Food & Hotel Asia Expo – Singapore: 24 to 27 April 2018

    The most comprehensive international food and hospitality biennial mega trade event in the region, Food&HotelAsia (FHA), will return from 24 to 27 April 2018 to two venues – Singapore Expo and Suntec Singapore. It will house its biggest-ever industry congregation with 4,000 international exhibitors from more than 70 countries and regions, an increase of over…

Sustainable Business

Food business 101: Going green to benefit your bottom line

With business costs increasing steadily, environmental sustainability strategy is set to be an increasingly vital component in ongoing business success. Recently, Green Industries SA updated the Guide To Sustainable Business in Food developed in partnership with Food South Australia. This guide is the place to start to decide what level of environmental sustainability is going…

Food South Australia Strategic Framework

Food South Australia releases strategic framework for state’s food and beverage industry

Food South Australia has today released a strategic framework targeting opportunities for innovation as the key to growth for the food and beverage industry in South Australia.   Food South Australia CEO Catherine Sayer says the framework provides an industry-led and evidence-based set of priorities for the development of programs and policy for any agencies…

Seminar: Doing Business with the Japanese | Japanese Business Etiquette: 22 September 2017

Shinka Management will be running a one-day seminar in September on Doing Business with the Japanese. Japan is a significant export market for many Food South Australia member companies, as well as a new market being considered by many others. On the back of the strong Food South Australia delegation to FOODEX Japan in March,…

New grant programs

New grant programs announced

Three important funding programs have recently been announced of which South Australian food manufacturers and food and beverage industry service providers should be aware.   The Future Jobs Fund has been created by the Government of South Australia to help South Australia’s traditional industries diversify into new areas and help to prepare workers for the…

Country of Origin debate

The country of origin labelling debate hotted up over recent weeks. Food South Australia’s CEO Catherine Sayer has been involved in a wide-ranging discussion with industry about the changes and participated in a discussion on the ABC’s AM program with Sabra Lane on 15 June, also reported on the ABC’s Rural page. Catherine emphasised the…

Shinka Management Food Processing

Using Time and Motion Analysis to improve food manufacturing efficiency

Shinka Management has announced the release of OTRS10, the latest version of the industry-leading time and motion analysis software from Japan. Achieving labour and cost reductions within manufacturing operations through improving the efficiency of processes is an important consideration for local food and beverage manufacturers. Manual processing, product changeover, maintenance, packaging and warehousing operations can…

SAALS

New Sponsor SAALS

SAALS joins Food South Australia as Associate Sponsor Food South Australia is delighted to welcome South Australian Analytical Laboratory Services (SAALS) as our new Associate Sponsor. SAALS provide NATA accredited and AQIS approved food testing services, water testing, surface hygiene monitoring, import product testing and parasite screening. SAALS expert scientists have state of the art…

San Remo Pulse Pasta Range

San Remo Takes International Award

Family owned Australian company San Remo have been recognised on the international stage, having been awarded silver for innovation at the SIAL China for their Pulse Pasta product, making them the only Australian company to be recognised in the top 10.   San Remo works to combine classic pasta making traditions with modern technology to…

Applications for the 2017 South Australian Food Awards are now open

Show off your business and Breakthrough! Applications for the 2017 South Australian Food Awards Program are now open Breakthrough and enter the 2017 South Australian Food Awards Program. Our theme this year is ‘Breakthrough’, and we are saluting the individuals and businesses making significant breakthroughs in the South Australian food and beverage industry through their outstanding…

Business Education Session – Indonesia and the Philippines

The Department of State Development has an extensive program of business missions designed to present South Australian organisations to key overseas markets. The missions provide a platform to showcase the State’s capabilities in key industries and introduce organisations to potential buyers, investors and trading partners. Learn more about the 2017 program of business missions now.…

Energy Productivity Program launched

$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…