Foodpreneur Advantage

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Foodpreneur Advantage is a regional collaboration of Small Business Enterprise Centres in southwestern Ontario, and is supported by Libro Credit Union and FedDev Ontario. Whether you are starting your food venture, or ready to expand and scale your operation, this is the place to start.

Foodpreneur Advantage offers:

  • A monthly series of introductory seminars and training opportunities to support entrepreneurs looking to get a start in the industry. Register for Foodpreneur Advantage seminars on our events calendar or the Foodpreneur Advantage website.
  • Foodpreneur Scale-Up Program, offered twice a year, encompasses a comprehensive 10-week program for a select group of 20 businesses that produce consumer packaged goods and have demonstrated high potential to scale operations. The program will connect entrepreneurs to industry experts and mentoring opportunities.

Food and beverage manufacturing resources

Past Participants

Check out our 2021-2023 Foodpreneur Advantage Scale-Up program participates from the Windsor-Essex area.

Handmade savoury egg roll appetizers.

Artisan style pita chips.

Middle Eastern garlic sauce.

Spicy condiments.

Original, sweet and hot everything sauces.

Health-focused bakery featuring gluten, grain, dairy, soy, peanut and cashew-free products.

Colombian single-origin coffee.

High protein pancake mixes.

Gluten-free restaurant and manufacturer of gourmet sauces and pizzas.

Instant Canadian caesar cocktail mix.

Cold brew coffee.

Handcrafted gourmet popcorn.

Small batch brewery located on a family farm.

Handcrafted gourmet popcorn.

Traditional Ghanaian savoury meat pies and other specialities.