Are you interested in new vegetable product development but don’t know where to start? Or have you already started developing new vegetable products but want to learn about the innovative technology and fresh approaches that are out there in the marketplace?

If you’re looking for insights, tools, resources and contacts that can help you develop value-added vegetable products that catch and keep consumer interest, save the date for the upcoming VegInnovations Regional Roadshow travelling around Australia across June, July and August.

Coordinated by the levy-funded VegPRO and VegNET programs and delivered by 2017 Churchill Fellow Hazel MacTavish-West, these free workshops host leading experts in consumer trends and the supply chain to help you and your business find new products that can capture fresh market segments and create alternative paths to market for your produce.

Each workshop will also feature local producers who have created value-added products, who will share their experiences and help provide practical insights into the process of new product development, from idea to implementation.

The roadshow will be visiting the following locations, so click through to visit the EventBrite page for each workshop:

As well as being a great learning opportunity, these events also bring together like-minded industry members to workshop product ideas and discuss consumer trends, making them a great networking opportunity for growers interested in becoming more involved in the product development space.

To keep track of all events being delivered by VegPRO, the vegetable industry’s own training and professional development program, visit its EventBrite page.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 29 May 2018 and 24 April 2018. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!