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.
The China Food and Drinks Fair was marked by an amplified Australian presence with 60 wine brands and 20 wine regions exhibiting under the Wine Australia banner.
While China remains one of the biggest bottled water markets globally, the latest research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that retail volume sales are on the decline.
Australia has moved into third spot, on the list of importer countries into China, on Alibaba’s business-to-consumer (B2C) platform.
The Federal Government has indicated in a press statement that it has has acted to ensure Australians will get every opportunity to purchase agricultural land holdings by introducing tough new rules that mandate vendors to advertise and market agricultural land to Australians first. This statement comes after concerns were raised following the the sale of the … Continue reading Gov mandates Australians to get first dibs at agricultural land
Tmall Fresh and Meat & Livestock Australia have joined forces to bring the best quality Australian beef and lamb to Chinese consumers.
China has lifted the suspension of red meat imports from six Australian meat-processing facilities.
Omni Innovation has signed an agreement with Eagle Health Holdings to exclusively manufacture and distribute its pre‐meal shake product for Type 2 diabetes and Pre‐Type 2 diabetes throughout mainland China. “We are pleased that from a range of potential partners we were able to enter into this deal with Eagle Health,” said Ian Brown, Chairman … Continue reading Omni Innovation secures China medical food deal to help diabetics
A symposium today will bring together representatives from China’s biggest food company, COFCO corporation, with leading Monash University researchers, and dairy industry partners.
Australian wine will take centre stage at Vinexpo Hong Kong, as Australia has been selected as the Country of Honour for the exhibition in May 2018.
A pick-up in China’s appetite for dairy imports will create trade growth opportunities for Australia, albeit largely in higher-end products, according to a visiting Chinese dairy expert.
Slim Secrets, an Australian healthy snack brand, will continue its global expansion into China following the signing of a strategic agreement in Shanghai with Chinese company Sunjoy Marketing and Trading. Already available in over 15 countries around the world, the China deal is a milestone for Slim Secrets as it moves into its next major … Continue reading Slim Secrets secures China deal
JAPANESE diners are developing a taste for kangaroo, helping to drive demand for the Australian product across Asia. The world’s largest premium kangaroo meat distributor has seen a 400 per cent increase in sales to Japan in the past year and is now sending about 50 tonnes there every month. South Australian company Macro Meats is … Continue reading Asia’s growing appetite for kangaroo
More than 2000 of China’s wine buyers, trade and media attended the 2017 Wine Australia China Roadshow, which came to an end Friday a week ago. Exhibitors praised another successful roadshow event in Australia’s most valuable export market that saw guests demonstrate a growing understanding of Australian wine and curiosity to try new styles and … Continue reading China gets on board the Australian wine roadshow express