All the latest news and events for the South Australian Food Industry Awards Program.


  • 2018 Key Dates Launch Event: Thursday 3 May 2018 Applications and nominations for the 2018 Consumer Award open: Friday 4 May 2018 Award application workshop: Tuesday 5 June 2018 Consumer Award nominations close: Friday 29 June 2018 Consumer Award vote opens: Monday 2 July 2018 Award applications close: Monday 9 July 2018 at 5.00pm Early ...



  • And the 2016 winners are… The winners of the South Australian Food Industry Awards were announced on 25 November 2016 at a glittering Gala Dinner attended by a record audience at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Almost 700 guests were present to celebrate the industry’s night of nights hosted by Food South Australia, and the size of the audience wasn’t the only ...





  • SA Food Industry Award winners Twelve food companies from diverse areas of the industry were announced winners at last night’s 15th South Australian Food Industry Awards celebration at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
  • Food finalists no longer a secret A record 44 businesses are finalists in the 2012 SA Food Industry Awards, with winners to be revealed at a Gala Dinner on 16 November featuring local premium food and wine.
  • Award secrets to be revealed Applications to the SA Food Industry Awards have now closed and it is exciting to see so many new companies entering for their first time.
  • Entry deadline looms for the 2012 SA Food Industry Awards South Australia’s food producers and manufacturers are encouraged to enter the 2012 South Australian Food Industry Awards before the entry deadline on Wednesday, July 18.
  • Awards benefit with Service Providers Coaching and mentoring with participating Food SA Service Provider members is available to all applicants.
  • SA Food Companies called upon to showcase their Secret Ingredient South Australian food manufacturing and production companies are being called upon to showcase their secret ingredient in the lead-up to the 2012 Food Industry Awards. Nominations are now open for the prestigious Awards program, which was launched last night at an exclusive event at one of Adelaide’s best kept secrets – The Monastery. The theme of the 2012 ...
  • The People Gallery What is the secret ingredient of the SA food industry? It is the People!
  • Food SA to stage SA Food Industry Awards Food SA will stage the next two years of the South Australian Food Industry Awards. Previously managed by PIRSA, the Awards have celebrated the achievements of the local food sector for the past fourteen years, recognising and rewarding industry leaders and companies.
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    Open Awards (up to 15 FTE staff OR over 15 FTEs)

  • Business Excellence Award, sponsored by Show Society Foundation
  • Export Award, sponsored by Visy
  • Innovation in Business Award, sponsored by Food Processing Equipment
  • Innovation in Food Award, sponsored by the South Australian Research & Development Institute
  • New Product Award, sponsored by Foodland SA
  • Primary Producer Award, sponsored by Thomas Foods International
  • Service Provider Award, sponsored by Moore Stephens South Australia
  • Sustainability Award, sponsored by Peats Soil and Garden Supplies

  • Individual Awards

  • Leader Award, sponsored by Bickford’s Group
  • Next Generation Award, sponsored by Macro Group Australia

  • Industry Awards

  • Hall of Fame Award, sponsored by San Remo
  • Duncan MacGillivray Entrepreneur Award, sponsored by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
  • Education Award, sponsored by The University of Adelaide
  • Regional Award, sponsored by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia

  • The Consumer Award, sponsored by Statewide Super
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