A city-based winery in South Australia has renewed its agreement to produce wine from the world’s oldest commercial urban vineyard. Planted in 1907, the 1-hectare Marion Vineyard is surrounded by housing and a public swimming pool in the southern suburbs of Adelaide, a city of 1.4 million people. But its grapes are not feeling the … Continue reading Oldest city vineyard defies urban squeeze to produce top drop
A Kangaroo Island farmer with more fresh figs than he can deal with is preparing for the commercial launch of Australia’s first genuine fig vinegar. Dan Pattingale is on track to pick almost 15 tonnes of figs from about 300 trees in his Stokes Bay orchard this season – double the 7 tonnes harvested from … Continue reading Vinegar project helps Aussie farmer out of a fig jam
A South Australian company has developed an AI diagnostics tool that combines a microscope and smartphone to deliver agtech solutions. Created by GoMicro, the microscope has previously been used in a kit to diagnose leishmaniasis in war-torn nations as well as in schools as a teaching tool. But it is now being tested as one … Continue reading AI diagnostics tool to help identify fruit fly gender
New Zealand-based science and innovation company Plant & Food Research is establishing a base at the largest agricultural research and teaching hub in the Southern Hemisphere. The move into the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus in South Australia will give the company access to world-class facilities and drive research collaborations aimed at enhancing production, sustainability … Continue reading SA attracts NZ food research company
The South Australian government has launched a $3 million wine tourism campaign designed to attract international visitors to the state’s wine regions and boost the industry. At Coriole Vineyards in McLaren Vale today, SA premier Steven Marshall, Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone and Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment David Ridgway … Continue reading South Australia invests $3 million in wine tourism
The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery, no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) now and able to rely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers. Three years ago the SA oyster industry was affected by a severe spat supply shortage due to an outbreak of Pacific Oyster … Continue reading South Australia’s oyster industry on the mend
Australia’s largest wine region is a step closer to getting a dedicated wine and food centre to showcase its produce and drive tourism. The Riverland is responsible for more than a quarter of Australia’s annual wine grape production. It is also a globally significant producer of citrus, stone fruits and almonds. However, compared to other … Continue reading Riverland wine centre project begins to take shape
Two of the world’s great wine regions have come together to offer a high-end business course spanning two continents. The 10-day Business of Wine course will give industry professionals access to some of the leading minds in Adelaide, Australia, and Bordeaux, France. The course is the result of collaboration between renowned wine industry educators the … Continue reading Premium wine business course to be launched at Vinexpo
Coles and Foodbank have begun a new campaign to enable poor local families to be assisted by shoppers in South Australia.
A planned ice cream, slated for Adelaide’s northern suburbs, will probably not be built unless the State Government provides the project $4 million of assistance.
South Australian supermarket group Foodland has made a series of senior appointments as it gears up to meet increasing competition in the state’s supermarket sector and boost its market share.
For many years, Laucke Flour Mills Managing Director Mark Laucke has been crafting products derived from grains of known and traceable sources in the same way the wine industry produces wine from selected varieties and regions.
South Australian meat processor, Thomas Foods International says it will boost its beef processing capacity by up to 25 per cent with a new beef boning facility.
Beca has finalised $26M of works at Lion’s West End Brewery in Adelaide.