South Australia is the proud home of iconic food and beverage products and brands adored by local and international consumers alike.
Not only does South Australia pack, process and value add primary produce and manufacture a wide range of finished foods from across the State, our local food and beverage industry has a global reputation for producing a world-leading range of products, such as, convenience and other specialty foods, confectionery as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Key markets for South Australian food and beverages include China, USA, Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia.
Consumers, customers and importers buy South Australian food and beverages with confidence, knowing they can trust these products are produced safely and sustainably. Our businesses adhere to the highest standards, supported by legislation, monitoring, compliance and education delivered across the three levels of government in Australia.
In addition, South Australia’s food and beverage industries are bursting with ideas around new packaging, increased functionality and technology adoption to optimise food and beverage production.
We have a thriving restaurant, café and cellar door culture that celebrates our wonderful food and beverages. Our local producers have developed a range of experiences that are an important feature of our tourism offering and are a key feature of our lifestyle.
South Australia also attracts international attention through a range of food and beverage festivals, including Tasting Australia.
The food and beverage industry is the state’s largest manufacturing and industry employment sector, which has delivered year on year growth for over two decades.