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Plastics is the fastest growing segment within sustainable packaging. However, it is estimated that 95 percent of plastic packaging material value is lost after a short first-use cycle.

Food Hotel China 2017

FIAL had the biggest tradeshow area ever at Food Hotel China where 75 brands were represented, and connections were made with over 70 buyers.

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Growing the Hawkesbury

Local growers in the Hawkesbury and adjacent areas are invited to a roundtable discussion about ways they can add value to existing agricultural products and businesses.

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Gulfood Tradeshow

FIAL have been successfully showcasing Australian food & beverage suppliers at international tradeshows for the past 4 years, providing companies with a low cost means of accessing new export markets and making connections with buyers. We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Gulfood again in 2018.

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Food Drying Technology Short Course

This short course in drying technology, presented in collaboration with FoodStream, combines the practical perspective of experienced industry professionals with the in-depth technical knowledge of drying processes.

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News from the FIAL Team

Market Insights & Information Portal: Knowledge is King

Are you looking to grow your business? Considering launching into other markets? To ensure that you have access to the right information, all in one place, FIAL has created a Market Insights & Information Portal thatconsolidates information from a number of sources to produce insights to support businesses interested in entering new markets.

FIAL's partnership with Proportion Foods is creating radical change

FIAL’s Project Fund is changing the game for the industry by removing funding as an obstacle in product development. FIAL fosters a world of possibility for companies, such as Proportion, that are brave enough to walk through unchartered territories with the intention of transforming the health and lives of Australians.

  • Adelaide brews up huge craft beer week 

    "Adelaide will be at the centre of the craft beer galaxy in July when the South Australian capital hosts five major brewing events in the same week."

  • FTA Portal extended to cover additional markets

    "The Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, has announced the expansion of the Australian Government’s free trade agreements (FTA) Portal. The portal now contains practical and user-friendly information about exporting into an additional nine overseas markets."

  • Australian beef exports hit world top 

    ACCORDING to Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), Australia is one of the world’s most efficient producers of cattle.

  • A nation of chocaholics

    Chocolate consumption in Australia is on the rise, according to Roy Morgan Research, with more people in this country eating chocolate bars, blocks and boxed chocolates than in 2013. Last year, according to th