Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News - Premium Food & Wine

Six wineries in the Clare Valley share in almost $122,000 in funding

3 April 2017

The Clare Valley wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government's new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine industry.

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Celebrate South Australia - The Seafood State on 31 March

31 March 2017

South Australians are being encouraged to jump onboard the moniker 'SA - The Seafood State' as the country celebrates Sustainable Seafood Day on Friday 31 March.

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SA appoints inaugural Great Wine Capitals Global Ambassador

28 March 2017

Internationally celebrated winemaker, Peter Gago, chief winemaker at Penfolds, has been officially appointed to the role of Adelaide/South Australia's Great Wine Capitals Global Ambassador - elevating the state's membership in the prestigious network…

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SA Pipi fishery rakes in sustainability accreditation

9 March 2017

South Australia’s commercial Pipi fishery has reaffirmed its sustainability credentials by achieving Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) recertification.

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Grants available to help businesses break into premium export markets

7 March 2017

South Australia’s food and beverage businesses are being encouraged to gain industry-standard third-party certifications needed to tap into new markets and attract discerning consumers.

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Funding to kick-start food innovation in SA as successful applicants reap rewards

7 March 2017

Seven new food innovation projects, including developing freeze-dried raw honey crystals and an apple spirit produced from cider pulp waste, have received State Government funding as a new round of grants to help more businesses opens.

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3400 new jobs and $18.6 billion revenue for SA's booming food and wine industry

16 December 2016

South Australia's food and wine revenue has hit a record $18.64 billion and 3400 new jobs have been created in the past year, data released today shows.

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SA's wine revenue increases to $2.11 billion - industry goes from strength to strength

16 December 2016

South Australia’s wine revenue has made exceptional gains during the past 12 months - generating almost $2.11 billion in revenue for the State, up almost $330 million on the previous year.

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South Australia shines on international stage at Great Wine Capitals event

14 November 2016

Barossa winery, Seppeltsfield, has won the prestigious title of Best Wine Tourism Service at the Great Wine Capitals event in Portugal.

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Saltbush eggs - the next tasty hit?

1 November 2016

Free range saltbush eggs could be the next niche product to hit local menus.

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