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Phone: 07 4276 1866
The FNQ Food Incubator is a Social Enterprise with a clear mission to support entrepreneurs to sustainably and profitably manufacture foods and beverages.
how can we help you?
If you’ve started, or are planning to start, a new food business venture, the FNQ Food Incubator is dedicated to building rock-solid foundations for your business. The FNQ Food Incubator is located in Cairns, Far North Queensland. Servicing food entrepreneurs with mentoring, training, resources and events to develop and showcase small scale and start-up food focussed businesses, producers and manufacturers.
Our team of business advisors behind the FNQ Food Incubator are dishing up the solution for food entrepreneurs to reduce the expense, anxiety and personal financial risk, to the highly ambitious and highly skilled food business entrepreneurs of Far North Queensland.
Through our partnerships with industry groups, Local, State, and Federal Government; the FNQ Food Incubator opens its doors to small and medium food enterprises to ensure that those who seek essential business supports are given the tools, resources and mentorship they truly deserve. They also partner with the Food Manufacturing Hub to provide shared amenities that allow for low-cost, low-risk food manufacturing, packaging and warehousing.
All this is done with one key objective: allowing early-stage food focussed businesses to get off the ground quickly!
own a food business?
If you’re the proud owner of an already up and running food business, we have resources to assist you with your next stage of growth. Whether you’ve been riding high on a wave of success, or you’re beginning to become slightly disheartened by recent setbacks, the FNQ Food Incubator could be your springboard to greater (or even greater) things.
Do you have a recipe that you would like to use?
FNQ Food Incubator can work with you to assist in any modifications required to an existing recipe to enable production of high unit volumes, i.e. production on a commercial scale.
Of course, your recipe is top secret – for your peace of mind, we can even provide a confidentiality agreement.
The Food Incubator Core Values
We look for opportunities for growth, for our company and for the food businesses we work with every day. We’re innovative thinkers and creative problem solvers, collaborating with our clients to find opportunities within challenges.
The FNQ Food Incubator is at the very centre of the Far North Queensland Food Cluster. We work closely with industry partners and stakeholders to deliver relevant and up to date information and resources which amplifies our collective knowledge.
We challenge the status quo, embrace change and solve problems through innovation, agility and creative thinking.