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Ripe returns

26 June, 2014 by Carwyn Williams*

Avocados are not traditionally part of the Asian diet, but with markets in this region showing enormous growth potential, Carwyn Williams, director of Southern Produce at avocado exporting company Avanza, explains how the company has taken a pioneering approach to getting its avocados into Thailand.

$15m funding available for small exporters

15 May, 2014

The government has followed through on its election promise to dedicate an additional $15 million in funding over the next four years to help small exporters deal with the cost of export fees and charges.

New 'pipeline' to deliver fresh Australian milk to China

01 May, 2014

Norco and PGS have delivered a trial shipment of nearly 1000 litres of fresh milk to China in a new cold chain 'pipeline'. The commercially viable cold chain pipeline will open the door for millions of litres of fresh milk exports to China each year.

Australian Made logo attracts Asian shoppers

14 April, 2014

Australian manufacturers and growers should take advantage of the fact that Asian shoppers look for the Australian Made, Australian Grown logo to identify authentic goods, said Ian Harrison, Australian Made Campaign chief executive.

FTA will reduce tariffs on Australian produce

09 April, 2014

Australia's FTA with Japan will have positive implications for the Australian horticulture industry, with a range of fruit and vegetable commodities flagged for tariff elimination, AUSVEG says. 

Industry welcomes Japanese Free Trade Agreement

08 April, 2014

Australia's recently announced free trade agreement with Japan will mean significant gains for processed food exports, the AFGC says.

New members join Indonesia-Australia meat partnership

27 March, 2014

Five new members have joined the Indonesia-Australia Partnership on Food Security in the Red Meat and Cattle Sector, including two with extensive exporting experience - one of whom is a major meat processor.

Industry welcomes Food To Asia Action Plan

06 March, 2014

The Victorian Government's Food To Asia Action Plan is a positive step that will enhance competitiveness and growth in the domestic food processing sector, the AFGC says.

Bugger Holden - be sensible and invest in the food processing sector

12 December, 2013 by Janette Woodhouse

If the Australian Government really wants to enhance its manufacturing base and create jobs and export markets, it should look at investing in upgrading and automating the food processing sector.

Food touted as Australia's biggest export prospect

21 November, 2013

Baby food, dairy and beer manufacturing are leading Australian export prospects, according to market analyst experts.

LGA offers support in Zebra Chip disease fight

08 November, 2013

The Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA) has lent its support for AUSVEG's campaign to stop the import of fresh potatoes from New Zealand to prevent the spread of Zebra Chip disease.

Food industry well represented in Premier's NSW Export Awards

22 October, 2013

NSW's best exporters were recognised on 16 October at the 2013 Premier's NSW Export Awards. The awards showcased a range of innovative companies across all export sectors, including those with links to the food industry.

After wine, Chinese consumers want a slice of cheese

21 October, 2013 by Brigit Busicchia, Macquarie University

Despite the fact that cheese is alien to traditional Chinese gastronomy, imports of processed cheese or "New World" cheese - as it is often called - have been growing at an impressive rate.

Chinese dairy export window of opportunity open

15 October, 2013

The demand for dairy imports in China is forecast to grow for at least the next two years, a new Rabobank report says. According to the report, the demand comes as local milk production struggles under structural change in the supply chain.

Australian Made logo trademarked in South Korea

10 October, 2013

The Australian Made, Australian Grown logo has been formally trademarked in South Korea, representing a major breakthrough for Australian exporters.

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