Press Release

Midwest Food Products Association, Inc. & APPI Energy Partner on Money-Saving Benefit

November 16, 2020

Susan Skirta, Communication Specialist 

Salisbury, MD, November 16, 2020 — The Midwest Food Products Association announced a new agreement with consulting firm APPI Energy on a MWFPA member-only benefit to provide electricity and natural gas cost reduction and management services.  Through APPI Energy’s program, MWFPA members receive expert recommendations, cost reduction opportunities, and budget certainty through competitive procurement and fixed, all-inclusive energy contracts. In addition to procurement services, APPI Energy takes a holistic approach to energy management by helping clients implement and optimize demand cost reduction strategies.

“Every day, APPI Energy reviews the wide range of energy supplier prices across the country, and utilizes that data to lower operating expenses for our clients,” said Walter Moore, President and CEO of APPI Energy. “Recommendations to MWFPA members regarding when to buy energy, and which contract length is best, are based on extensive data analytics and over 24 years of transaction experience,” said Moore.

APPI Energy currently manages 10.1 billion kilowatt hours and 20 million dekatherms of natural gas.  APPI Energy’s unbiased, independent team of energy experts helps clients make smart business decisions about energy procurement, so they can focus on their business. Their energy consultants will:

  • Save You Time - Analyze your energy usage and existing supplier contracts.
  • Minimize Risk - Vet supplier contracts and monitor regulatory changes.
  • Reduce Confusion - Obtain the best price and contract term and conditions.
  • Transition Smoothly - Administer new supplier paperwork, manage transitions.
  • Improve Sustainability- Provide holistic energy efficiency recommendations.

“Though our partnership with APPI Energy, we hope to provide our members with sustainable and effective measures for cost reduction,” said Jason Culotta, President of MWFPA. “This is another valuable offering we are adding for MWFPA members to save money in their business operations.”

To take advantage of this new MWFPA member benefit, contact APPI Energy at 800-520-6685 or visit

About APPI Energy

Founded in 1996, APPI Energy provides data-driven procurement solutions to commercial, industrial, and nonprofit customers in every deregulated energy market in the U.S. APPI Energy delivers superior consulting, coordination of energy management strategies, and world-class customer service. The firm reduces and manages electricity and natural gas costs for members of 160 affinity groups.


The Midwest Food Products Association, Inc. is a trade association that advocates on behalf of food processing companies and affiliated industries in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Established in 1905 as the Wisconsin Canners Association, today the association represents a more diverse group of food processors on a variety of food issues. The primary role of MWFPA is to influence public policy and make the Midwest a great place for food processors to do business. The association’s activities can be summarized in four words; advocate, educate, communicate, and facilitate.