ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ စီးပြားေရး၊ လူမႈေရးႏွင့္ ေနထိုင္မႈအဆင့္အတန္းဖြံ႕ၿဖိဳးတိုးတက္မႈမ်ားရရွိရန္ ေဆာင္ရြက္ရာတြင္ ပုဂၢလိကစားေသာက္ကုန္ထုတ္လုပ္သူးမ်ားသည္ အဓိကအေရးႀကီးသည့္ က႑အျဖစ္ တည္ရွိၿပီး၊ လုပ္ငန္းရွင္မ်ားအေနျဖင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္အဖြံ႕အစည္းမ်ား၊ ကုန္သြယ္မႈလုပ္ငန္းအဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ား၊ ၀န္ေဆာင္မႈလုပ္ငန္း အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားႏွင့္ ညီညႊတ္စြာ လက္တြဲပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ႏိုင္ေစရန္ ေအာက္ပါ ရည္ရြယ္ခ်က္မ်ားျဖင့္ အဆုိပါအသင္းကို တည္ေထာင္ရျခင္းျဖစ္သည္။
Myanmar is the largest country on mainland South-East Asia with a total land area of 676,577 sq.km and a coastline of 2832km. The Population is estimated at 60 million. The country shares total international borders of 5858km with Bangladesh and India on the north-west China on the north-east and Laos and Thailand on the south-east. It is a dynamic crossroad linking South East Asia, Western China (Yunnan) and the India sub-continent an is an economic gateway to a potential vast market of round about two billion consumer as well as sub-regional economic nodal links.
Myanmar is primarily still an agricultural country with agriculture contributing approximately 36.4% if GDP in the year 2011-2012. Most of the manufacturing activities are also agricultural based and among these, the food industry enjoys the highest share at approximately 63% of total registered industries. The government of Myanmar realizes that due to the geographic location, demand potential, availability of raw materials and human resources, the food sector is seen as one of the most promising sectors for not only domestic industrial development but also for export growth. The Myanmar Agro Based Food Processors & Exporters Association was founded on 21st August 2006 with the aim of developing the food industry of the country. The Food Industries Development Supporting Laboratory has also been established since 2009 for the evaluation and standardization of food products. The name of the association has also been changed to Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association since 11th May, 29012, to cover all food sectors.