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Fresh fruit, vegetables and meat dominate $40b+ fresh food market

Source: Roy Morgan (www.roymorgan.com)
Australia’s $40 billion+ fresh food market is dominated by the two staples of fresh fruit & veg representing 45.6% share of the market and fresh meat, or 33.7% of the market in the latest Roy Morgan results in the year to December 2017.
Other categories of fresh food […]

Export markets reveal a taste for Australian fruit

Australian fruit growers have a better understanding of what international consumers are looking for when purchasing fruit, thanks to a series of surveys carried out in China, Thailand and Indonesia.
Agriculture Victoria research scientist Bruce Tomkins said there were huge opportunities to grow the market for Australian pears and stone-fruit in […]

Food Source Victoria

Food Source Victoria is a $20 million Victorian Government initiative to assist regional food businesses to grow.
The Food Source program helps boost exports, build industry capabilities and create jobs in regional Victoria. It encourages food producers and their supply chain to work together to add value to food grown and […]

delicious. Produce Awards 2018 state winners announced

The full list of 2018 delicious. Produce Awards State Winners has been revealed with 120 producers receiving state awards across Dairy, Paddock, Sea and Earth categories.
The delicious. Produce Awards in association in with Miele are a celebration of Australia’s magnificent bounty of ethical, sustainable and innovative ingredients, and the passionate, talented people […]

Insect Protein – a small but growing market

Source: NOSH (https://www.projectnosh.com/)
Insect protein is a small but growing market in the U.S., expected to exceed $50 million within the next five years, according to a report from Global Market Insights.
Last month, Aspire Food Group, a cricket farmer and insect protein ingredient supplier for food products, announced that it had […]

Autumn/Winter Climate Update for Victoria

A free webinar.
Thursday 19 April 2018
12:30 pm, AES Time
Agriculture Victoria’s Seasonal Risk Agronomist, Dale Grey, will update current climatic and soil moisture conditions, as well as oceanic and atmospheric conditions affecting Victoria and the latest predictions for the coming months.
To join the webinar register here
Use event number: 572 610 […]

Introducing the Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18

Photo copyrighted to Rocket Seeder Limited.
The Rocket Seeder Autumn Crop 18 comprises 10 great new food and agriculture startups.
The group is now four weeks into the Rocket Seeder program and making great progress developing their pitch and testing their business model assumptions. Meet three of the Autumn Crop 18 startups below.
Life Cykel – Tackling […]

Food Industry News

Feature article of the week  – from Fast Company
The Plant-Based Impossible Burger
 
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Australian Food News www.ausfoodnews.com.au
Global Food Industry News  www.just-food.com
Inside Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) www.insidefmcg.com.au/
Food and Beverage Industry News www.foodmag.com.au/
Food Ingredients First http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com
Food Processing www.foodprocessing.com/industrynews/
Seeds & Chips Bytes www.seedsandchips.com
Food Dive – Food Industry News www.fooddive.com
 
 

Food fact

“Melbourne has the highest number of restaurants and cafes per number of people than any other city in the world.”