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Food Policy & Sustainability Committee (FPS)

Provides input and enables ongoing dialogue on policy and regulations that impact the baking industry.


The Food Policy & Sustainability Committee (FPS) is a collaboration of experts from different corners of the baking industry with the united objective of providing industry input into critical matters focusing on food, nutrition, and sustainability opportunities and issues.
The FPS Committee is a resource to all BAC members with a mandate to engage policymakers, develop strategies and advocate for positive change on key issues, support industry growth and advancement, and be a resource to educate the membership and the industry.

The Committees Key Mandates:

  • Support innovation, ingredient and product development
  • Regulatory and quality compliance resource
  • Engage industry and government through advocacy and dialogue on mandates that impact on bakers and businesses
  • Support the discussion and education of sustainable practices
  • Support and encourage inclusion and collaboration through education, knowledge sharing and mentorship

Members of the FPS Committee
as of March 1, 2023

Joelle Proulx (Chair), Lallemand
Meili Hao, ADM
Julie Tannerhill, Bäckerhaus Veit
Najib Laghzioui, Bridor
Rebecca Steen, Caldic Canada Inc
Anu Gill, Calgary Italian Bakery Ltd
Olivier Lavigne-Lacroix, Canadian National Millers Association
Flora Wang, Canadian Sugar Institute
Chiara DiAngelo, Canadian Sugar Institute
David Saucier, Chemical Compliance
Enid Acosta, Del’s Pastry
Neelam Dhull, Give and Go Prepared Foods
Tembi Harvey, Give and Go Prepared Foods
Ron Cardey, St. Johns Packaging (Emballage St-Jean Ltée)
Farah Dib, Lallemand
Maria Darroch, Puratos
Julie Istead, Puratos
Jennifer Bedworth, Rich Products Corp
Jenny Eynon, Rich Products Corp
Veronica Ataya, St. Johns Packaging (Emballage St-Jean Ltée)
Dunja Sumanac-Guerrero, Restaurant Brands International
M. Hikmet Boyacioglu, KPM Analytics


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