Development and Training

Professional Development

The Foodservice Suppliers Association Australia Incorporated has been operating since 2005 when the former Australian Foodservice Manufacturer’s Association (AFMA), which had been in existence for +40 years, moved to broaden its representation.

The FSAA is the premier national organisation representing all suppliers to the Foodservice Industry. The channels in which our members participate are:

Professional Development
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The organisation is focused on opportunities for our members through networking, education and professional development.

Our aim is to provide a complete package of member-exclusive services such as foodservice specific best practice programs, management mentoring, scholarships and other industry-specific initiatives.

The FSAA provides activities for our members where they can be a part of the wonderful experience this great industry provides. These are covered within our website.

Many of our initiatives are “industry firsts” and we will continue to strive to introduce more relevant benefits for members.


The FSAA Mentoring Program is an inspiring member-exclusive service that helps you unlock your full potential and achieve career success. Our program pairs you with senior industry leaders who guide and advise you on the key disciplines of leadership, empowering you with the varied skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to achieve your professional goals.

Our mentoring program is open to all levels within a member company, and we encourage you to take full advantage of this life-changing opportunity. With the guidance and support of experienced mentors, you can gain new perspectives, expand your skillset, and develop a network of supportive industry professionals.

The FSAA Mentoring Program is your pathway to personal and professional growth, empowering you to advance your career. Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to accelerate your success and achieve your dreams. Join the program today and unleash your full potential!

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Business Management Scholarship

At FSAA, we are dedicated to supporting the future of the foodservice industry by cultivating the next generation of business leaders. We are thrilled to offer the FSAA Business Management Scholarship, an industry-first initiative that provides an opportunity for individuals to expand their business knowledge and develop their leadership skills.

This exceptional program is exclusively open to member companies of FSAA, providing a chance for deserving candidates to attend a six-day live-in management course at the renowned Melbourne Business School. We take great pride in offering this scholarship every year, knowing that it can make a significant impact on the career trajectory of the recipient.

Our fair and impartial judging process ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to showcase their skills and knowledge, with the most deserving candidate ultimately receiving the scholarship.

We invite you to join us in supporting the next generation of industry leaders by applying for the FSAA Business Management Scholarship. Apply today and take the first step towards a brighter, more successful future in the foodservice industry.