2021 finalists in SA Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards announced

Food South Australia

About the South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards

The South Australian Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards program aims to recognise excellence, leadership, vision and innovation. The Awards are presented with funding support from the State Government and are managed and hosted by Food South Australia.

2021 Finalists

Business Award categories:

Business Excellence Award, sponsored by Visy

· Ashton Valley Fresh

· Continental Taralli Biscuits

· Costa Citrus

· Dinko Tuna Farmers

· Ferguson Australia

· Fleurieu Milk Company

· Gelista

· Mexex

· Never Never Distilling Co

· Robern Menz

· Zerella Fresh

Emerging Business Award, sponsored by the Department for Trade and Investment

· Australian Native Food Co

· Good Country Hemp

· Kimchi Club

· Mobius Farms

· Peel & Tonic

· Pinnaroo Farms

Export Award, sponsored by the Department for Trade and Investment

· Bickford’s Group

· Costa Citrus

· Never Never Distilling Co

· Pure Origins

· Robern Menz

· The Yoghurt Shop

Innovation in Business Award, sponsored by the Department for Trade and Investment

· Continental Taralli Biscuits

· KIN Premium Australian Seafood

· The Prawn Store

· Zerella Fresh

Innovation in Food or Beverage Award, sponsored by Food Processing Equipment

· Ashton Valley Fresh

· Baby Boosters

· Eyre Peninsula Seafoods

· Rosevale Lentils

· Slape and Sons

· Tucker’s Natural

New Product Award, sponsored by Foodland Supermarkets

· Dumpling100

· Mexex

· MOJO Beverages

· mumamoo

· Peel & Tonic

· VOK Beverages

Primary Producer Award, sponsored by Thomas Foods International

· Bully’s Meats

· Ceravolo Orchards

· KIN Premium Australian Seafood

· Rainbow Fresh

· Yumbah Aquaculture

· Zerella Fresh

Sustainability Award, sponsored by Peats Soil & Garden Supplies

· Ashton Valley Fresh

· Beerenberg Farm

· Ceravolo Orchards

· Dinko Tuna Farmers

· Mobius Farms

Service Provider Award, sponsored by Mitani Group

· Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market

· Bright Engineering Consultants

· Food Processing Specialists

· Madderns Trade Mark & Patent Attorneys

· PakPot

Individual Award categories:

Leader Award, sponsored by Bickford’s Group

· Claude Cicchiello, La Casa Del Formaggio

· Ed Vercoe, Oleapak

· George Ujvary, Olga’s Fine Foods

Next Generation Award, sponsored by Macro Group Australia

· Emily Koch, Mexex

· Jenn Yet, Gelista

· Renee Pye, Zerella Fresh

Industry nominated awards:

Education and Training Award, sponsored by the University of Adelaide

The finalists and winner of this award will be announced at the Awards Gala Dinner on 12 November.

Hall of Fame, sponsored by San Remo

The 2021 inductee into the Hall of Fame will be announced at the Awards Gala Dinner on 12 November.

Consumer Award Top 20 sponsored by Foodland Supermarkets (in alphabetical order)

· Australian Native Food Co

· Beerenberg Farm

· Bickford’s Group

· Carême Pastry

· Continental Taralli Biscuits

· feather&PECK – pastured eggs

· Ferguson Australia

· Fleurieu Milk Company

· Gelista

· Golden North Ice Cream

· Haigh’s Chocolates

· Kimchi Club

· Kytons Bakery

· La Casa Del Formaggio

· Nippy’s

· Rainbow Fresh

· Singing Magpie Produce

· Steiny’s Traditional Mettwurst

· Tucker’s Natural

· Vili’s Family Bakery

Website: www.safoodawards.com.au

About Food South Australia

Food South Australia is the state’s peak body for the food and beverage industry in South Australia. Our mission is to support and sustain the state’s food and beverage industry by helping businesses of all sizes to grow their markets, business capabilities and capacity, and industry connections. Food South Australia is independent, industry-led and membership-based.

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