Blog categorized as Industry News

Aseptic and Hot Fill Processing
Originally established as a Mexican commissary for three company-owned South Australian restaurants in 1991, Mexex has evolved into an industry-leading food manufacturer, specialising in aseptic and hot-fill processing for domestic and export markets.
16/12/20 01:13 PM - Comment(s)
Sustainably Caught Pipis
Goolwa PipiCo sources its hand-harvested product from some of the cleanest waters in the world, 12 months of the year. Sustainably caught and packed live to ensure freshness, Goolwa pipis are enjoyed throughout the world.
15/12/20 01:41 PM - Comment(s)
L28 Blockchain
Taking supply chain transparency to an all new level, L28 Blockchain merges the digital and physical worlds, recording Aussie beef’s journey from paddock to plate.
11/12/20 02:18 PM - Comment(s)
Nutritious Hemp Food Products
Located in the Margaret River wine region, the team from Vasse Valley Hemp started growing hemp in 2015 and have since developed their famous Roasted Hemp Seed Crumble and other hemp seed products.
09/12/20 03:33 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)
Insect-based Nutrition
Grubs Up insect farm was established in 2016 with a purpose to change the public perception of protein. The Grubs Up farm supplies insects for both animal feed and human food.
04/12/20 09:30 AM - Comment(s)
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)
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)