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Food entrepreneurship is not just about starting, owning or being involved in a food business. It is also about identifying good and potential opportunities therein. Food entrepreneurship is also about adding value along the food chain to those opportunities, including innovation.

Food entrepreneurs require the knowledge and skills needed to manage the development of these innovations, to recognize and evaluate potential opportunities to monetize these innovations, to plan specific and detailed methods to exploit these opportunities, and to acquire the resources necessary to implement these plans hence the need for workshops and training to explore recent innovations in the food business

FoodpreneurNews in collaboration with Fooddotcom Academy had packaged a well tailored one day workshops for interested participants. We are confident this workshops will help food business owners, operators, managers and investors to use food innovation to gain competitive advantage.

Training Highlights

  • Develop a plan for implementing food entrepreneurial activities in a globalized and competitive environment.
  • Discuss what is meant by food entrepreneurship and innovation from both a theoretical and practical perspective.
  • Learn how to perceive opportunity, manage risk, organize resources and value addition
  • Develop a practical framework for the design and implementation of a systematic innovation strategy in food business.
  • Understanding the sources of innovation opportunities in food business and development of the skills to identify and analyze these opportunities for entrepreneurship and food innovation.
  • Develop a business model for a new venture, including revenue, margins, operations, working capital, and investment.
  • Discuss the attitudes, values, characteristics, behavior, and processes associated with possessing a positive food entrepreneurial mindset.

At FoodpreneurNews, we are always ready to promote entrepreneurship in the food business.

For further information, please contact, Rasaq on +234 7059549741/ +234 8091251141 or email [email protected];      [email protected] Twitter: @food_oke


About The Author

Rasaq Oke

Rasaq Oke hold a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) Honours degree in Food Science & Technology from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. He is a seasoned Food Technologist and Agribusiness expert with wide and rich industry experience that cut across reputable organization like Guinness Plc, Crown Cork and Seal, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (now Neimeth Pharmaceuticals), Livestock Feeds Plc. and Tantalizers Plc. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FOODDOTCOMACADEMY SERVICES, Managing Consultant with RESPITALITY CARE COMPANY (RCC), and Publisher/ CEO of FOODPRENEURS PUBLISHING COMPANY, the publisher of FOODPRENEURNEWS, a print and online food magazine ( Mr. Oke is an accomplished food entrepreneur, consultant, administrator, instructor, and facilitator. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) and the Head,-Editorial Board of the NIFST Food Forum Magazine; An Executive Member of the Nigeria Association of Agricultural Journalist (NAAJ). He is an Full Member and Secretary of the Membership, Certification and Education Committee of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He a a Media and Communication Consultant to the Lagos State Fadama Coordination Office (SFCO) and the Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) in addition to being a Technical Partner to the Lagos State Consumer Protection Authority (LASCOPA). He is married with children and loves playing table tennis as well as travelling.

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