The AWESOME program assists women entrepreneurs in growing food-processing businesses in the Canadian prairies. The AWESOME team provides business development support through one-on-one support and group education services. AWESOME is an initiative of the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc. and is supported by the Government of Canada through the Women’s Entrepreneurship Strategy Eco-System Fund.

AWESOME is member-based and is available to women entrepreneurs in the food processing industry, located in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Membership is free. For more information, visit

AWESOME Virtual Accelerator

10 weeks of intensive learning and strategic connections for women-led food processing companies in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

AWESOME Accelerator quck details:

  • Improve your marketing and operations to help reach Canada-wide sales.
  • Participate in guided, live discussions with experts, seasoned entrepreneurs and your peers.
  • Learn sales strategies and improve your packaging for domestic expansion.
  • Develop yoru pitching skills in real and simulated scenarios and for a variety of potential audiences.

Click here for more information and how to apply.  

AWESOME Training Advantage

Apply to receive up to $500 for registration costs towards a training program of your choice that will help your business grow.

The AWESOME Advantage Learning Program supports your continuous education! If you or a staff member want to attend a training program which will directly help your business develop, AWESOME will reimburse the cost of the program up $500 (or 50% of the total cost, which ever comes first) upon completion. 

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Become an AWESOME Member - FREE to Join!

To access the programs offered through AWESOME, you will need to become a member.  Access expert advice, special funding programs and a network of other women entrepreneurs in the foodindustry!  Membership is currently FREE.