South Australian Research and Development Institute

As the State Government’s principal research institute, a research division of Primary Industries and Regions SA, the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) delivers robust scientific solutions for primary industries.

Central to SARDI’s success is an energetic and progressive team of scientists who create opportunities to position agriculture, food, aquatic and bioscience industries as internationally competitive and ecologically sustainable. Their science programs include value-chain linkages, food security, product integrity requirements, innovation capability and biosecurity.

Visit the SARDI website for more.


Download a copy of the 2017 South Australian Food Industry Awards Program Application booklet.

Award categories
  • San Remo Hall of Fame
  • Bickford’s Australia Leader Award
  • The University of Adelaide Education Award
  • Primary Industries and Regions South Australia Duncan Macgillivray Entrepreneur Award
  • Primary Industries and Regions South Australia Regional Award
  • Statewide Super Consumer Award
  • Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Education Foundation of South Australia Business Excellence Award
  • Visy Export Award
  • South Australian Research & Development Institute Innovation – Food Award
  • Food Processing Equipment Innovation – Business Award
  • Foodland SA New Product Award
  • Peats Soil and Garden Supplies Sustainability Award
  • Thomas Foods International Primary Producer Award
  • Moore Stephens Service Provider Award
Norman Waterhouse