Western Australia food businesses are jumping on board to help consumers make a ‘good choice’ and buy local.
Leading Western Australian meat processor, packer and exporter, Western Meat Packers Group, has announced several senior management appointments as it moves to boost its processing capacity and efficiency, quality assurance and infrastructure at its Osborne Park processing and packing headquarters, Margaret River abattoir and Bibra Lake value adding facility.
Fairvale Morty Lady 51, jointly owned by Lisa and Will McKay of Linsand-V Holsteins, Victoria, and Lindsay and Sandra Thompson, Linsand Holsteins, Tasmania, has been recognised by Holstein Australia as the highest classified cow in Australia.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has launched a new online order on demand system for independent butchers that will allow them to tailor the point of sale (POS) materials they receive through MLA’s marketing campaigns to better meet their individual business needs.
Recent key developments in the Australian economy and their implications for South Australia’s grains industry will be discussed at a farm business forum in Adelaide.
The grape and wine sector has welcomed the launch of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon Barnaby Joyce, and Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston.
The Australian sheep industry continues to go from strength to strength off the back of increased prices, production and exports, according to Rural Bank’s 2017 Australian Sheep Annual Review.
2016’s Pantry Blitz, a citizen science project in Western Australia, was so successful that it is once again running in WA and has been extended to include South Australians.