Our national incubator
programs facilitate food
innovators, getting you from
concept to kitchen table.
Individually tailored and
delivered virtually, we can
help anywhere in Canada
reach everywhere in Canada.

CONCEPT TO MARKET SPRINT

This intensive program matches you with a product development expert to validate, design, and develop your innovative packaged food product idea.

Over this eight-week sprint, our expert will guide you through seven live classes and one personalized coaching session to help you research the market, identify your essential product benefits, and develop your food product. Concept to Market offers a unique blend of the essential elements of food safety, quality assurance and food regulatory compliance with fundamental business management principles.

Program fee: $500

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INCUBATOR

For when you know what
you have, and want to see
where it can take you.

The District Ventures Kitchen incubator helps prepare your food product
for the next phase of growth, whether it’s into a commercial kitchen or
across the country.

Acceptance into the incubator is ongoing and lasts for 12 months, however,
membership can be renewed based on the advancement of the company
during the 12-month time frame. For those manufacturing at District
Ventures Kitchen, enrollment in our incubator is automatic.

Program fee: $1,200 ($100 monthly)

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Benefits

  • Monthly sessions with our product development expert
  • Access to all virtual District Ventures Kitchen workshops and sessions
  • Access to vendor database and online forum

 

To join the incubator program, entrepreneurs must at minimum:

  • Be federally or provincially incorporated
  • Have a validated proof of concept
  • Be growth oriented