All posts by Mike Wheeler

Optimo Designs wins exclusive rights to deliver market-leading FMCG data and insights from the COVID-19 crisis

Optimo Designs (Optimo), a leading Australian brand and creative agency, has been granted exclusive rights to a world-leading technology platform that will deliver data and insights from the COVID-19 crisis. Optimo is partnering with Black Swan Data, a London-based global technology and science company, which is at the forefront of using Artificial Intelligence to unlock … Continue reading Optimo Designs wins exclusive rights to deliver market-leading FMCG data and insights from the COVID-19 crisis

Australian native tea taking on the world

As native flavours grow in popularity in Australia, lemon myrtle and specifically lemon myrtle tea is emerging as a potential stand-out for international export. It’s refreshing lemon flavour and enough antioxidants to rival black tea has positioned the Australian botanical as a new and unique ingredient for tea blends worldwide. Following the recent expansion of … Continue reading Australian native tea taking on the world

IBA starts to spruik events as lockdown restrictions ease

With lockdown restrictions slowly starting to ease across the country, the Independent Brewers Association has furiously been in planning mode to revise their events schedule for the year. It has meant a major reshuffle of timings, locations, and in some cases, going virtual. All good reasons to celebrate and to come together as an industry … Continue reading IBA starts to spruik events as lockdown restrictions ease

India opportunities brewing for our farmers

Agreed new biosecurity arrangements have opened the door to more export opportunities with India for Australian barley and fruit growers. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said India’s approval of phosphine fumigation of malting barley and in-transit cold treatment of a variety of fruits is a breakthrough for our farmers. “We can now export malting barley to … Continue reading India opportunities brewing for our farmers