Are you thinking of starting your own food business? Are you going around in circles struggling to find where to begin?
This information session is a practical, no-nonsense synopsis of what you need to think about before seeing your food product on a shelf. You'll get tips and hints gathered by us over seven years' of helping young businesses become successful. Take away a simple checklist of tasks to be done at a fraction of the price of an hour of one-on-one consulting.
Discussion topics will include:
What: Types of products and types of business
Why: What gap in the market am I filling?
Who: Identifying a Target Market
Where: Finding food safe premises
When: Timeframes and expectations
How: Starting a food business from scratch, compliance with the food laws, research and product development, retail vs wholesale, etc.
- Types of products and types of business
- Identifying a Target Market
- Finding food safe premises
- Get tips and hints gathered by us over eight years' of helping young businesses become successful.
- Take away a clear view of the effort required and the tasks to be accomplished
Multiple parking options are available, both free and paid: on the street, in public car parks attached to the shopping centre or in a high rise car park adjacent to the Brimbank Council Offices.
There is also easy access to public transport with buses and trains to Sunshine Train Station.
- Your interest to learn!
- Your idea for discussion
People with a plan to start a new food business and want to do some high level market research into what is entailed.
Vendor since 2015
A small business (kitchen) incubator offering services and space to get your new food business off the ground. Our aim is to create a place where new food businesses are nurtured to success in an environment of sharing and support.
Our clients include food producers making for their customers and retailers, trainers teaching others to cook, food companies running product familiarisation events and team building functions.
We provide advice and guidance on how to get your new business up and running - writing your business plan, setting up your food safety program and registration with the relevant authorities to create your food products (legally) and present them to the world.
Referrals to other small business supporters such as Accountants, Lawyers, IP Professionals and Food Technology and Packaging experts are available from our list of referral partners.
Refunds are available on cancellation of your place, up until the time tickets stop selling (usually two days before the class date).
Please note that we have minimum requirements for our classes to run effectively. If these numbers are not met, we reserve the right to cancel the class and offer a full refund or a transfer to another class.
Cancellations of class participants will be accepted up to two days before the class date. No refunds will be given if your place is cancelled within those two days.
Transfers are accepted. Please let us know who to expect in your place.