Category Archives: Member News

The latest news about members of Food South Australia, including new products, success stories, award wins and events.

Learning lean manufacturing close up has been the focus of a series of tours to Japan hosted by Food South Australia member Shinka Management and recently they released a new video to share the experiences of recent participants in a …

Taste truly South Australian liqueurs including the handcrafted Ambra Limoncello at Food South Australia member Ambra Liqueurs’s cellar door on 21 October.   Experience the intense citrus flavour of our Ambra Limoncello Spritz made by SA Cocktail Training and select tastings …

La Casa Del Formaggio MD Voices New TV Advertisement La Casa Del Formaggio has announced that it will be commencing its new TV advertising campaign in Adelaide in October, and taking the unusual step of having the Managing Director voice …

Hot on the heels of their retail award win at Fine Food Melbourne 2016 for the Bickford and Sons Sparkling Range, the Bickford’s Group have opened their new 23rd Street Distillery in Renmark.     The rejuvenated century-old Renmano site …

The latest flavour to join Maggie Beer’s esteemed ice cream range, Salted Honey & Roasted Almond Ice Cream has a velvety mouthfeel that can only come from fresh cream, egg yolks and Beechworth honey; this is a richly flavoured, wonderfully dense ice cream …

AlmondCo was named Exporter of the Year in Business SA Export Awards on October 5   Click here for the official media release

Within a year of re-establishing cheese making at Murray Bridge, Beston Global Food Company (BFC) has topped its class at the South Australian Dairy Industry Awards.   All the Beston Pure Foods Edwards Crossing-branded cheeses that were nominated in the …

New branding for South Australian icon Maggie Beer is starting to appear in stores, beginning with the release of this season’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil.     With seasonal produce the unchallenged hero across the Maggie Beer range, the new …

Best known for their very Australian lamingtons, Kytons Bakery has branched out, baking a product that originates from the other side of the world – Belgian Waffles – and launching a new retail pack at the Royal Adelaide Show.   …

Food South Australia member Coopers Brewery has partnered with Tennis Australia and won the exclusive beer pourage rights for the Australian Open for the next five years.   The agreement means that only Coopers beer will be poured at Melbourne …

Adelaide food producer Spring Gully Foods is shaking up the pickled vegetable market with the launch of a new line of Australian-grown produce in an innovative lift-and-drain packaging format.   The new line includes Spring Gully dill cucumbers, along with …

Looking to support the rapid growth of his family’s business with expert insights, new ways of thinking and tailored professional development, Anthony Paech, Managing Director at Beerenberg Pty Ltd and former Chairman of Food South Australia, joined the 12 month …

MOO Premium Foods has doubled its staff to meet higher volume and business demands and relaunched to leverage a national distribution deal.   Founder and Managing Director of MOO Premium Foods Mick Sanders says it’s a turning point for the …

New Food South Australia member L’Abruzzese collected silver and bronze medals at the 2016 Australian Food Awards last month.   The Australian Food Awards are a new initiative of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV), designed to build on …

“Using creativity to convert an idea into an invoice” is the focus of Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations released recently by Food Innovation Australia.   Food South Australia members Ceravolo Orchards (Ashton Valley Fresh), MexEx , Tucker’s Natural and …

Adelaide-based Beston Global Food Company (BFC) has launched a limited edition black wax cheddar as a tribute to the South Australian dairy industry.   A series of 2,500 special release blocks were made available for purchase online via Beston Marketplace …

CELEBRATE THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF OUR STATE’S FOOD INDUSTRY   Book your early bird tickets now for the 2016 South Australian Food Industry Awards Program Gala Dinner, Friday 25 November at the Adelaide Convention Centre.           …

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 …

As members may be aware, the Government of South Australia is currently seeking community input to the discussion about expanding South Australia’s role in the nuclear fuel cycle.   Food South Australia encourages members and the food industry to contact …

Brexit – Immediate Impact on Food and Agriculture :  Innova Market Insights   24 June 2016 — The UK exit from the European Union will lead to immediate questions for the food industry in terms of tariffs, quotas and farmers’ …

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. …

The first printed recipe book from leading cheese maker La Casa Del Formaggio helps to document historic recipes that came to Australia with a migrating Italian family in the late 1960s.

