Dulwich Bakery goes for Guinness gold

Congratulations to Food South Australia member Dulwich Bakery for their attempt on the record for the World’s Biggest Vanilla Slice – or custard slice, as The Guinness Book of Records likes to call it – last Sunday. While they are still waiting to find out if they have broken the record, the end result was…

Apply now for the Australian Export Awards

Is it time your business is recognised for its export success?   The Australian Export Awards (AEA) is a national program that honours Australian businesses for their export achievements and contribution to Australia’s economic prosperity. Enter for your chance to: Boost your profile and reputation among local and international customers Distinguish yourself from your competitors…

ACCC Warning About Grants And Loans To Small Business

Are you a small business looking for information about government grants?   The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a public warning notice about the conduct of Australian Business Funding Centre Pty Ltd (also known as Australian Business Financing Centre or ABFC) which operates the website http://www.australiangovernmentgrants.org/.   The ABFC purports to offer, for…

Look North

The Northern Economic Plan (NEP), Look North, released earlier this year provides a blueprint for a prosperous northern Adelaide, focused on creating jobs and empowering local communities. Food industries have been highlighted in the plan as a sector set to play a critical role in attracting investment to the region and growing jobs.   To…

Trade Waste Initiative Updated

The guidelines for the Trade Waste Initiative have been updated and are now available on the Green Industries SA website.   Changes to the guidelines include a revision of the definition of food and beverage customers to “customers with a saleable food or beverage product (wholesale or retail) that is: (a) used directly for human…

Compliant Food Label Construction – Industry Workshop

Step by step constructing a compliant food label for the Australian food industry   The Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology is hosting a workshop designed to help Australian food businesses construct compliant food labels on 16 September 2016.   Food South Australia members are eligible for a discount to attend this workshop, which…