A new $110 million initiative will back Australia’s agricultural and fisheries sector by helping them export their high-quality produce into key overseas markets, with return flights bringing back vital medical supplies, medicines and equipment. In addition, around $10 million in Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) levies will also be waived for all Commonwealth fishers, ensuring … Continue reading Securing freight access for agricultural and fisheries exporters
The global potato protein market size is expected to reach $222mn by the end of 2029. According to a study, the market will show a steady rise at 4.3 per cent CAGR between 2019 and 2029. According to the report, the rising demand for healthier and plant-based food alternatives will stoke growth of the market. … Continue reading Global potato protein market to reach $ 128.9 Mn by 2029
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has given the nod to China Mengniu Dairy Company Ltd (Mengniu) for the proposed acquisition of Lion Dairy & Drinks Pty Ltd (Lion D&D). “Mengniu Dairy was already looking for opportunities to diversify its business and expand its brand presence in the emerging markets. The transaction will allow … Continue reading ACCC okays Chinese dairy acquisition
The coronavirus outbreak is already having a severe impact on China’s foodservice and on-trade channels and this could become “more serious and longer-lasting” if the virus is not contained in the next six to eight weeks, leading agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has warned. But the extent of the impact on Australia’s agricultural sector will be … Continue reading How will the coronavirus affect agriculture in Australia?
The official opening of the corporate headquarters Bubs Australia Limited was held Friday 13 December at its Australian Deloraine Dairy canning and packaging facility in Dandenong, Victoria. Danny Pearson, State Member for Essendon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of Victoria, and Gabrielle Williams, State Member for Dandenong and Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Minister … Continue reading Bubs opens corporate headquarters in Victoria
Murray River Organics today announced that exports of its products had increased by 27 percent year to date over FY2019 for the corresponding period and anticipates this trend will continue for the rest of FY2020. China has been a major contributor to the increase, with sales to Chinese customers more than doubling in FY2020 since … Continue reading China helps Murray River Organics grow
Socrates and his student, Plato, are a perfect example of how good leaders are shaped by observant students. Darcy Simonis, industry network leader for food and beverage at ABB, explains what can be learned from global manufacturing leaders such as China. China, a leader in mass production, has firm plans to build upon its proud … Continue reading Lessons in mass production
According to Dr Mathew McDougall, CEO of Reach China and revered expert in doing business with China, Australia’s trade relationship with China is growing by the day and it includes large scale exports of resources through to everyday items which small and medium size Aussie businesses are ideally placed to provide. “China represents a huge … Continue reading Seven things you should know when exporting to China
A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Australian and Chinese meat sectors highlights the importance of China to Australian industry and underlines a commitment to collaboration on both sides, according to Australian Meat Industry Council CEO Patrick Hutchinson. The MOU is the result of 18 months of preparations and discussions which kicked off at … Continue reading Australian and Chinese meat sectors sign MOU
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced its intent to enter into a strategic collaboration with By-Health, a consumer health care company in China. The strategic collaboration would focus on research and development of probiotic dietary supplements with “new functions, new ingredients and new technologies,” including joint research on intestinal microecology and the development of new … Continue reading DuPont enters collaboration on probiotics with By-Health in China
Australian grain-fed beef on the rise, with opportunity to triple exports to China Grain-fed production is set to play a larger role in Australia’s beef sector, with the opportunity to triple the nation’s exports of grain-fed beef to China by 2030, according to new industry research. In its report, Opportunities For Growth in Australian Grain-Fed … Continue reading Research shows huge opportunity for grain-fed beef sales to China
Food & Hotel China (FHC) Shanghai is the largest specialist trade show for imported food and wines in China. FHC attracts local and international visitors including retailers, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, importers, distributors and more! Building on the success of last year, FIAL will again provide the opportunity for Australian food & beverage suppliers to showcase … Continue reading FIAL – Food and Hotel China 2019
Pierre Pienaar, education director for the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and President of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), recently received an appointment as Professor to the Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. Chengdu is the fourth largest city in China with a population of 17 million and is the capital of Sichuan Province. Sichuan University … Continue reading AIP education director appointed Professor Sichuan University
A record Australian almond harvest is being matched by strong demand from China in the wake of sanctions on US imports. Ideal growing conditions across a hot, dry summer has this year’s Australian crop expected to reach 100,000 tonnes for the first time. This has coincided with a 50 per cent tariff on hulled and … Continue reading Record almond crop good for exports
The Australian Made Campaign Ltd (AMCL) has welcomed today’s announcement from the Federal Government outlining its commitment to support Australian manufacturers here and abroad. The commitment will see AMCL receive up to $5M to promote the famous Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo in key export markets, as well as establishing trade mark registrations in … Continue reading Australian Made welcomes support for Aussie manufacturers and exporters
The unprecedented contraction in the supply of pork from China, due to African Swine Fever, will have a spill-over impact on the global dairy sector, according to a new report from global agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank. The report, African Swine Fever losses to complicate the global dairy complex, says with the current African Swine Fever … Continue reading African Swine Fever losses to complicate the global dairy complex
Miniature sample packs designed to bring cellar door style tastings into the home are providing a new Chinese sales channel for South Australian wineries. delaide startup Trust in Taste trialled the system in China earlier in the year and is now ramping up its marketing and production ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations in late … Continue reading A taste of Australian cellar doors in Chinese homes
For over two years now, the media has featured regular stories about Australian parents not being able to find their favourite infant formula. Many of the brands have been disappearing from supermarket and pharmacy shelves almost as soon as they are put there. The answer to this “disappearance” is by now well-established. The tins of … Continue reading How Australia can help China solve its baby formula crisis
While some local industries may become more exposed to risk as a result, IBISWorld believes Australia will also have the rare opportunity to seize export market share in both markets.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation has released the Market Impact Assessment Report, a new study defining the impact of China’s National Sword policy.