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  • Food business 101: Pricing for success Costing and pricing your products correctly can be a minefield for young food and beverage businesses.   No matter how much we wish it was, pricing is a far from exact science. There’s so much more to figuring out how much to charge than the cost of the raw ingredients. But you also need to understand what ... More >>
  • Food business 101: It’s a disaster! When disaster strikes, how much will it cost you to be offline? The unprecedented weather events of 2016 have been an eloquent illustration of the cost of not being prepared for business disruption, yet a survey of food businesses by Food South Australia last year revealed up to 80% of food businesses may not have ... More >>
  • 2017 calendar of events Save the date for our upcoming Food South Australia events. APRIL ’17 Friday 28: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme: Accelerating Commercialisation free information session. Register here   MAY ’17   Monday 1: Think Food Adelaide – Adelaide Showgrounds Wednesday 3: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme: Accelerating Commercialisation free information session. Register here Thursday 4: South Australian Food Industry Awards Program ... More >>
  • 2016 South Australian Food Industry Award Program Winners The winners of the South Australian Food Industry Awards were announced on 24 November at a glittering Gala Dinner attended by a record audience at the Adelaide Convention Centre.   Almost 700 guests were present to celebrate the industry’s night of nights hosted by Food South Australia, and the size of the audience wasn’t the only record ... More >>
  • International Trade Show Representation: What’s in it for your business? For many years now, Food South Australia, with the support of Primary Industries and Regions SA, has worked with local food and beverage companies to find new markets for their products by facilitating participation in international trade shows in key export markets. Companies who have participated in shows such as SIAL, Food and Hotels Asia and ... More >>

Food SA Member News

  • Shinka Management releases Lean Japan Tour video. 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 recent Lean Japan Tour.     The tours include training at a Toyota Group training facility, factory visits within ... More >>
  • Taste truly South Australian liqueurs including the handcrafted Ambra Limoncello 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 of Ambra liqueurs and more… A unique taste sensation not to be missed! You are welcome to bring ... More >>
  • Telling it like it is: La Cas Del Formaggio MD voices the company’s first ever TVC 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 the advertisement. The TV campaign will be the first in the company’s history.   “My parents came ... More >>
  • Bickford’s Group opens new $6.63M 23rd Street Distillery in Renmark 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 takes its name from its location on the town’s 23rd Street and was officially opened by State Tourism ... More >>
  • Maggie Beer launches new Salted Honey and Roasted Almond Ice Cream 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 that is equally as luscious straight from a spoon as it is atop a homemade dessert.     As ... More >>

Industry SA News

  • Small Advanced Food Manufacturing Grants Program Grants up to $30,000 are available to South Australian food and beverage (excluding wine) businesses with a turn-over of up to $10 million.  Applications close 5pm 30 March. Full details including program guidelines and criteria are available on the PIRSA website at www.pir.sa.gov.au/afm. More >>
  • ENERGY PRODUCTIVITY PROGRAM $31 million has been provided by the State Government over two years to help large South Australian businesses manage their electricity costs.   The Energy Productivity Program is available to businesses that use more than I60MWh of electricity each year to incentivise investment in energy saving measures. The funding will be available for businesses to undertake energy ... More >>
  • Treasurer announced $31 million available to help large South Australian businesses manage their electricity costs On 13 December 2016 the Treasurer announced that the 2016-17 Mid Year Budget Review provides $31 million over two years to help large South Australian businesses manage their electricity costs. The Energy Productivity Program will be available to businesses that use more than I60MWh of electricity each year to incentivise investment in energy saving measures. The ... More >>
  • Are you ready for the business-to-business unfair contract terms law? In November, the ACCC reported on terms in standard form contracts that might raise concerns under the new business-to-business unfair contract terms law. The law came into effect on Saturday, 12 November.   Over 12 months, the ACCC worked with some of Australia’s largest businesses to identify clauses in their existing contracts that could become problematic under ... More >>
  • Are you eligible for TRADEX? The Tradex Scheme provides an upfront exemption from Customs Duty and GST on eligible goods imported and then exported within one year or other approved period.     The Tradex Scheme provides an upfront exemption from Customs duty and GST for goods imported to Australia that are then exported within one year or other approved period. This provides ... More >>

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