Australian canola farmers nearing the end of their 2017 harvest have reason to celebrate, with news their crop will be eligible to enter the valuable EU market as an environmentally-friendly biodiesel feedstock.
Austchilli, Australia’s largest chilli company and makers of AvoFresh have delivered the ultimate summer snack with the launch of Muchas Gazpacho – Australia’s first range of gazpachos. Gazpacho, pronounced guh-spah-choh, for those of who aren’t in the know, is a Spanish soup made of raw blended vegetables and served cold.
Wine Australia’s Export Report released shows that, in the 12 months ended 30 September 2017, Australian wine exports continued to grow strongly in both volume and value. Export value grew 13 per cent to $2.44 billion and volume grew by 9 per cent to 799 million litres.
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.
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.