The Ozark Food Producers Association (OFPA), founded in 1906, 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.