Commercialise Your Food Product


Are you an existing food processor
considering value-adding your product
have an idea to create a line of gourmet foods?

Here is a workshop for you!

This workshop is the result of a survey sent out to food processors to identified areas of
skills and knowledge required by the  food processing industry

The workshop brings four guest speakers from Brisbane and case studies of the region

Janette McDonald (Foodstream Pty Ltd)
Senior Food Technologist, highly experienced in Food product development and product commercialisation.

David Lewis (Director Food Stream)
David Lewis deliver the factory layout presentation on the second day. Food Engineering Case Study-Advanced Design Tools and Applications -This is based on the tea dryer design using FEA, CFD and CAD/CAM to achieve outcomes in systems design. Food Plant Design Considerations. What do I need to know to set up a processing facility? Should I use a co-packer or do it myself?

Renee Weaver (Evolve Brand Design)
Graphic Designer, services in brand creation and design, packaging design, visual identity.

Paul Westbury (Westbury Consulting) 
As a business consultant Paul Westbury has helped many businesses to grow from a small business to a medium sized enterprise primarily through the following two changes to their business:  (1) the development and implementation of systems for the management of people, finances, sales and marketing, supply chain and business operations; 
(2) for the owner of the business to stop working in the business and start working on the business.  Using systems that Paul has developed as tools for small businesses, his clients are greatly satisfied with the results.

DATE:                  Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd March 2010

TIME:                  Monday 9:00am – 4:30pm    Tuesday 9:00 – 3:30pm

VENUE:              Serbian Club 
                              Greenslope Street, Edgehill.

COST:                  $50.00 + gst (Subsidised discount price)

RSVP:                  Friday 12th  March, 2010.   COB


This is an initiative of Advance Cairns and funded by the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation

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