Future Foods Company (FFC) says it’s looking for change-makers, creators, and entrepreneurs with start-up ideas on how to manage waste in the agrifood system to take part it its new Circular Value program.

FFC said it created Circular Value to support entrepreneurs in regional New South Wales working on ways to reduce food waste across the agriculture and food sector by utilising upcycled ingredients, byproducts and waste streams into high value consumer products.

The program is funded through the New South Wales government's Accelerating Regional Innovation Fund. 

The early stage program includes:

  • Weekly group sessions and masterclasses, conducted virtually;
  • fortnightly personalised sessions including 1:1 business coaching and mentoring;
  • comprehensive in-person bootcamp;
  • direct access to a network of mentors, experts, service providers, investors, value chain partners;
  • access to extensive collection of resources and tools;
  • PR opportunities through Food Futures Company events and partners; and
  • post-program support and pathways.

There is no cost for participants apart from travel and accommodation for the in person event.  

Applications close on 11 February 2024.

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