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As part of the South Australian Government’s South East Asia Engagement Strategy a delegation from the Food and Agriculture sector will be in Malaysia from the 27th to 29th of July, 2016. The delegation of over 15 leading corporations in the Food and Agriculture produce sector will be led by the Hon Leon Bignell MP, South Australia’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Forests, Tourism, Recreation and Sport, and Racing.  The delegation will be in Malaysia to meet with industry leaders, potential partners and interested importers of the latest quality food products South Australia has to offer.

The program includes, dedicated one-to-one business matching meetings, networking lunches and dinners which will allow participants to meet and mingle with leaders in the industry in Malaysia.  Companies in Malaysia who are interested in purchasing or partnering with providers of various commodities, food and beverages and related services are invited to attend.

The objectives of this event is to:

  • To increase cooperation especially commercial relations between Malaysian and Australian companies in the Food and Agriculture sectors.
  • To increase supply chain efficiency in the food sector to improve food security and address inflationary pressures created by increased demand for food.
  • To strengthen the linkages between relevant government agencies to better facilitate the smooth and constant flow of goods and services.

Below is the initial confirmed companies and associations attending the program with links to each company’s website which has more details of products and services.  We would like to invite your organisation to participate in this focused event:

FOOD & AGRICULTURE PRODUCERS

Australian Produce Collective
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The Australian Produce Collective is an Australian Government initiative to help Farmers, Growers and Associations connecting them to a wider range of buyers and sellers of fruit and vegetables.  The Australian Produce Collective enhances current linear one-on-one negotiations between growers, and sellers and buyers, providing an expansive marketplace for growers to maximise their revenue (ie, more buyers, worldwide, looking at their available produce, eliminating wastage).  Market data allows agents and wholesalers to order specific lines of produce in response to consumer demand cycles, giving them the opportunity for higher returns.

PRODUCTS & SECTOR OF INTEREST: Vegetables, Frozen Vegetables, Fresh Vegetables, Speciality Foods, Potatoes, Bulk Potatoes, Fresh Fruit, Frozen Fruit and Tropical Fruit TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)

Woolenock Fruits
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1167155.1.highWoolenook Fruits was started 30 years ago as a family business now keeping with that tradition Ben Haslett of Woolenook Fruits runs the 120ha farm located near Renmark in South Australia.  Taking advantage of “vertical integration”, the Hasletts have a specialised branded mandarin packing facility on site, currently the citrus is then sold in Adelaide, Sydney and Perth wholesale markets.

The adaptability of the Woolenook Fruits business is all the more important given they farm in a semi-arid area, it also has an advantage in that there was low disease, fungal and pest issues. This means less chemicals and integrated pest management practices, including introduced beneficial insects and composting.

PRODUCTS & SECTOR OF INTEREST: Citrus fruits: easy-peel mandarins, Mandarins Navels and Valencias oranges, stone fruit, sugar plums, oranges, almonds, wine and honey.  TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)

AUSVEG                                         
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dd93ea25-31c1-4c7d-906e-af6843ce6a0dAUSVEG is the national peak industry body representing the interests of Australian vegetable and potato growers and is committed to securing the industry’s future. Not only does AusVeg represent the interests of growers to government and assist growers by making sure the National Vegetable Levy and National Potato Levy are invested in research and development (R&D) that best meets the needs of the industry but it also seeks to facilitate linkages within the international community.

PRODUCTS & SECTOR OF INTEREST: Vegetables, Frozen Vegetables, Fresh Vegetables, Speciality Foods, Potatoes, Bulk Potatoes TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)

Bullys Beef
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996000_451178561669141_201841239_nWe love our beef, we are a grass-fed accredited farm that works hard to produce natural grasses for the cattle to eat so that our meat is of highest quality for you to purchase.  We daily check our cattle and in times of drought will feed our hay (if it’s not grown on the farm and we need to purchase it in we check the hay score and content).

PRODUCTS & SECTOR OF INTEREST: Angus Cattle best known for their ability to produce a high quality carcass and have excellent lean meat yield. We sell to the Domestic and International Markets from our farm to you Full Cuts & Carcase Available for Export. Dorper sheep are best known for their ability to produce a high quality carcass and have excellent lean meat yield. We sell Lamb & Mutton on order whole, half and spit ready straight from our farm to you.  TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)

Torrens Valley Orchards
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UntitledAfter 6 generations of fruit production, we pride ourselves at Torrens Valley Orchards on producing the highest quality cherries in Australia. In 1849 George Williams Hannaford, pioneer ancestor of current owner Tony Hannaford. Now growing over 20 different varieties of cherries to maximise the different micro environments of our combined 600 acre plus properties, to provide the sweetest and juiciest cherries on the market. Following strict environmental guidelines in order to sustain our orchard and its environment now and into the future, with export all over the world as well as wholesaling across Australia and shed door public sales too.

We use the latest technology in quality control to make sure our over 1000 tonne yield leaves the orchard in perfect condition so you can enjoy the best cherries around. We are proudly Australian grown and family owned, we pride ourselves at Torrens Valley Orchards on producing the best cherries in Australia! Buy our cherries and we promise you’ll love our cherries

PRODUCTS & SECTOR OF INTEREST: 20 different varieties of cherries TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)

FoodSA
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foodsa_logo_newFood South Australia Inc is feeding connections to help industry grow, unite, lead and sustain South Australia’s food industry and companies into the future, and is the State’s peak industry body. Discover the members of Food South Australia, support the South Australian food industry, source products, and find a local service provider. Our Directory promotes member companies and the South Australian food industry to the world!.

TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)

Ashton Valley Orchards
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The lion’s share of the company’s business is in juicing apples for the booming cider industry, but it also has its own orchards and packing sheds, which processes both apples and cherries. Joseph Ceravolo, the company’s productions manager, also returned to the business after a short period working elsewhere. Ms Ceravolo said some major technological advances have taken place since the siblings have been managing the company. “We designed a new spraying system for our enzymes that have increased our yields by 10 per cent, while decreasing our enzyme use by around 50 per cent,” she said.

PRODUCTS & SECTOR OF INTEREST: Different varieties of Apples & Cherries TARGET MARKETS FOR PRODUCTS: Various, the organisation will represent various food exporters and is looking for importers, distributers, agents, purchasing managers for food manufacturers.  Exploring both partnerships and product sales in Malaysia – (I would like to arrange a meeting)


WINE PRODUCERS

Wines by Geoff Hardy
http://www.winesbygeoffhardy.com.au/

Nova Vita Wines
http://www.novavitawines.com.au/

Koonara Wines
http://www.koonara.com/

The Malaysia Global Business Forum together with the Australia Malaysia Business Council is supporting the efforts of the South Australian Government with a program which has been designed to give Malaysian companies and associations access to key decision makers from the South Australian Food and Agriculture sectors.

To attend the Business Matching Sessions or Business Networking Lunch please fill in the form – (I would like to Business Match or Business Networking Lunch)