Victorian Food Innovation Network

Italian farming thriving on tradition and innovation

Italy is the European leader for companies in the agricultural and fisheries sector run by entrepreneurs under 35. Revolutionary ideas from those who combine tradition and innovation, focusing on teamwork.
Today it is not only the hoe, tractor, and fishing rod. The new generation of green and blue entrepreneurs who fish […]

Victorian Rural Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program

Are you a rural Victorian woman in agriculture who wants to be a better leader? Do you want to drive change, gain board experience or make a difference in your rural or regional community?
The Victorian Rural Women’s Network, alongside four partnerships, is offering funded places for rural Victorian women on […]

Salt reduction grants

Victorian Salt Reduction Innovation Grants of up to $25,000 are currently open and available to help small to medium enterprises (SME) reformulate their food products to reduce the amount of salt that Victorians are consuming.
These grants are a great way to help smaller companies make their foods healthier and be […]

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 […]