Mallee Wines wins gold at the 2017 China Wine and Spirit Awards

SASD Connect listed business Mallee Estate has won four gold medals for their wine, including a double gold, at this year’s China Wine and Spirit Awards.

The Awards are the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China, …

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New tourism study finds Kangaroo Island top destination for Chinese visitors

A study by the South Australian State Government and Tourism Research Australia has found Kangaroo Island is the top destination for Chinese visitors to the state.

Chinese visitors continue to be the fastest growing market, spending more than $250 million …

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$1.4 million predator experience at Monarto Zoo will bring visitors up close with African lions

The Adelaide Advertiser has published an article featuring Monarto Zoo, which is set to receive a lion experience similar to the ‘Great White Shark’ cage diving found on the State’s Eyre Peninsula.

Visitors will be able to walk through a …

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Thrills and spillage: the changing tastes of Australia’s cordial drinkers (or the Bickford’s phenomenon)

SASD Connect listed business Bickford’s has been featured in an article by Roy Morgan Research, which investigated trends of cordial consumption in Australia.

The Bickford’s brand performed strongly over the last seven years, with an increase in consumption of 125%.…

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Wholegrains reap rewards

SASD Connect listed business Tuckers Natural has been awarded five medals at the prestigious Sydney Royal Fine Food Show for 2017.

The five-medal haul included a Silver for their ‘Wholegrain Supergrain Bites’, recognising the nutritionally superior ingredients and taste.

The …

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Bickford’s expansion offers jobs hope to skilled workers facing retrenchment at Coca-Cola Amatil

SASD Connect listed business Bickford’s has been featured in an article in the Adelaide Advertiser about their new $10 million investment to expand their operations.

This expansion offers great opportunities, and will offer an ‘ultra clean’ production line. It is …

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2017 trade mission to eclipse earlier events

The 2017 China Business Mission will be South Australia’s biggest trade mission yet, according to an article in the South Australian Business Journal.

The mission will coincide with the AFL football match between the Port Adelaide Football Club and the …

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China solidifies its spot as Australia’s number one wine export destination

China spent over half a billion dollars on Australian wine in 2016 according to an article by the Adelaide Advertiser.

Australian wine exports to China are up 40%, and over $60 million clear of second-biggest export market the United States.…

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Lannister Group is tapping into the massive Chinese wine market in an unconventional way

SASD Connect business Lannister Group has been featured in the Adelaide Advertiser for their new internet ‘variety show’.

The show, which is called ‘Taste of Australia’, aims to not only promote the Lannister brand but also South Australia more broadly.…

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Expressions of interest now open for China business mission

The Department of State Development has begun accepting expressions of interest to attend the China business mission in May 2017.

This year’s mission will comprise of 6 different streams, each focused on a different industry.

Dates and cities will vary …

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