NSW companies pitch wares at Food and Hotel Asia

Media release | 24 April 2018

The NSW Government is assisting 39 food companies to showcase their products at Asia’s largest international food trade show in Singapore.

Food and Hotel Asia is on from today to Friday (24-27 April) attracting over 4,000 international exhibitors from over 70 countries and regions.

NSW Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair said the opportunities presented by the Asian market to NSW businesses were vast.

“International trade shows like Food and Hotel Asia are a fantastic opportunity for NSW’s world class food manufacturers and exporters,” Mr Blair said.

“This major event will allow these 39 companies to present their credentials as reliable and globally competitive suppliers of high quality, natural and sustainable food products for ASEAN’s growing middle class.”

The NSW Department of Trade and Industry is supporting Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) with NSW branding on its Australia stand, which will showcase the suppliers’ products and allow them to connect with international buyers.

NSW Trade and Investment Commissioners in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia will also introduce buyers from these countries to the NSW exhibitors. Further on-ground support will be provided by a NSW Government export adviser to assist businesses maximise their access to buyers.

Companies attending range from small food producers like family-owned Olsson’s Sea Salt from Yennora to one of Australia’s largest and most integrated sheep meat processors and exporters, Fletchers of Dubbo.

FIAL Managing Director Mirjana Prica said throughout Asia there is strong and growing demand for premium Australian food that has a reputation for being differentiated and of high quality.

“Asia is a great opportunity for Australian food and agribusiness SMEs who are looking to dip their toe into the waters to export and grow their business.”

Food and Hotel Asia 2018 Australia stand

NSW companies attending Food and Hotel Asia 2018

Alpine Berry Farm of Moss Vale - Offers a wide range of jams, marmalades, caramelised balsamic vinegars, pestos and tapenades for the domestic and export markets. www.alpineberryfarm.com.au

Bondi Chai Latte of Bondi - Producers of Australia's most awarded chai latte pre-mix made with only natural ingredients. www.bondichai.com.au

Bubs Australia Limited of Frenchs Forest - Bubs organic baby food with ancient grains and nutrient rich superfoods safe from pesticides and GMOs and with no preservatives or artificial flavours. www.bubsaustralia.com

Coco & Lucas’ Kitchen of Condell Park - All natural foods, with no chemicals, and lactose and gluten free prepared using Australian sourced produce and low tox sustainable packaging. www.cocoandlucas.com.au

Don Small Goods of Enfield - A famous processed meat brand operating since 1947, synonymous with ham, bacon, salami and sausages in Australia and internationally. www.isdonisgood.com.au

Dunnett & Johnson Group Pty Ltd of Chatswood - Independent meat distribution company with a range of divisions including cattle processing, domestic wholesale and global import/export. www.dunnett-johnston.com.au

Elegre – Ecofarmers of Pendle Hill - Hand prepared antipasto products made with high level of dedication to authenticity. www.elegre.com.au

Fletcher International Exports of Dubbo - Family owned business that is one of Australia’s largest and most integrated sheep meat processors and exporters. www.fletchint.com.au

Freedom Foods Group Limited of Taren Point - Engaged in sourcing, manufacturing, sale, marketing and distribution of cereal and snacks, plant and dairy-based beverages, canned seafood, and investment in dairy farming operations. www.freedomfoods.com.au

Frutex Australia of Kingsgrove - Family owned company dedicated to delivering quality ingredients to the food industry. Brands include Speedyberry, Spicemasters, Flavormaster, WindsorFarm, The Herb Company and Natures Grocer. www.frutex.com.au

Honey Australia of Mudgee - Produces and distributes Australian-made honey and bee products, also distributes selected honeys sourced from overseas such as New Zealand. www.honeyaustralia.net.au

Junee Lamb of Junee - Pure and prime lamb from one of Australia's leading lamb processors which has been family owned and operated since 1997. www.juneelamb.com.au

