have a voice in furthering the mission of the Alliance and expanding opportunities for all producers.
In addition, all members have access to:
Industry e-newsletters, online directory of members, business updates and alerts, members forums, events schedule and calendar, and partnering organizations.
Discounts and sponsorship opportunities at key trade events including attendance at Maine Food Means Business Summit, Maine Food for Thought 2011 Forum, Maine International Trade Center, Maine Manufacturing Extension
Partnership as well as Regional and National Food Shows.
MAINE FOODS ON THE ROAD AND IN THE SPOTLIGHT
These are some of the numerous examples of winning Maine products and outstanding food and beverage manufacturers in our community. If your products or business have been recognized recently please let us know! We would love to share the good news! CBD awards fund marketing efforts
All natural, shelf-stable, condensed New England Style Clam Chowder to be prepared with your choice of milk or cream to desired consistency. No artificial ingredients, no MSG, no Trans Fat. Customers tell us "They can't believe this soup comes from a can!"