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$10 per week



we provide members access to:



weekly e-newsletter


food business

consulting services


culinary business



showcases of your products at events and online





food business mentoring and support

Become a FNQ Food Incubator Member


























































The FNQ Food Incubator nurtures and supports businesses who have developed a food or beverage product and are now ready to sell in volume to the general public. Through mentoring, capacity developing programs and hands on assistance we incubate sustainable, profitable businesses who employ people, utilise locally grown produce, reduce food waste and contribute to the food supply chain and local economy.

As a FNQ Food Incubator member you will have access to the following:

  • Free admission to workshops.

  • ​Your business and products profiled at showcase events to consumers.

  • A weekly e-newsletter with industry updates.

  • Your product showcased in gift hampers.

  • Feature profile posts about your business and products on our social media.

  • One on one mentoring.

  • Your product promoted to chefs and caterers for menu collaborations.

  • Listing of your products on our platform.

  • Your business and products showcased at industry networking events with chefs and retailers.

  • A calendar of FNQ food related events and opportunities.

Becoming a member of FNQ Food Incubator enables you to make valuable business connections – both with established professionals and with ambitious, up and coming members of the food business community.
regulatory compliance

All food businesses must comply with food safety law, you may need to develop a Food Safety Program based on HACCP principles. We can assist with: 

  • Licensing & compliance

  • HACCP & food safety

  • Product/range development

  • Research & development (R&D)

business planning

By appointment and/or through group workshops, FNQ Food Incubator provides members with industry-specific customised business mentoring.

  • Business mentoring & planning

  • Creating a business plan

  • Sales & marketing strategy

  • Operations

  • Finance & insurance advice

manufacturing & logistics

Manufacturing on a larger scale and having to mass-produce your food product without compromising the taste or quality requires a food scientist or consultant, we can help with:

  • Recipe development

  • Product/range development

  • Packaging design

  • Manufacturing

  • Logistics & distribution advice

branding & marketing

Without the specifics of a carefully thought-out marketing strategy, any company business plan remains incomplete.

  • Marketing

  • Social media

  • PR & communications

  • Website development

  • Online branding

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