All posts by David Loneragan

Wine Australia launching new online strategy to support exports

Enhancing the perceptions of global wine consumers is the goal of new Australian wine website and other consumer-targeted activities from Wine Australia in 2019. Wine Australia’s new “Australian Wine Made Our Way” brand platform will underpin investments, which are supported by the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package. Wine Australia Chief … Continue reading Wine Australia launching new online strategy to support exports

Japan allows Northern Tasmanian fruit exports after fruit fly eradication

Northern Tasmania will again be able to export fruit to Japan after Japan reinstated its fruit fly free status. The news came after work from the Australian agriculture department, which resulted in Japan accepting evidence around eradication of fruit flies from the northern Tasmanian region. Federal minister for agriculture David Littleproud said although the cherry … Continue reading Japan allows Northern Tasmanian fruit exports after fruit fly eradication

Infrastructure grant to help SA apple, pear and cherry growers to reduce energy costs

A grant from the South Australian government will provide over 20 South Australian apple, pear and cherry growers new infrastructure that aims at reducing on-farm energy costs. The Apple and Pear Growers Association of South Australia (APGASA) is being offered up to $400,000 through the state government’s Regional Growth Fund for a $1 million project … Continue reading Infrastructure grant to help SA apple, pear and cherry growers to reduce energy costs

Research partnership established for WA grains industry

Western Australia’s grains industry is set to benefit from a $48 million scientific research partnership between the Western Australian government and the Grains Research and Development Corporation. A major new research program will attempt to unlock the potential of WA’s grainbelt soils and exploratory projects to boost oat, canola, lupin and pulse production and value … Continue reading Research partnership established for WA grains industry

Nestlé co-launches Future Food Initiative research program

Nestlé has announced the launch of the Future Food Initiative, a joint research program between Swiss universities and industrial partners. The initiative is to support Nestlé in the development of sustainable food and beverage products. The Future Food Initiative brings together Swiss academic and industrial partners leading in nutritional science and food technology, including ETH … Continue reading Nestlé co-launches Future Food Initiative research program