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Global organic food sector worth AU$100b following double-digit growth

Global organic food sector worth AU$100b following double-digit growth

According to the latest FiBL-IFOAM report on organic farming worldwide, the global market for organics continues to grow, supplied by more than 2.4 million producers in 179 countries and 50-plus million hectares of organically farmed land – nearly half of it in Australia.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 25th Aug 2017
CoOL change: companies pioneer new food labelling rules

CoOL change: companies pioneer new food labelling rules

From 1 July 2018, Australian businesses will be required by law to affix new, detailed country of origin labelling to all 'priority' foods, with the government ramping up efforts to promote the new CoOL system to producers and consumers ahead of the mandatory adoption date.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 24th Jul 2017
Summary: Next Gen Compost project field trial findings

Summary: Next Gen Compost project field trial findings

Crop trials conducted as part of the EPA-funded Next Gen Compost project provided scientific evidence of soil and productivity benefits following the application of recycled-organics compost to soil used to grow capsicums and corn.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 7th Jun 2017
Latest Musk venture: urban farming?

Latest Musk venture: urban farming?

Direct from vertical farm to city workers: this smart new Brooklyn-based startup co-founded by Elon’s bro Kimbal Musk cuts food miles by growing GMO-free greens right in New York City, delivering them to offices nearby.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 19th May 2017
Farmers sign on as hosts for new agritourism trial

Farmers sign on as hosts for new agritourism trial

NSW DPI has been signing on farmer hosts for a two-month trial period of its new agri-tourism platform Visit My Farm in early 2017.
AgInnovators, Published 21st Jan 2017
It's easy being green: Australian Organic Awareness Month

It's easy being green: Australian Organic Awareness Month

September’s not all footie finals and spring planting: it’s Organic Awareness Month! Get in touch with organisers Australian Organics and help spread the good word about certified-organic products to fellow producers and consumers.
Merran White, Published 2nd Aug 2016
10 global marketing innovations set to give Australia’s fresh-vegie producers the edge in Asia

10 global marketing innovations set to give Australia’s fresh-vegie producers the edge in Asia

HIA-funded research has pinpointed 10 successful vegie innovations overseas that, if implemented here, could help give Australian vegetable products the edge in lucrative Asian markets.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 8th Apr 2016
Why is Asia so hungry for Australia's food?

Why is Asia so hungry for Australia's food?

Is Australia positioned to become Asia’s delicatessen food bowl?
Piggy bank: new business model spreads the risk for free-range pork producers

Piggy bank: new business model spreads the risk for free-range pork producers

Western Australian farmers are turning tracts of unproductive land over to free-range pig production under Milne Agrigroup’s sustainable business model, which ensures everyone brings home some premium bacon.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 23rd Oct 2015
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