Victorian Food Innovation Network

Food and Beverage Trade Shows 2019

Trade Victoria is seeking applications from export-ready Victorian food and beverage organisations interested in participating in a range of trade missions to the United Arab Emirates, Japan, Vietnam and China in 2019.

Why should you attend?
Trade mission participants will have the opportunity to exhibit their products at a trade show and […]

Food drying technology course, 13-14 March, 2019

This short course is presented by FiE and FoodStream in cooperation with CSIRO’s Food Innovation Centre.
This course aims to give participants an understanding of drying technologies commonly used across the food industry and how we can improve current processes and products, and design/select new systems that are safe, effective and efficient.
The program combines […]


The challenge for many businesses in the food industry, particularly Small & Medium Enterprises (SME), is that traditional methods of taking new products and services to market are too slow, expensive and high risk, with consumer or customer needs not adequately embedded in the final solution. Additionally, many SMEs […]

Taste Victoria

Taste Victoria is the government’s roadmap for growing and investing in Victoria’s food and fibre exports. See the Taste Victoria promo video here.

Download Taste Victoria  [PDF File – 1.2 MB]
Download Taste Victoria (accessible)  [MS Word Document – 103.7 KB]
Taste Victoria includes two main initiatives: Global Table and Growing Food and Fibre Markets.
Global […]

Freshlogic Analytics launch

Today Freshlogic launch Freshlogic Analytics, a complete set of fresh fruit and vegetable market information and insights made available through an online access system.

Category analysis includes:

Detailed coverage of 50 fresh fruit and  vegetable categories.
Category market size in volume and value.
Product group level sales contribution.
Retailer market share by volume and value, by quarter.
Market supply […]

How can Virtual Reality transform agriculture?

AR and VR have the potential to help farmers visualize crop data now available to them.
Drones built with inertial sensors, GPS, powerful processors, and imaging sensors can give farmers and data scientists a look at what’s happening in their fields.
Farmers wearing VR headsets can scan paddocks and assess crop response and […]

Foods top 5 mega trends

According to global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen CEO Mauricio Graber (pictured above) there are 5 mega trends driving the food industry:

Global growth of dairy
Sustainability and plant-based proteins
Food waste and fermentation
Health and nutrition
Natural colours and clean label

You can read more about these trends here

The State of European Food Tech 2018

Future food-tech 2018 was held in London last week.
Future Food-Tech is an international innovation and investment summit held annually in London, San Francisco and New York.
The report the State of European Food Tech 2018 was released at the conference. Key points include:

The report highlights the global growth of five food delivery […]

The Victorian Food Innovation Network launches on LinkedIn

Will Dalton, Nicki Marks and Melinda Knapp from the Victorian Food Innovation Network.
Today the Victorian Food Innovation Network launches on LinkedIn.
Let us help you connect to innovation experts such as @Badalya @TarnFoodConsulting @FAPIC @BeanstalkAgTech who can help you grow your business.
Stay informed about upcoming events in #foodinnovation and #foodtechnology.
Keep up […]