The FNQ Food Incubator is a group of food experts and innovators collaborating to support Far North Queensland food businesses scale up across the country and the globe, who come together in a central manufacturing hub for inspiration, collaboration, and support.
With a collective ranging from handmade chocolates, artisan ice-cream, native jams, coffee, chilli sauce, kombucha to wines, the incubator’s focus is to showcase the region in which its members live and manufacture their products.
Spanning from Cairns, west to Mount Isa, south to Townsville and north to Thursday Island, the FNQ Food Incubator has been created to be a powerful and influential collective of food and drink, manufacturers, marketers, business leaders and entrepreneurs, providing opportunities and resources to make it easier for all businesses to grow their profile, business and employment in the region.
The Cairns-based FNQ Food Incubator provides access to industry-specific resources and low cost, low-risk shared-use commercial kitchens and food manufacturing and packaging facilities to local entrepreneurs jump-starting early-stage food companies.
The FNQ Food Incubator is a one-stop-shop where astute international buyers can source new and innovative food and beverage products that have just been launched onto the market that can be tailored to suit their consumers needs. Speak with our representative about how we can introduce you to our members.
1. A one-stop-shop for entrepreneurs and emerging businesses in the food processing and manufacturing sector to experiment, trial and commercialise new food products.
2. A food hub and innovation cluster to accelerate knowledge and capabilities, new product development, new start-ups, investment, productivity improvements, increased competitiveness and export growth.