Funding now available under Round 3 of the Premium Food and Wine Credentials Grant Program – Non-GM and Organic

Food and beverage businesses and industry groups are eligible to apply for a newly launched grant program to assist with attaining non-GM and organic third-party certifications that will support achievement of either or both of the following aims:   Accessing new or higher value markets Contribution to premium positioning or achieving superior prices for products…

Israel Trade Mission June 2017

Leading businesses in agriculture, water, and food and wine production will be showcasing their products in a Trade Mission to Israel in June 2017, led by CEO and Managing Director of Elders, Mark Allison and hosted by the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce South Australia (AICC SA).     The Mission program has been designed…

Do you want to become an Australian Trusted Trader?

Australian Trusted Trader is a voluntary trade facilitation initiative. It recognises businesses with a secure supply chain and compliant trade practices, rewarding accredited businesses with a range of trade facilitation benefits. Australian Trusted Trader is free to join and accreditation is available to all Australian businesses that are active in the international trade supply chain,…

Allergen claims are still confusing consumers

Plain English food ingredient statements aren’t as clear as they need to be. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released a Plain English Allergen Labelling report with several key recommendations to clarify food allergen claims for consumers.   A number of issues with terminology are identified in the report, including the lack of standardization and…

Trade Waste funding round update

Trade Waste Initiative Grants   Grants for two programs under the State Government’s Trade Waste Initiative are now open for eligible businesses.   Delivered by Green Industries SA, this announcement follows the successful completion of the first round of funding for Resource Productivity Assessments in which 12 grants were awarded (see http://www.greenindustries.sa.gov.au/trade-waste-initiative-funding-awarded).   Resource Productivity…