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Banana skincare, Qld flour company to expand into overseas markets

A far north Queensland farmer, who turns waste bananas into flour, skincare and cosmetics, has struck an international deal that will see his business expand globally. Rob Watkins got into the banana industry over 15 years ago, growing ladyfinger bananas, and soon realised the large amount of product not suitable for supermarkets. Natural Evolution Foods […]

July 6th, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, Bananas, FOOD DRINK, IMPORT EXPORT, MANUFACTURE PROCESSING, MARKETING PROMOS, Queensland, SUPERMARKETS, VIDEOS AUDIOS, WASTES DUMPS STORAGE Tags: , , ,

Chinese hungry for Australian food as ‘daigou’ leave $1 billion tax void

Australia may just be missing out on up to $1 billion in uncollected taxes annually from Chinese agents who ship food back home to meet insatiable demand from a booming middle class. There are 40,000 so-called Chinese ‘daigou’ in Australia making anywhere between $40,000 to $100,000 a year selling sought after products like baby milk […]

September 27th, 2016
Topic: IMPORT EXPORT, SUPERMARKETS Tags: , ,

Australia Agriculture’s role in exporting $4 billion worth of produce to the Middle East

Department of Agriculture’s role in exporting $4 billion worth of produce to the Middle East The Department of Agriculture will outline its key role in Australian trade with countries of the Middle East at a public hearing in Canberra tomorrow. In its submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade inquiry […]

December 1st, 2014
Topic: IMPORT EXPORT, POLITICS PARLIAMENT Tags: , , , ,

HUGE LIVE CATTLE SHIPMENT TO CHINA OF 1,000,000 HEAD IS ON THE CARDS

EXPORTING HUGE NUMBERS OF LIVE CATTLE TO CHINA FROM AUSTRALIA News of an impending deal to export a million cattle to China each year has come as a shock to some big players in the Australian live cattle industry. The Federal Government is close to finalising health protocols with China, which would allow the trade […]

November 8th, 2014
Topic: Cattle, CHINA, IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , ,

CLIVE PALMER GIVES CHINA AN EARFULL IN THIS VIDEO

Senior Abbott government ministers and the opposition have united in blasting Clive Palmer over his televised tirade against China, saying it damages Australia. But Senator Jacqui Lambie has come out in support of her leader, asserting that Australia’s defence policy should take account of the threat of a “Chinese Communist invasion”. Senator Jacqui Lambie. Treasurer […]

August 19th, 2014
Topic: IMPORT EXPORT, PEOPLE, POLITICS PARLIAMENT Tags: , , , ,

WA COMPANY STRIKES $1B BEEF & SHEEP MEAT CONTRACT DEALS WITH CHINA

WA company V & V Walsh has secured lucrative deal to export beef and sheep meat to China. The West Australian government has talked up the prospects of meat exports to China in the wake of a local producer’s $1 billion trade deal with major importer Grand Farm. The state’s largest red meat processor, family-owned […]

June 17th, 2014
Topic: Cattle, IMPORT EXPORT, Sheep Tags: , ,

CITRUS INDUSTRY IN AUSTRALIA & EXPORTING-AN ARTICLE FROM ABC LANDLINE

CITRUS DISCUSSED AS A VIABLE SECTION OF THE AG SCENE IN AUSTRALIA PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: We hear a lot about the huge potential of China. But for many exporters, it remains just that: potential. Not so for some of the nation’s orange growers, where there’s been a huge surge in exports to China. It’s welcome […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , , , , , , ,

CHINA TO TAKE IMPORTING LIVE CATTLE FROM WA AUSTRALIA

LIVE AUSTRALIAN CATTLE TO BE EXPORTED TO CHINA West Australian Premier Colin Barnett is “very optimistic” a new trade agreement will see hundreds of thousands of live cattle exported to China. A memorandum of understanding has been signed by Mr Barnett and Xia Baolong, party secretary of Zhejiang – WA’s sister province in eastern China. […]

October 9th, 2013
Topic: Cattle, IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , , ,

THE FALL OF THE AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR DELIGHTS AUSTRALIAN WINEMAKER & HIS BANKERS

FARMERS & EXPORTERS DELIGHT AT THE FALLING AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR The retreat by the Australian dollar since May has provided comfort to Casella Wines’ bank lender, National Australia Bank, with a deal to restructure the winemakers’ debt facilities expected to be signed by the end of the financial year. Speaking from California’s Napa Valley where he […]

June 10th, 2013
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, IMPORT EXPORT, MANUFACTURE PROCESSING Tags: , , ,

A GREAT SENDUP OF A POLITICIAN BEING INTERVIEWED ABOUT AN OIL TANKER SPILLAGE

  An Australian Senator is interviewed regarding a ship (tanker) that caused an oil spill which resulted in 20,000 tons of oil being dumped into the ocean.  Rest assured this isn’t really an Australian politician but rather two comedians who do their thing every Friday night on the ABC. “CRIKEY – THE FRONT FELL OFF!” […]

April 11th, 2013
Topic: IMPORT EXPORT, MINING OIL GAS, POLITICS PARLIAMENT, TRANSPORT SHIPPING AVIATION Tags: , , , ,