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RecycleMe™ System


Traditional hot and cold takeaway cups incorporate a difficult-to-remove polyethylene plastic liner. That liner is tightly bonded to the paper cup, which not only makes it waterproof and therefore capable of containing liquids, but also makes it impossible to recyc...

23/11/20 02:08 PM - Comment(s)
Glasshouse Tomatoes


Back in the 1980s, when Mark Millis decided he wanted to ‘put the taste back in tomatoes’, he started experimenting but suffered continual crop loss to rain and hail. He investigated field production alternatives — including hydroponics — and found commercial glasshouse growing wasn’t reall...

02/11/20 05:49 PM - Comment(s)
Artisan Cheeses and Beers


Making and selling cheese using the same methods employed 100 years ago may not immediately be regarded as innovative, especially in an era where mass market supply via broad distribution is the end goal for many growers, producers and manufacturers.

For Nick Haddow at Bruny Island Cheese, f...

02/11/20 05:42 PM - Comment(s)
Bio Colostrum Powder


The initial secretion produced by mammals post-birth, colostrum is highly nutritious and rich in the antibody proteins essential to fighting infection. Thought to boost immunity, improve gut health and accelerate healing, bovine colostrum has proven to be a viable option for milk producers ...

02/11/20 05:35 PM - Comment(s)
Connecting Australian export-ready suppliers with qualified buyers in a virtual setting
FIAL’s Virtual Meet the Buyer events provide export-ready Australian food and agribusinesses the opportunity to secure a one-to-one virtual meeting with interested buyers in key markets around the globe.
02/11/20 04:49 PM - Comment(s)
Food and Hotel Asia 2018
Singapore is Australia’s largest trade and investment partner in the ASEAN region. This relationship is particularly strong for the food and agribusiness sector.
02/11/20 04:43 PM - Comment(s)
Gulfood 2020
Gulfood, held in Dubai, is the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition. In 2020, FIAL was pleased to play host to 11 Australian food and beverage businesses on the Australian stand
02/11/20 04:35 PM - Comment(s)
New study highlights the need for Australian producers to take advantage of the growing global protein market.
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13/10/20 06:08 PM - Comment(s)
International expert to help fight food waste in Australia
With $20 billion of food wasted every year in Australia, the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has partnered with Woolworths and Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) to bring international sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel to Australia
13/10/20 06:05 PM - Comment(s)
Interview: How The Smoked Egg Company grew with FIAL
FIAL caught up with The Smoked Egg Company to learn how their business is growing, understand how FIAL helped their growth and find out what advice they have for those starting out in the food industry
13/10/20 06:01 PM - Comment(s)
National Food Waste Strategy - Feasibility Study announcement
Food and Agribusiness Industry Growth Centre, Food Innovation Australia Limited, has announced it will be funding and coordinating a $400k study to ascertain the feasibility of Australia’s target of halving its food waste by 2030.
13/10/20 05:54 PM - Comment(s)
The Growing Case for Industry Collaboration
In celebration of Australia’s renowned ingenuity, FIAL has today published the fifth edition of its Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations.
13/10/20 05:51 PM - Comment(s)
Gourmet Fermented Foods
Prior to establishing Spiralz Fermented Foods, founder Michelle Amor had a keen interest in health and in providing nutritious food for her family. When faced with a chronic condition diagnosis, Michelle chose to take a holistic approach, focusing on the link between gut microbiome and health.
13/10/20 05:44 PM - Comment(s)
Wastewater Management
Bioaction has developed an alternative wastewater treatment method that utilises nanobubble technology to entrain higher rates of oxygen in wastewater, improving treatment efficiency and significantly reducing energy use.
13/10/20 05:40 PM - Comment(s)
Gourmet Pickled Bamboo Shoots
Nestled in the hinterland of Queensland's glorious Sunshine Coast, the Big Heart Bamboo plantation produces fresh and ready-to-use gourmet pickled bamboo shoots.
13/10/20 05:34 PM - Comment(s)
Gippsland Jersey Cultured Butter
With a rise in demand for locally sourced products that support homegrown industry, the creamy smooth goodness of Gippsland Jersey milk is just one of the secret ingredients in the company's cultured butter products.
13/10/20 05:26 PM - Comment(s)
Clever Collaboration
The teams at Fable Food Co and Glass House Brewery on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are collaborating to deliver exciting new products from the most unlikely partner ingredients.
13/10/20 03:42 PM - Comment(s)
Ready-to-eat Gourmet Baby Leaf Mix
Gippsland-based Hussey & Co produces Australia’s finest gourmet baby leaf salad vegetables. By developing a business model that supports year-round delivery of quality product and focusing on continuous innovation, the company has evolved from grower to fully integrated food manufacturing business.
13/10/20 03:38 PM - Comment(s)
Alternative Meat C
Life Health Foods brings together some of Australia's most innovative plant-based food brands.
13/10/20 02:52 PM - Comment(s)
Greenview Smart Vineyard Technology
When Fiona Turner and her husband purchased Jinglers Creek vineyard in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley, she was inspired to use her background in technology to develop solutions that would enable better viticulture decision-making.
13/10/20 02:48 PM - Comment(s)