Hunter winemakers will have important guests tasting their wine this week as a delegation possibly worth millions to the Hunter arrives there.
New Zealand’s beef trade with China is set to almost triple in the next two years to $250 million after a breakthrough, according to a meat industry leader.
Blueyou Consulting has announced the Selva Shrimp program, an initiative to sustainably source black tiger prawns.
The Australian grain industry will find new long term export opportunities in Asia to replace its traditional markets in the Middle East and North Africa.
A Chinese court has sentenced six people for collecting used cooking oil and reselling it as new.
The horse meat scandal was devastating for a number of international brands, forced to pull their products from the shelves and deal with the subsequent loss in consumer confidence. Australia stands unscathed from the whole incident. How? And why?
In an attempt to reduce its reliance on the Indonesian market, the Consolidated Pastoral Company is this year increasing its beef sales to China.
More than 6,000 dead pigs have been recovered from the Huangpu river, with swine farmers said to be dumping the diseased animals following a police crack-down.
Visy Industries is making an aggressive push into Asia, looking to begin manufacturing in at least four new locations and working with food makers to boost exports to the region.
A change of government is needed to restore the trading relationship between Australia and Indonesia, with 2011’s live export ban having lasting – and damaging – effects, said Elders’ Malcolm Jackman.
It’s been a tough couple of weeks for IKEA, which has now recalled its almond and butterscotch cake from in-store restaurants in 23 countries, including Australia, after the discovery of a type of bacteria typically found in faeces.
This infographic goes back to basics, explaining how this whole sorry story started, and which countries have been hardest hit.
After buying wineries in France and Chile, China’s largest food company has set its sights on a Barossa Valley winery.
Foreign minister Kevin Rudd is teaming up with Australia’s macadamia industry, agreeing to discuss China’s confusion over the origin of the nut when in Canberra.
Chairman of the Vinexpo exhibition, Xavier de Eizaguirre, has said that a predicted 15 percent drop in Australia’s wine production over the coming years could be a good thing for the industry.
The Japanese government is easing restrictions on its beef imports from America and France, which could mean more competition and a tougher sell for Australian producers.
The South Australian-based Barossa Valley Estate is the latest prominent Australian wine company to face financial hardship, having been placed in receivership earlier this month.
An industry insider has said a makeshift Melbourne warehouse sending thousands of tins of baby formula to China is threatening Australia’s dairy industry.
Nationals senator Barnaby Joyce has said it would be foolish to not realise that the growing interest from foreign investors in Australian wineries is part of a broader trend in agriculture.
Australia should consider how best to make use of our agricultural expertise to strengthen our farming sector while contributing to regional and global food security.