Giving big ideas the room to grow — from inspiration to commercialization.
Are you looking for a place to grow your food business? The Food Incubator offers shared commercial kitchens and private production spaces to meet the needs of early stage food companies. Members have access to the business incubator program, which provides support for product development, production, business fundamentals, and scaling distribution.
Since 2019, the Food Incubator has supported close to 100 businesses, with an economic output of approximately $15M, and has been an essential resource for lowering barriers to entry in the food ecosystem.
A commercial kitchen to create, test, and scale your business
Flexible hourly or monthly rental spaces
Convenient online booking
Specialized food production equipment
On-site storage rentals: cold, frozen, and ambient temperatures
Shipping and receiving areas
Public health inspected
Located in North York, ON
Food Business Incubator
Programming support to learn the fundamentals needed for growth
Live events led by food industry experts
Online members-only resource library and discussion forum
Discover a pathway to sustainable production growth
Build connections with a community of like-minded and growing food companies
Enjoy a flexible and affordable space to accommodate your production needs
Ready to grow into your own space? Our private units give you the room you need.
WHAT WE OFFER
8 commercial kitchens in a range of sizes
Refrigerated units available
Access to meeting rooms
Food Business Incubator Membership
Produce on your schedule with flexible access to your private unit
On-site storage for ingredients and finished products.
Separate receiving and shipping areas for your growing distribution needs.
Join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs
Food Business Incubator resources to help you grow.
Meet the Members
2M product liability insurance
Current Product Commercial Liability Insurance
Valid Food Handler Certification
Business Incorporation Recommended