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Booked Out   Food South Australia with the support of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia is coordinating a South Australian stand at the Gulfood international tradeshow in 2017. Gulfood in Dubai is the world’s biggest annual food and hospitality …

SIAL Paris is the world’s largest food innovation exhibition. This year, Food South Australia is participating in SIAL Paris as part of the Premier of South Australia’s mission to France, working with the Department of State Development to make the …

The application period for the new Ready Set Grow program for food business start-ups has been extended until October 14. If you are interested in applying, please phone Samara Miller on 08 8303 9417 now!   Ready Set Grow Program …

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 …

Workshop on staffing essentials   A workshop designed to guide small business through the processes and requirements for hiring staff will be presented by the Department of State Development on 27 October.   Participants will learn how to develop a …

Two information sessions have been scheduled in Adelaide to provide potential applicants to the Accelerating Commercialisation program with detailed information on the program.   For session details and to register, click here.   For information about currently available grant programs …

Food and beverage producers, and small value-adding agribusinesses, who have been operating for less than five years, and have an annual turnover under $300,000, are eligible for this new bootcamp program designed to support growth for small enterprises.   If …

Please click on this link to download the PDF brochure – North Asia Business Mission Invitation 2016

The Horticulture Coalition of South Australia launched a promotional video and strategy for the Northern Adelaide Plains, sometimes known as the state’s salad bowl at the Royal Adelaide Show last Friday.       The Northern Adelaide Plains is renowned …

In today’s rapidly evolving world, innovation is an essential strategy for every business to ensure that you can survive and thrive into the future. You only need to take a look at what companies like Uber and Airbnb have achieved …

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 …

Please download the flyer by clicking on this link: South Korea Food Seminar Adelaide Flyer 26082016

Applications are now open for the 2017 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award. The RIRDC Rural Women’s Award identifies and supports emerging women leaders who have the desire, commitment and leadership potential to make a greater …

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 …

Get ‘Appy! Food South Australia’s award-winning culinary tourism program Eat Local SA has just launched a new look app with new features and functions.   The new look Eat Local SA app is now in android and Apple app stores. …

There are media reports that South Korean Shipping firm Hanjin Shipping has gone into receivership and has filed for US bankruptcy protection. Significant impacts are likely for cargo already on board Hanjin vessels, including The Hanjin California (IMO 9631101), due …

The Shandong government will lead a delegation to South Australia in early September to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the sister state-province relationship.   The inbound delegation program is currently being drafted and is likely to include a half …

The trend towards reducing meat intake in the diet has led to the emergence of new opportunities to target vegans, vegetarians, non-meat eaters and non-red-meat eaters. New opportunities are emerging too for so-called flexitarians, who mainly eat a plant-based diet, …

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 …

“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 …

If you are thinking of applying for a Research and Development (R&D) tax incentive, a new checklist has been developed to help you get started.   The R&D tax incentive scheme is administered by the ATO and Ausindustry. The scheme …

A new grant has been established to help South Australian businesses employ additional full time, part time and casual employees.   The Job Accelerator Grant Scheme offers up to $5,000 per new job each year for two years to support …

Food South Australia is currently investigating options to partners with an accredited HACCP training provider to offer members access to a range of levels of HACCP training at member discount rates. Any partnered programs offered will include nationally accredited Statement …

COME ON THE ROAD WITH FOOD SOUTH AUSTRALIA   We’re visiting some winners of the 2015 South Australian Food Industry Awards Program to showcase just how these award winners operate their businesses, and why they are winners.           …

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 …

The Country of Origin Food Labelling Taskforce has launched an online tool to help food manufacturers choose the appropriate label for food products for sale in Australia.   The tool will help you determine if you need a label, and …

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: …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

To be held Monday 12 – Thursday 15 September 2016, Fine Food is Australia’s largest gathering of international food, drink and equipment exhibitors for retail, food service and hospitality industries.

The Australian Export Awards (AEA) is a national program that honours Australian businesses for their export achievements and contribution to Australia’s economic prosperity.

GS1 Australia and the Australian Made Campaign have announced their collaboration to help brand owners in the Food and Grocery sector deliver the new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) information to consumers and retailers.

The Department of State Development and the Department of Primary Industries and Regions would like to invite you to a briefing by PWC on opportunities and market entry strategies for the food and wine market in India.

Ongoing concerns about obesity and sugar intake have driven interest in reduced sugar and diet drinks in recent years. This has become even more focused with the arrival of the so-called Sugar Tax in the UK soft drinks industry in recent months and ongoing discussions about the possibility of implementation in some other major markets.

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) presents an interactive information session will give you the opportunity to see what services the ATO can provide to help you with your small business needs.

Dr Paul Dalby (In Fusion Consulting) and Dr Kate Delaporte(School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide) will present a seminar on the potential for a Manuka Honey industry in South Australia.

Dairy Innovation Australia presents a full day workshop exploring thermal methods for extending the shelf life of dairy products.

You could be – or you might know – the next Young Entrepreneur of the Year!