Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Luke Hartsuyker, welcomed news that the first Australian blueberries exported to India are now available in Indian grocery stores. The commencement of exports was supported by the Assistant Minister’s recent trip to India, as part of Australia Business Week in India (ABWI).
Legislation will help deliver an ambitious $50 million, three-year plan to increase the value of wine exports up to $2.8–2.9 billion and bring $170 million worth of wine tourism to regional communities.
Australia and China have agreed to new horticulture market access priorities that will allow future exports of Australian blueberries to China. The inclusion of blueberries on the priority list will progress after the existing access priority of mainland apples.
The European wine grape crop has been hit hard by adverse weather, and with global inventories already tight, the wine available for consumption around the world will be at its lowest point in decades, according to Rabobank’s latest Global Wine Quarterly report.
Gardiner Dairy Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 New Zealand (NZ) Study Tour.
Victoria’s premium food and fibre will be on show to the world during 2017’s Food and Beverage Trade Week, with local producers connecting with buyers and businesses from around the world.
The inaugural ‘Aussie Wine Week’ took the US by storm in September 2017, with sixteen winemakers travelling to New York and San Francisco to showcase their wines at a series of trade, media and consumer events.
The longstanding agricultural cooperation between Australia and China was highlighted at the inaugural Australia-China State-Province Agricultural Business Forum held on 12 September 2017.