October Monthly Newsletter

  • 01/11/2017

October was a very exciting month with the launch of the FIAL Cluster Programme, the call for applications for the Innovations Book and the final preparations being made for Food and Hotel China.

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FIAL’s Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations book provides an opportunity to showcase your innovative product, process or packaging solution. Apply online now to share your innovation journey and receive national recognition.


What if someone was able to think like you? What if that same person was able to perform tasks exactly as you would? What if that person could relieve you of the menial tasks that you don’t like to do? What if that person was a machine? What would say?


Brisbane manufacturer Bernadette Eriksen's 20-year pursuit to enhance the quality of life for people living with dysphagia (a swallowing disorder), was honoured last month when she won the Greater Brisbane Woman in Business of the Year Award 2017.


This month we launched our Cluster Programme throughout the country to a range of businesses, networks, government agencies and researchers. Clustering helps business realise opportunities, or overcome challenges, they couldn't on their own.


If you’re a food professional, or are studying to enter the industry, join the Macadamia Challenge. Create a tasty new packaged food product using Australian grown macadamias as an ingredient, and you could win a trip to SIAL Paris 2018 or a cash grant.


Register for Export Council of Australia's Getting the Import Documentation Rightworkshop in:

Mention FIAL to receive a 15% discount. Simply register and pay by 8 November 2017. Contact ECA on 02 8243 7411 or education@export.org.au.

We’re getting ready to head to Shanghai for Food and Hotel China trade show. FIAL, together with industry partners will showcase over 60 brands. Follow FIAL on Twitter and LinkedIn for show updates, 14 - 16 November.


Get ready to export to United Arab Emirates by attending our "Are you ready for the UAE?" workshop. We're hosting two workshops: