Food industry

The Healthy Eating Advisory Service can support food manufacturers and suppliers to provide and promote healthier food choices in early childhood services, schools, hospital retail food outlets and workplaces. 

You can assess your products as GREEN, AMBER or RED online with FoodChecker. You can also read about the Victorian School Canteens and Other School Food Services Policy, and the Healthy Choices guidelines on this site, or learn more in our online and face to face training options.

The Healthy Eating Advisory Service can also assist with collaboration between food service staff and health professionals working with them, and key food industry groups in relation to:

  • communication
  • information and resources relevant to the
    • production
    • supply
    • distribution
    • promotion of healthier foods and drinks.

The service also offers workshops and professional development for food services staff and the food industry on healthy food provision and promotion.


For more information, email us or call 1300 22 52 88.


Building Healthier Foods Innovation Grants

Help for businesses to reduce salt, sugar and other healthy attributes of food products. 

Food Innovation Australia Limited, in collaboration with VicHealth, are working together to connect food manufacturers with experts to make and market healthier foods. They are offering innovation grants of up to $50,000 and help with finding the right expertise. 

Get further assistance with reformulation and new product development at


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