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Gala Dinner ticket sales are open!

16 July 2018: Ticket sales have opened for a night to remember at the South Australian Food Industry Awards Gala Dinner on Friday 23 November 2018. Amanda Blair is back to MC for us and there will be a delicious South Australian menu to enjoy. Share the sweet taste of success with our winners and celebrate the year’s achievements with your team and industry colleagues. Book your tickets here.

Open category applications for 2018 now closed

9 July 2018: And it’s now time for our judges to get to work. We will all find out who our 2018 winners are on Friday 23 November at the fabulous Gala Dinner. Claim that date in your diary now and watch this space for the announcement of bookings opening for our special 20th year anniversary Gala Dinner event.

Top 20 announced for Statewide Super Consumer Award

2 July 2018: The 2018 Top 20 includes both household favourites and some brand new names in food you will want to get to know. Click here to find out how to vote for your favourite in the 2018 Top 20. Voting closes at 5pm on Friday 28 September 2018.

Get your application tips direct from the experts

23 May 2018: Food South Australia has announced a special briefing session for businesses intending to enter the South Australian Food Industry Awards this year. It will be held on Tuesday 5 June from 3.30pm-5pm at the Plant Research Centre, Waite Campus and will include hints and tips on what to include in your application and a presentation by the Awards Program Chair of Independent Judges, Brenton Leitch. Plus the Awards Program team will be on hand to help with questions about submitting your application. Click here for more.

2018 Awards now open!

4 May 2018: The 2018 South Australian Food Industry Awards were officially launched at Coopers Brewery last night, with a simplified application process and the announcement of a new award to recognise the next generation of emerging leaders in the South Australian food and beverage industry. Read more here.

Inaugural Hall of Fame winners host 20th Awards launch

4 May 2018: Coopers Brewery was a fitting venue to launch the 2018 South Australian Food Industry Awards to mark the 20th year of the awards program. Coopers Brewery was the inaugural inductee into the South Australian Food Industry Awards Hall of Fame, sponsored by San Remo, in 2005. See the pictures here.

2018 SAFIAP dates

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Award categories
    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