A Charles Sturt University research project has been shortlisted to receive a share in $242.7 million in federal government funding under the Trailblazer Universities Program, to create a Food and Beverage Commercialisation Hub. Read more
Du Cane Brewing Co, a brewery based in Tasmania, has received $400,000 in funding under round two of the state government’s Building Projects Support Program, to support their $2.8 million brewing vision.
The $32.54 million Mareeba-Dimbulah Efficiency Improvement Project to enhance water delivery to over 17,000ha of far north Queensland farmland has been completed. Read more
A Western Australian company is progressing global advances in vertical farming technology, to address the emerging food security and quality crisis with environmental sustainability at the core of its approach.
The Queensland government has encouraged revellers to add some distinctive Queensland flavours to their Australia Day celebrations, in recognition of the state’s vibrant wine industry. Read more
An international study led by Curtin University, in partnership with Murdoch University and CSIRO, has found that supporting global on-farm experimentation (OFE) networks and activities could transform the agricultural industry. Read more
Deep Planet continues to evolve the international grape and wine industry through remote sensing and AI technology, but you won’t find its Australian head office in a city high rise. Instead, this global start-up has selected the Barossa in regional South Australia for its initial investment in Australia, this month appointing four positions with plans to expand further. Read more
Jobs Victoria is working with major supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths and Aldi, as well as wholesaler Metcash, to link job seekers with food suppliers and reduce critical workforce shortages. Read more
Turning a traditional spaghetti Bolognese plant-based or making meatballs meatless is now just a click away, thanks to a new partnership between pasta sauce brand, DOLMIO®, and Australian plant-based meat company, v2food®. Read more
If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to cut back on alcohol, it appears you’re not alone.
Due to the current economic and health challenges facing New South Wales and Australia, Diversified Communications Australia have made the decision to cancel Fine Food Sydney, 8-11 March at ICC Sydney. The Melbourne event will still run 5-8 September 2022 at MCEC as planned. Read more
Blackman’s Brewery in Victoria, a wholesale beer producer, has opened a new and larger site in Grovedale to double its production capacity and meet COVIDSafe standards. Read more
The Salmon 23 Forum, an international symposium discussing innovation in global aquaculture, will headline this year’s community conversation regarding the future of Tasmania’s sustainable salmon industry in early May, in Hobart. Read more
Rabobank has announced the appointment of Stefan Vogel as general manager of its food and agribusiness research division, RaboResearch, in Australia and New Zealand. Read more
The global honey wine market size is expected to reach $1,054.21 million by 2028 at a CAGR of 10.5 per cent, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research on current market dynamics and future market growth analysis. Read more
Cider Australia has revealed the judging panel for the tenth Australian Cider Awards, the first national show to be held since the pandemic reached Australia. Read more
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) announced that Australian and New Zealand companies received the second highest amount of WorldStar Packaging Awards in the world behind Germany; with Japan 3rd and China 4th.
As Australia continues to battle the issue of food supply shortages being experienced in the face of the Omicron outbreak, academics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology have given some extra insight into the cause of the crisis and possible solutions. Read more