Victorian Food Innovation Network

Monash Food Innovation Centre has a new partner

FOOD INNOVATION NEWS
PLAY Market Research (PLAYMR) has joined the Monash Food Innovation Centre (FIC) to provide a complete end-to-end consumer and shopper research approach.
The partnership brings together the best of capabilities, expertise and toys at the Monash FIC in Clayton.
Food manufacturers looking to get an innovation project off the ground, or validate a great concept with consumers/shoppers, […]

Food Industry News

Feature article of the week  – from Fast Company
The Plant-Based Impossible Burger
 
 Keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the food industry
Australian Food News www.ausfoodnews.com.au
Global Food Industry News  www.just-food.com
Inside Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) www.insidefmcg.com.au/
Food and Beverage Industry News www.foodmag.com.au/
Food Ingredients First http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com
Food Processing www.foodprocessing.com/industrynews/
Seeds & Chips Bytes www.seedsandchips.com
Food Dive – Food Industry News www.fooddive.com
 
 

Food fact

“Melbourne has the highest number of restaurants and cafes per number of people than any other city in the world.”

Recycling Industry Transition Support Grants open

Victoria’s recycling industry has been provided a $1 million funding package as part of the State Government’s response to China’s National Sword policy.
The move is part of the Victorian Government’s $13 million package towards councils and industry to support the ongoing collection of household recyclable waste.
Funding will be available to […]

Melbourne Knowledge Week

7 – 13 May 2018
The 2018 ‘Melbourne Knowledge Week festival’ will feature some exciting food innovation activities.
This year the team at the City of Melbourne is coordinating a large program of activity focussed on food systems innovation, scaling food/hospitality focused start-up businesses, and building on the ‘Melbourne experience’.
Through seven days of interactive events, workshops, dinners, and […]

2018 Food Network Expo

Tuesday 5 June 2018
Connect, consult and advance at the Food Network Expo!
Monash Food Innovation Centre (MFIC) is hosting a Food Network Expo at Monash Clayton.
The exhibition is for everyone interested in the food business looking to up-skill and network with other people within the food industry.
Exhibitors will cover areas such as sensory, […]

World Dairy Innovation Awards 2018 open for entries

Entries are now open for the FoodBev World Dairy Innovation Awards 2018, closing 11 May.
Now in their 12th year, the World Dairy Innovation Awards are designed to celebrate excellence and innovation across every category of the global dairy industry.
Both established brands and exciting start-ups are invited to enter the awards to […]

Rural Press Club – Networking with Victoria’s Agri-Innovators

Wednesday 28 March, 2018
Join Laura Poole, Rural Press Club of Victoria President and ABC journalist, who will host a panel session with Victoria’s agri-innovators.
Hear firsthand from some of the entrepreneurial agribusinesses that are changing the face of food production through their innovative start-ups.
The entertaining panel session features Geert Hendrix (Farmwall), Eleanor Toulmin (MimicTec) […]

ICM Agrifood Award for excellence in Agrifood

Applications for the 2018 award are now open and close Friday 13 April 2018.
Two of Australia’s most innovative young food and agriculture professionals will win the 2018 ICM Agrifood Award.
The ICM Agrifood Award is an early career award for two scientists or technologists who have achieved substantial peer/industry recognition for his/her […]