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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
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