Australia’s largest organic poultry producer, Inglewood Poultry Farm, is preparing to re-enter the Asian market.
Australia’s meat industry is harnessing manufacturing’s ‘clean, green’ reputation to boost exports.
48 Australian brands will be showcased tomorrow at the biggest trade tasting in Japan, Wine Australia Tasting (WAT).
Owner of the McGuigan wine label, Australian Vintage, has signed a landmark deal with the state-owned COFCO.
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Australian agriculture needs to take some tips from another successful exporter to Asia: the mining industry.
It’s said that at least investors in vineyards can drink their losses. Indeed, it’s been a rocky few years for Australian wine.
Milk and milk alternatives, including soy and grain milk, are expected to post strong revenue growth over the next five years to reach $4.2 billion by 2019-20, IBISWorld has found.
Despite a decline in total exports, the last financial year saw a rise in the average value of wine, according to a new report.
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Support is building among business leaders and policymakers for Andrew Forrest’s push to elevate Australia as a secure food exporter to China and Asia, in the initiative the billionaire is calling the Australian Sino 100-year Agricultural Partnership.
As Australia laments the decline of its manufacturing sector, China is actively taking steps to accelerate its move up the value chain.
Harvey Beef has been sold to mining billionaire Andrew Forrest in a deal believed to be worth $40m.
Dairy processor Murray Goulburn will invest $127 million in cheese and infant formula factories in Victoria and Tasmania.
Craft brewer, The Australian Brewery, has successfully negotiated an export deal with Japan.
Vietnam’s CT Group hopes to become the world’s biggest exporter of dragon fruit, and has plans to grow up to 10,000 hectares of the fruit in the Northern Territory.
Clare Valley winery, Taylors Wines, has won the Australian Wine of the Year Trophy at the China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards, for its 2010 Promised Land Shiraz Cabernet.
Australia and South Korea are entering a Free Trade Agreement, but before you think “advanced Western country gains access to a large Asian market”, think again.
In denying federal assistance to SPC Ardmona, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he wants to signal the end of the corporate “free ride”. But he should bear in mind that the consequences of leaving Australian food manufacturing by the roadside are far greater than any short-term economic agenda.
I believe our future lies in playing to our strengths. The Australian agricultural business model should not be to produce cheap food for the world’s poor, but rather expensive food for rich, largely Asian, consumers.