Food has become too much a matter of crisis and not of opportunity, says Michel Vieillefosse, head of the Eureka Secretariat.
The Victorian food industry has tantalised the tastebuds of visiting US speciality food buyers during a three day tour of the state starting in Melbourne recently.
The New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) says that exports of New Zealand seafood to China could treble if the government is successful in negotiating a bilateral Free Trade Agreement.
Austrade has warned that food exporters need to be aware the US Bioterrorism Act is currently in an enforcement phase and they must comply with new regulations or could face severe penalties.
Groundbreaking, innovative food and beverage products from New Zealand and Australia have won gold in four out of 12 categories in the prestigious 2004 SIAL d'Or food awards in Paris, with New Zealand winning three golds and Australia one.
A key driver of the National Food Industry Strategy is the view that globalisation will impact on Australian companies, whether or not they are exporters. This look at what we're importing and from where is by James Kilmartin with Chris Ambler