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MEDIA RELEASE: Our food manufacturers feeding the way
This snapshot of the latest Australian food and agribusiness sector data, includes key statistics including value added, employment, number of businesses and number of exports.
10/04/24 08:51 PM - Comment(s)
2024 key facts about the food and agribusiness sector
This snapshot of the latest Australian food and agribusiness sector data, includes key statistics including value added, employment, number of businesses and number of exports.
07/03/24 01:05 PM - Comment(s)
Today, FIAL grows from a federally funded Food and Agribusiness Industry Growth Centre to an independent, industry-led, not-for-profit organisation. Australian agrifood businesses will continue to benefit from the decade of knowledge and experience built by the FIAL team.
04/10/23 08:02 AM - Comment(s)
Accelerators and Incubators
Australia's Incubator and Accelerator (I&A) industry is a crucial innovation and commercialisation partner for the Food and Agribusiness sector. FIAL undertook a top-level review to update the Australian Food and Agribusiness I&A landscape post-COVID-19.
24/05/23 02:38 PM - Comment(s)
Updated Sector Data
Australia's Food and Agribusiness Sector is diverse, dynamic, and complex. It comprises of two distinct but interconnected sub-sectors: Agriculture, and Food and Beverage. This update includes a snapshot of the latest sector data, including value-added, employment, number of businesses and exports.
10/05/23 11:32 AM - Comment(s)
Change of Leadership for Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)
FIAL has appointed a new Chair after the previous Chair, Dr Michele Allan stepped down to pursue other Board opportunities. Dr Allan will be replaced by Emeritus Professor Roy Green, highly regarded for his leadership in innovation, manufacturing and regional growth and diversification.
03/04/23 11:19 AM - Comment(s)
TCI Oceania Conference 2022
The power of collaboration through Clusters was unleashed at the 2022 TCI Oceania Conference in Cairns - ‘Clustering for Scalable Impact’. The 2022 event provided the perfect platform to connect, share ideas and network face-to-face with stakeholders far and wide.
26/05/22 09:53 AM - 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.
30/04/22 12:49 AM - Comment(s)
Glorious Black Garlic
Garlicious Grown is raising the profile of black garlic domestically and internationally after perfecting the black garlic flavour profile and product line.
14/07/21 12:49 AM - Comment(s)
Cluster Grant Program 2021: Media Release
FIAL is providing new funding to build on the successful Cluster Program. $600,000 in matched-funding will be available to new and existing agri-food clusters across Australia, supporting their ability to capture growth opportunities.
05/05/21 11:33 AM - Comment(s)
Modern Manufacturing Initiative 

The Food and Agribusiness Growth Centre, trading as Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL), welcomes the release of the Food & Beverage Roadmap under the Australian Government’s $1.3B Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI) by Ministers Andrews and Littleproud.


The Roadmap will guide invest...

29/03/21 03:01 PM - Comment(s)
Event in Profile
In September 2020, the Food and Agribusiness Growth Centre, Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL), partnered with the NSW Government and the NSW Government China Office to deliver an exclusive Virtual Meet the Buyer event for NSW-based food and beverage businesses.
04/12/20 02:31 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)
More Food, Less Waste for Farmers - Feasibility Study update
Today, on International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction, the Food and Agribusiness Growth Centre has released new data on Australia’s food waste.
13/10/20 01:53 PM - Comment(s)