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 Preparing food entrepreneurs for the next phase of growth. 


Whether you’re looking to expand your food product line or increase distribution, our packaged food Incubator Program will provide training, guidance, and resources to help your company push its potential.

This includes:

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Live online sessions led by experts in food safety and regulations, processing, business strategies and increasing distribution.

​Connections with industry service providers, and like-minded food entrepreneurs who are on the journey with you.


Projects designed to help you apply your new knowledge and grow your business.


Membership in the Venturepark Labs Portal to connect with entrepreneurs and access posted resources.


To receive details on the next Incubator, please subscribe to the Venturepark Labs Newsletter.

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Marlis Bens, Head of Resource Development for Venturepark Labs


Program Manager

Marlis has 20 years of food industry experience leading product development and regulatory affairs at the grocery retail and food manufacturing levels. She’s helped many small food manufacturing companies in the packaged food industry, and will guide you through the program alongside our network of industry experts.

In Partnership with

City of Toronto
Startup Toronto
National Research Council Canada

Sponsored by

Sobeys Canada
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