The first determination of the South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET) in respect of an application under Section 18 of the Return to Work Act 2014 (RTW Act) has been handed down.

Premium ice-cream and gelato manufacturer Gelista has announced that it has appointed Blue Cow as its exclusive distributor in WA. The announcement follows the recent successful launch of the 570ml Gelista Jar consumer range and the appointment of Blue Cow Australia as distributor in Western Australia.

Maggie has always declared she just can’t cook without a good stock, so our first thought is, neither shall we!

Hold your breath, make a wish, and count to three… Haigh’s Chocolates will host a special viewing of the 1971 classic ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ with part proceeds from ticket sales to be donated to Young Variety, for Variety the Children’s Charity SA, to assist disadvantaged youth in South Australia.

When the cold weather sets itself against us, every priority is given to a hot meal landing on the table as quickly as possible. It’s the exact moment you wish someone had left you a big pot of homemade soup on the stove. May we suggest that someone is Maggie?

Lentil Underground author Liz Carlisle and Pangkarra Foods are a perfectly matched pair to talk about sustainable agriculture and farmgate vertical integration.

South Australian food producer, MOO Premium Foods, has extended its iconic Rice Pudding range, introducing two exciting new flavours.

SA brand Tucker’s Natural continued to outperform interstate rivals under fierce competition at the 2016 Sydney Royal Fine Food Show, bringing home a haul of 11 more medals for their multi-award winning cracker ranges.

Coopers Brewery is adding Carlsberg Mid 3.5% lager to its international beer portfolio.

Coopers brewery has ended the 2015 calendar year in record territory, boosted by strong sales of Coopers Original Pale Ale and Mild Ale 3.5%.

Coopers Brewery has appointed a new Sales Manager in the Northern Territory to help manage strong ongoing growth in the top end.

Haigh’s Chocolates will, in March, open a third store in Sydney at Chatswood Chase Sydney, its first on the North Shore. The prestigious retail destination is a perfect fit for Australia’s oldest family-owned chocolate maker and retailer.

Coopers Brewery has created what could be some of the best jobs in Australia. Coopers and its distribution company Premium Beverages have introduced a team of beer ambassadors, whose job it is to meet, share and talk with customers, consumers, hoteliers, restaurateurs and bar staff around Australia about beer.

Veteran Toyota Japan factory manager Akinori Hyodo will be visiting Australia and New Zealand in February to run a two-day Lean Leadership Master Class in Auckland, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

A new farmers’ market, bringing together some of the best locally grown and made produce, is set to open in January.

Coopers Brewery is giving New Year revellers across Australia the opportunity to publicly shout out to their best mate, family member or loved ones.

Ferguson Australia and Henschke have partnered to bring you a unique Christmas festive pack.

Adelaide based premium gelati and ice-cream maker Gelista has officially launched its new ‘Gelista Jar’ in supermarkets today.

Kytons Bakery has helped thousands of South Australian community and school groups raise millions of dollars through lamington drives over the past 75 years but this Christmas they have a new mission.

Foodland Supermarkets will build 22 new stores across South Australia and develop a major new warehouse/distribution centre as part of a five year $200 million expansion program.

Haigh’s Chocolates 2015 Christmas collection is inspired by 100 years of Haigh’s and Christmases of old.

Are you looking for top quality South Australia made Corporate Christmas Gifts?

Coopers Brewery is launching a new series of DIY beer extracts in response to the growing interest in craft beer across the world. The new premium quality brewing extracts are being released under the Thomas Cooper label and have been …

Local cherry and strawberry growers are predicting strong crops with top quality fruit this festive season with promising results from first harvests this month.

Coopers Brewery has prepared a guide to help match its ales with spices in foods.

Spring Gully Foods is making Christmas shopping easy for people looking for something different for friends and family.

Coopers Brewery has defied falling Australian beer consumption, increased pressure on margins and higher malt prices to post record beer sales and revenues for 2014-15.

Social Media Essentials Training for Food SA Members.