2019 SA Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards launched

MEDIA RELEASE: Awards set to showcase food and beverage industry leadership 7 May 2019 The South Australian food and beverage industry’s prestigious annual awards have been launched for 2019 with a new name and a focus firmly on the future. The 2019 awards were launched last night as the South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage…

Food Business 101: Five Top Tips For Credit Management

The role of a credit manager includes tasks such as credit assessments, processing, collecting monies and supporting their business overall.   After many years of working closely with outstanding credit managers, Food South Australia Supporting Sponsor NCI have a few tips to share with business owners and credit managers on the top characteristics of smart…

Tasting Australia showcased our state’s best

Tasting Australia showcased our state’s best Tasting Australia for 2019 was yet again an action- and feature-packed program for lovers of good food and wine from all across South Australia. This annual culinary juggernaut attracts culinary tourists and hospitality media attention each and every year in a huge program focusing on taking our state’s finest…

Members discount on FPE products

Food Processing Equipment is a proudly independent family-owned company with a lengthy pedigree helping Australian and New Zealand businesses develop solutions to their equipment needs. A long-time sponsor of the industry’s awards program, FPE are now partnering Food South Australia as an Associate sponsor. Read more here. To celebrate this new partnership, FPE are offering Food…

2019 Food South Australia Summit Program announced

Change. Challenge. Opportunity – Food South Australia 2019 Summit program launched 2 April 2019 The 2019 Food South Australia Summit Program has been launched. The one day conference, presented by Food South Australia, is an intensive annual update on local and global factors affecting the food and beverage industry. Food South Australia CEO Catherine Sayer…

Food SA launches product recall insurance cover package for members

Food South Australia launches product recall package for members 28 February 2019 South Australian food and beverage businesses may think they’ve got their product recall strategy covered – but insurance cover is predominantly inadequate and most businesses are under-prepared for a crisis. Food South Australia CEO Catherine Sayer says it’s a problem the industry association…

Food Business 101: Inaugural winner of Food South Australia Prize announced

The Food South Australia Prize is awarded to the best performing student in the University of Adelaide’s Food and Nutrition Science Course industry placement. Inaugural prize winner Mitchell Crisp has won the award for his performance during a work placement with SARDI, where he gained experience working directly with food technologists and food manufacturers on product…

Food Business 101: South Australia’s food and beverage industry and the 2018 budget

South Australia’s 2018 state budget has been announced. Key announcements of interest to the food and beverage industry included: Ongoing commitment to industry-government partnership with Food South Australia with $1m annual funding for programs designed to assist industry growth over four years Abolition of payroll tax for all small businesses with annual taxable payrolls below…

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…

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…

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…

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…