All posts by Miri Schroeter

Company involved in oyster market wins Australian Exporter of the Year

SEAPA, a company that specialises in designing plastic products specifically for oyster growers, has been awarded the Australian Exporter of the Year award for 2018. SEAPA won the award along with Aspen Medical in Canberra on November 27. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Simon Birmingham, who announced the 2018 Australian Export Award winners at the ceremony, … Continue reading Company involved in oyster market wins Australian Exporter of the Year

Demand for fresh Australian vegetables continues to rise

The value and volume of fresh Australian vegetable exports have increased in 2017/18, following strong trading conditions in key export markets in Asia and the Middle East, and increased demand for Australian-grown vegetables. The value of fresh Australian vegetable exports increased by three per cent to $262.4 million in 2017/18, Ausveg reports. The industry is … Continue reading Demand for fresh Australian vegetables continues to rise

Pet owners are shifting the way they shop for their furry friends

Online food options for pets have increased as consumers have shifted how they shop for their furry companions, Nielsen indicates. The global measurement and data analytics company explains that given the plethora of choice across the market, from outlets such as local pet stores, big box retailers, vet clinics and online retailers, as well as … Continue reading Pet owners are shifting the way they shop for their furry friends

Vaughan Constructions to build $60 million Biodiversity Industrial Estate

Vaughan Constructions will build two new industrial facilities for joint venture partners Mirvac and Blackstone as it launches its new 25-hectare Biodiversity Industrial Estate in Epping. Vaughan director, Mark Byrne, said the circa $60 million buildings – the first speculative industrial buildings for the Mirvac/Blackstone JV – include a 30,000 square metre facility, capable of … Continue reading Vaughan Constructions to build $60 million Biodiversity Industrial Estate

Woolworths partners with WWF for a more sustainable future

With more and more Australian shoppers choosing to buy seafood, Woolworths and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Australia have partnered to improve sustainable sourcing in the sector. The collaboration will see WWF-Australia assess all of Woolworths’ Own Brand seafood on shelves and at the seafood counter using WWF’s independently developed methodology, and implement … Continue reading Woolworths partners with WWF for a more sustainable future