September is ‘Food and Wine’ month at The Department of Trade and Investment. They are running a series of free webinars that may be of interest.

Food and Wine South Australia September 2020 is a chance for people and companies from all over the globe to discover South Australia’s truly remarkable food, wine and agtech capabilities.

You can engage with industry leaders and hear about new trends in digitisation of the supply chain; from seaweed to hemp, hear about South Australia’s research on the latest food trends and learn about South Australia’s success stories as a leading food manufacturing destination.

Live Q&A webinars

Don’t miss out on your chance to hear from some of the brightest people in education, R&D and commercialisation, including the opportunity to discuss the latest trends and where these crucial industries are headed. 

There is no cost to participate in the webinars. Webinars will be run for 30 minutes with an additional 15 minute Q&A.

Food reliability and safety – Hear about the secure and reliable supply chain in an uncertain world, and new trends in the digitisation of the supply chain
with Alistair McFarlane, Beston Global Food Co
Andrew Grant, Trust Provenance
Chris Braine, Cellr
presented in partnership with Food SA
Tuesday 8 September 2.00pm (ACST)

Tech-driven changes in wine – The importance of technology and ecommerce for the future of global wine sales
with Darren Oemcke, Hydra Consulting
Paul Mabray, Emetry
Thursday 17 September 11:00am (ACST)

Creating Abundance from Scarcity – Providing climate independent resources to support horticultural growth. Why companies have chosen to set up in South Australia to meet Australian and international market demands
with Peter Durand, Netafim
Steve Marafionte, Sundrop
Wednesday 23 September 2:00pm (ACST)

Provenance and Authenticity in Wine and Food Tourism – Meet South Australian personalities in unique regions discussing authenticity and provenance
with Chester Osborn, Darenberg
Kris Lloyd AM, Woodside Cheese
Sacha La Forgia, Adelaide Hills Distillery
Wednesday 30 September 2:00pm (ACST)

Grow your Exports – Learn about South Australia’s success stories as a leading food manufacturing destination
with Chris Illman, Bickfords
Ian Young, Mexican Express (Mexex)
Nick Carr, Obela
Monday 14 September 2.00pm (ACST)

Monumental growth in Agtech – South Australia has distinct offerings on welcoming international technology companies to trial their products in our state
with Darren Brakenridge, D3AG
Dr Leanna Read, Chair – SA Agtech Advisory Group
Michael Macolino, BDO
Tuesday 22 September 11.00am (ACST)

Power to the Plants – Discover South Australia’s research focus on the latest food trend in plant and vegetable based protein, seaweed and hemp
with Dr Adam Main, CH4
Maria Saarela, PIRSA – SARDI
Dr Sasi Nayar, PIRSA – SARDI
Thursday 24 September 10:30am (ACST)

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