Graham Martin has been appointed domestic sales manager, Western Meat Packers Group. Announcing the appointment, WMPG chief executive officer, Andrew Fuda, said his many meat industry roles across retail, food service, marketing, quality assurance and sales gave Mr Martin the necessary skills, contacts and experience to build brand awareness and lift sales. “A qualified butcher, … Continue reading Western Meat Packers Group appoint new Australian sales manager
The latest SMART Farm technology has once again been highlighted at this year’s FarmSmart showcase at Muresk Institute in Northam. More than 350 farmers, industry leaders and training providers attended the free event today, which included demonstrations from Telstra with their Mobile Technology Lab and tours of Muresk’s SMART Farm, the first public demonstration farm … Continue reading Cutting-edge FarmSmarts showcased at Muresk Institute
Western Australia’s grains industry is set to benefit from a $48 million scientific research partnership between the Western Australian government and the Grains Research and Development Corporation. A major new research program will attempt to unlock the potential of WA’s grainbelt soils and exploratory projects to boost oat, canola, lupin and pulse production and value … Continue reading Research partnership established for WA grains industry
Representatives from Australia’s commercial fishing industry converged in Fremantle, WA to discuss the continued threats to the industry’s resource access, stemming from ongoing nationwide government intervention. “We called today’s ‘Tipping Point’ meeting to discuss the widespread government interventions, reviews and reform processes bringing increased uncertainty to our industry, most prominent at the moment is the … Continue reading Australia’s commercial fishing industry announces outcome of national crisis
The Western Australian Government’s goal to raise the value of tourism to $12 billion by 2020 could be boosted by more attention to ales, pilsners and lagers.
With Western Australia’s ban on lightweight single-use plastic bags just five months away, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is holding workshops to help people change the way they shop and do business.
The Western Australian Government has claimed more than 1,500 of the state’s workers will miss out on long-term jobs because of a lack of Federal funding for an irrigation project.
Hong Kong consumers will get a taste of the Southern Forests with a shipment of Granny Smith apples scheduled to arrive following dispatch from Manjimup via Fremantle this morning.
The new Crop Research Hub in Western Australia will be charged with improving grain crop productivity and disease resistance Australia wide.
Goodman Fielder has delayed the closure of its factory in Western Australia, due to issues with its supply agreement with George Weston Foods.
Western Australian consumers will be asked to make a ‘good choice’ and support local food businesses, as part of a dynamic new marketing campaign which rolls out across the State in July.
Agriculture and food minister Alannah MacTiernan has called for road repairs in Western Australia after the region was hit by flooding. She has identified roads in Ravensthorpe, 540km south-east of Perth, as a priority after the collapse of the South Coast Highway has caused stock losses and damage to fences and top soil. According to … Continue reading WA food stocks hit after roads damaged by flooding
Howard Park Wines has joined a number of significant winemakers in Auckland for a one-off wine tasting event that introduces their signature varietals to the public.
Western Australian food processor Fresh Produce Alliance is set to launch Australia’s first baby food which is made using high pressure processing to sterilise it.
A family-owned poultry processing business in Western Australia has been placed into the hands of administrators and its 30-plus employees have lost their jobs.
The Western Australian Labor opposition has said it will push for a global brand under which the state would be promoted.
ALDI has appointed BADGE and Georgiou Group Pty Ltd for the construction of its SA and WA Distribution Centres.
An effective marketing campaign in Western Australia has successfully turned declining potato sales into a profitable market.
A fire at Westphalia Gourmet Fine Foods in Western Australia’s Bentley has caused $1 million in damage.
Citrus producers in Western Australia are experiencing a price boost due to a strong overseas demand.