Victorian Food Innovation Network

Food labelling 101 workshop

8.45 am – 1 pm, Tuesday 18 September 2018
Level 1, 440 Collins St, Melbourne
FoodLegal’s Charles Fisher will present an interactive half-day workshop and walk participants through all the elements to consider when developing a product label, from allergen statements to ingredients lists.
This event is for anyone starting their journey into […]

Innovation focus at 2018 Food Science and Technology Convention

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
11-12 September 2018
The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) Convention is the premier food industry event in Australia. This year four concurrent streams across the two-day convention will focus on key areas around innovation:

Consumer insights
Enabling innovation
Supporting innovation
What are you doing about…?

Key elements of this year’s convention include:

A […]

Nutrition Australia’s Tryfor5 Campaign 14 – 20 October 2018

Nutrition Australia’s Tryfor5 Campaign is fast approaching on 14 – 20 October 2018.
Try for 5 is an annual campaign developed by Nutrition Australia that aims to encourage Australians to increase their vegetable consumption to the recommended five serves per day.
Try for 5 transformed recipes will be showcased on our Tryfor5 website plus tasty […]

Apply now for the Rocket Seeder ‘Spring Crop 18’ food and agriculture startup program

Rocket Seeder is currently scouting for 10 amazing new food and agriculture innovators and entrepreneurs looking to bring new products and services to market, from production to consumption, including food, beverages, software, hardware, chemistry, materials, equipment, packaging, new processes and new business models.
To apply for Spring Crop 18, or for more information, please visit:
or contact Emma […]

2018 Natural Dye Conference

Drawing professionals and seasoned practitioners together over two days, the conference provides an opportunity to hear from experts in farming, processing, manufacturing and researching natural dyes.   The Natural Dye Conference explores the opportunities that botanical dyes present for local fibre industries. Tickets available here.

Green bin revolution for Melbourne’s south-east

Bin day is to be transformed for hundreds of thousands of Melbourne households, who will be sending both food scraps and green waste to a new $65 million composting plant as early as next year.
Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg will announce on Thursday that the plant will divert more than […]

Are you going to Fine Food Australia in Melbourne?

This year’s Fine Food Australia brings the whole industry to one spot on 10 – 13 September with 1,000+ exhibitors, thousands more products and fresh ideas to supercharge your business.
Registrations is free prior to 5pm AEST Friday 7 September 2018. Register online here

Register for CSIRO’s Impact7 event coming up in August

From saving newborn lives to decontaminating soil to uncovering the mysteries of space; IMPACT7 2018 showcases the Australian research making a huge impact. Over one discovery-filled day, hear how researchers are addressing the major challenges facing our globe.
In partnership with CSIRO, IMPACT7 2018 will spotlight high-impact research from across the […]

Food for thought: Challenges and opportunities for farming in Melbourne’s foodbowl

Melbourne is surrounded by a highly productive foodbowl that is important to the food supply of this rapidly growing city.
Previous generations have managed the resources of the city’s hinterland to maintain the capacity of the land, waterways and ecosystems to feed the city’s residents.
However, rapid and continuing growth since the […]

Victorian Agribusiness Summit 2018

This year’s theme, “More Food for Thought”, will showcase the developments in Victoria’s regional  agribusiness sector. The Summit promises to deliver an exciting line up of speakers from all sectors of the food production and manufacturing sector. The latest technological advances will be on display for any organisation involved in food […]