As a registered FoodINC business, we will offer you industry collaboration and networking opportunities and connect you with operators and mentors based on your individual business idea and level of business experience.

Members of FoodINC will have a direct connection to Melbourne’s North Food Group, a founding partner of the incubator and a peak industry group in Victoria for advocacy, trade, and supply chain excellence. To view more on the food group:

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Industry Networking

  • Opportunity to access industry association services from partners like Melbourne’s North Food Group around advocacy, trade, and supply chain excellence.
  • Networking, “meet the buyer” and “meet the expert” events hosted by MIC and its partners across Melbourne’s North and beyond.
  • Dedicated networking events for food startups and all incubator members


  • Dedicated advocacy and guidance by MIC incubator leaders and mentors across legal, export and trade, food safety, sales and marketing and government engagement
  • Access to group buying savings on ingredients and services through Melbourne’s North Food Group
  • Access to the expertise and training support that Melbourne Polytechnic’s skilled educators and trainers offer, from compliance and food safety through to a host of specialist short courses and vocational learning opportunities.
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How we can help?

Kitchen Access

FoodINC Essentials is a collection of useful documents/tools to help you start and grow your food business.

Development & Training

Join FoodINC to get the guidance you need from talks, workshops and expert mentors.

Industry Connections

FoodINC will offer you a diverse mix of industry networking and collaboration opportunities, and will connect you with industry operators and potential mentors.


Melb Poly - Preston

77 St Georges Road,
Preston VIC 3072

Melb Poly - Epping

Cooper St &, Dalton Rd,
Epping VIC 3076

MIC - Alphington

2 Wingrove St,
Alphington VIC 3078

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