Krio Krush Basic Foods Pty Ltd of Kingsgrove - One of Australia’s leading companies committed to the development and manufacture of all natural seasonings for foodservice, retail and food manufacturing. www.kriokrush.com.au

Life Health Foods of Berkeley Vale - Dedicated to bringing new passion to fresh and frozen categories through creating new innovative vegetarian foods with the consumer in mind. www.lhf.net

M&J Chickens of Marrickville - Halal credited M&J Chickens supplies a range of poultry products to the foodservice and retail industry. www.mandjchickens.com.au

Mackie’s Asia Pacific Pty Ltd of Bankstown - Producers of high-quality bakeware pans/trays and racks for over 70 years. www.mackies.com.au

Meltique Beef of Wauchope - Inspired by the traditional French culinary method “Piquer” which introduces fats into red meat to enhance flavour and tenderness, the company uses patented technology and a strict quality assurance system. www.meltiquebeef.com.au

Mulwarra Group Pty Ltd of Chatswood - Established in 1997, it aims to deliver the finest quality meats and other perishable food products with tremendous service. www.mulwarra.com.au

Nature’s Choice of Auburn - Vitamins and skincare products made from only the finest quality ingredients and formulation and sourced from reputable manufacturers. www.natures-choice.com.au

NH Foods Australia of North Sydney - One of the largest and most diversified meat companies in Australia with three large beef export processing facilities. www.nh-foods.com.au

Nova Springwater Pty Ltd of Jamisontown -  Bottler and distributer of premium Australian springwaters with adherence to the strictest guidelines of HACCP Food Safety. www.novaspringwater.com.au

Olsson’s Sea Salt of Yennora - The oldest family owned and operated salt maker in Australia. No chemical processes are involved in the manufacture of this Australian sea salt. www.olssons.com.au

Pace Farm eggs of Minchinbury - Australian family-owned company providing fresh shell eggs and egg products to supermarkets, restaurants and food manufacturers. www.pacefarm.com

Phycohealth of Bomaderry - Produces quality Australian seaweed which goes into a range of seaweed products for food, digestive and skin health applications. www.phycohealth.com

Random Harvet of Caringbah - Australian made and owned gourmet range of condiments, confectionery and food for gifts. All products are gluten free. www.randomharvestgourmet.com.au

Saldoce Fine Foods of Sydney - Award winning health food manufacturer with an indepth understanding of the allergy free market and its consumers. www.saldoce.com.au

Sandhurst Fine Foods of Miranda - Known for antipasto and olives, its recipes for preserving, marinades and pickling are passed down through the generations. sandhurstfinefood.com.au

Sanger Australia of Sydney - Sanger is a market leader in the Australian meat export industry and a proud member of the Bindaree Beef Group, supplying quality meats to over 55 countries worldwide. www.sanger.com.au

Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing of Berkeley Vale - Sanitarium is the leading healthy breakfast company in Australia and NZ. www.sanitarium.com.au

Stella Foods Australian Pty Ltd of Erina - Leading supplier of high-quality Australian lamb, mutton, goat, beef, veal and offal products. www.stellafds.com.au

Sun Valley Exports of Sydney - Globally recognised Australian Export & Wine Consultancy Company,  offering personalised service and sourcing the finest produce from Australia’s biggest producers. www.sunvalleyexports.com.au

Superbee Honey Factory of Forbes - A leading honey supplier, sourcing product from own hives and exporting range of local honey, gifts, and supplements to more than 15 countries. www.superbee.com.au

The A2 Milk Company of Sydney - A2 Milk comes from specially selected cows that naturally produce milk that does not contain the A1 protein. www.thea2milkcompany.com

The Food Company of St Peters - Australian condiment manufacturer of gluten-free, shelf-stable condiments to the retail and foodservice industries. www.thefoodcompany.com.au

Tru Blu Beverages of Condell Park - Packs some of Australian supermarkets’ most popular private label or generic brands using product innovation and technical development process with over 20 years’ experience. www.trublubeverages.com.au