The federal government has extended the International Freight Assistance Mechanism until June 2022, helping Australia’s fresh-food exporters deliver goods into markets globally.
Australian plant-based meat product company v2food, a joint venture between CSIRO, Main Sequence Ventures and Hungry Jack’s franchisee Jack Cowin, has expanded its export reach into China. The company is now valued at more than half a billion dollars.
Aided by Austrade, Dandenong, Victoria-based manufacturer Made Group has cracked the sophisticated and competitive Japanese beverage markets with its range of cold-pressed juices.
Despite reductions in export revenue, Australia’s supplements sector expanded during the pandemic, with firms pivoting to immunity products and finding new export markets.
Four big trends are fuelling beverage innovation across the APAC region, and they’ve only been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organic banana-grower cooperative Pacific Coast Produce has teamed with Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries to find ways to reduce in-transit waste and deliver fruit of reliable quality.
Online pre-sales of Australia’s first plant-based, certified-organic infant and toddler formulae are strong, at home and worldwide. The bad news? The formulae’s base ingredient, certified-organic rice, must be imported from the Middle East as it’s not available in Australia.
in its latest half-yearly figures, Australia’s largest supplements manufacturer has reported record revenue from China and strong South-East Asian performance, offsetting for a slump in local sales.
F&F G’s annual awards recognised the diversity of the region’s agribusinesses, with gongs going to cider, beer, pork, beef, dairy, timber and horticultural producers as well as a local farmers’ market.