2019 South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards

It was very special to be able to launch the 2019 South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards at Parliament House recently. Premier Steven Marshall said the South Australian food and beverage industry plays an important role in our state’s economy and has encouraged businesses across the state to enter the awards in 2019.…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations

Second edition of innovation showcase publication now open to applications

Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations is the first Australian book to celebrate innovation in the food and agribusiness industry. The first edition was launched at the Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology conference in June 2016. The book showcased 50 of the country’s leading innovations in agribusiness, food, drink, packaging and more. Due to the resounding praise…