4 Aug 2020
The absence of bumblebees in Australia was a major reason why Arugga AI Farming chose the country to trial its robotic pollinators.
8 Jul 2020
An appetite for agricultural innovation combined with a robust regulatory system and strong trading links with Asia motivated American food and ag company Elo Life Systems to set up its first international lab in Australia.
15 Jun 2020
Tasmanian cherry grower Reid Fruits has foiled multiple counterfeiting attempts during the 2019/20 cherry season, thanks to Laava’s innovative Smart Fingerprints.
11 Feb 2020
Australia’s food supply chain is a world leader in food quality. This gives Australian food producers a vital competitive advantage in a world where consumers seek assurances that the produce they purchase meets stringent biosecurity standards. With ...
19 Nov 2019
Australian agrifood tech venture capital fund Tenacious Ventures has received a A$16 million injection that will strengthen its ability to invest in startups developing innovative agtech.
18 Nov 2019
Systems and solutions that manage agricultural activities have been instrumental in helping Australian farmers to improve productivity, increase operating efficiency and reduce costs.
18 Oct 2019
Australian agtech innovation was in the spotlight recently when SwarmFarm Robotics founder Andrew Bate was awarded third place in the Agripreneur of the Year contest at the 2019 Future Agro Challenge Global Championships, beating competitors from mor ...
1 Oct 2019
Renowned for clean, green and safe food production, Australia provides a strong foundation for developing ground-breaking products and technologies. Strong expertise has been developed through the country’s world-leading research institutions, advant ...
29 Aug 2019
Australia is becoming a world leader in harnessing technologies that reduce food waste. Aided by a population that is environmentally conscious, the Australian foodtech industry has evolved products and initiatives over the last few years that are pr ...
15 Aug 2019
Sunbirds, a Toulouse-based startup has set up an office, assembly workshop and maintenance centre in Brisbane, Queensland. The office provides drone packages and drone-as-a-service solutions to surveyors, cattle stations and environmental monitoring ...
16 Apr 2019
There are few countries better placed than Australia to meet the growing global demand for foods that enhance health and wellness.
4 Apr 2019
Ten of the freshest food and agtech startups will make their first public pitch at SproutX Launch Night 2019.
15 Mar 2019
Austrade is taking its second delegation of agtech startups, companies, accelerators, universities and research organisations to this year’s World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco.
19 Feb 2019
The Liberal-National Government has today launched a new initiative to help attract more investment in Australia’s emerging agrifood tech sector.
28 Nov 2018
Australia's economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 0.9% in seasonally adjusted terms over the June quarter 2018, according to the latest National Accounts figures recently released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
31 Oct 2018
Coca-Cola Amatil has unveiled a A$165 million expansion of its bottling and warehouse facility to meet growing demand for bottled drinks in the Asia-Pacific region.
16 Oct 2018
A massive A$100 million expansion of the Malteurop malthouse in Geelong will increase production capacity from 80,000 to 200,000 tonnes per annum to make it one of the biggest malting plants in Australia.
28 Sep 2018
Coca-Cola Company has acquired South Australia-based kombucha maker Organic & Raw Trading Co., maker of the MOJO brand, for an undisclosed sum.
26 Sep 2018
George Weston Foods (GWF) has acquired Australian dips manufacturer Yumi’s Quality Foods for an undisclosed amount from Anacacia Capital, Sydney-based private equity firm.
18 Jun 2018
Australia continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investment, with China and the US the top two sources of approved investment.