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What a Night!

23 November 2018: View the photos from the 2018 Gala Dinner here!

2018 South Australian Food Industry Award winners announced

23 November 2018: Yes, it was a night to remember – relishing 20 years of success for the South Australian food and beverage industry. Congratulations to all our winners for 2018. View the winners and media release here. A surprise announcement on the night confirmed Robern Menz as the inaugural Consumer Award Legend, recognising their outstanding achievement in winning the South Australian Food Industry Consumer Award three times. And the night’s celebrations extended beyond the announcement of this year’s winners to usher in a new era for the awards program as the South Australian Premier’s Food & Beverage Industry Awards from 2019.

2018 Finalists

17 October 2018: At last, the news everyone has been waiting for! The finalists for the 2018 South Australian Food Industry Awards have been announced. Read all about it here.

Consumer Award voting closes

28 September 2018: And it’s done for another year – with over 5,000 loyal consumers clicking through for their favourite in the final vote of the South Australian Food Industry Awards Consumer Award. Who will win? You will need to be at the Gala Dinner to find out! Click here to book your tickets.

Sweet treats in store at 20th anniversary Gala Dinner

13 September 2018: We are delighted to announce Amanda Blair, award-winning baker and all-round South Australian food fan, is our MC for the 2018 South Australian Food Industry Gala Dinner. We will also be entertained by the inspiring vocals of  Gospo Collective, who were a sell-out sensation at this year’s Adelaide Fringe. 

Gala Dinner tickets now available

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.  Share the sweet taste of success with our winners and celebrate the year’s achievements with your team and industry colleagues. 

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