Committed to the Education and Advocacy of the Meat Processing Industry in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
Welcome to the Northwest Meat Processors Association
The Northwest Meat Processors Association shall work for the betterment of the meat industry in the Northwest. This will be accomplished by providing strong, qualified leadership that represents the interests of the meat industry in the legislative halls. In addition, we keep our members informed of developments and matters of development and matters of interest in the meat industry.
Become a Member
Benefits of membership include:
Sausage Seminars, Cured Meats Classes, The regular newsletter which members receive will keep them informed on important local and national news in the meat industry, industry trends and association activities which may have a direct effect on their business.
The Annual Convention is a highlight of each year. This great show features education with meetings that address crucial issues in the meat industry; great fun and fellowship with your fellow meat processors, plus a large show of exhibits by leading manufacturers and suppliers.
✓Continuing Education Seminars
Sausage Seminars, Cured Meats Classes, Plant tours, Regulatory Seminars… anything that will help our members keep ahead of changes… These are just a few of the special meetings we conduct for our NWMPA members!
✓Representation in the State Government
The NWMPA has a record of achievement in dealing with government problems. In fact, you may want to ask yourself, “Have you stopped harmful legislation?” The NWMPA has! That’s where our strength in numbers comes in. A group united as the NWMPA can work wonders in the State Government. That’s one reason why you should be a part!
✓Northwest Cured Meats Show
This show held in conjunction with the Annual Convention gives members the opportunity to have their products judged and rated. Winners regularly take advantage of the great publicity of winning through the media and by the display of the awards.
Our Apprenticeship Program
The NWMPA is pleased to announce that we have our Meat Cutters Apprenticeship Program ready to roll out! We are now taking applications for shops to join and become a part of this industry changing program to raise the level of workmanship, wages and working conditions for everyone in the meat industry in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.