Gippsland’s vibrant food and fibre production and processing sector plays a major role in the region’s economy and the resilience of its communities. It also contributes significantly to the Victorian economy.

Gippsland’s abundant quality produce is enjoyed by consumers locally, in Melbourne, as well as across other parts of Victoria, Australia and the world.

Food & Fibre Gippsland aims to be an integral support and stakeholder in projects, initiatives and activities that make a positive impact on productivity, profitability, prosperity, people and in the bigger picture, the planet.

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Manny's Market Morwell

Morwell Manny's Market is a supplier of quality fresh Fruit and Vegetables servicing the commercial and hospitality industries, as well as the general public.A thriving hub in the Latrobe Valley community where their Retail store is constantly packed full of the freshest produce. They're dedicated to providing wholesale customers with a 5 star customer experience, delivering free to their door, six days a week.


Patties Foods, is an Australian food manufacturing company that produces meat pies, baked goods, frozen fruits, and pre-made desserts. Patties Foods is represented in the Australian market by the Four'N Twenty, Patties, Herbert Adams, Nanna's, Chefs Pride, Boscastle and Snowy River brands. They are the creators of irresistible comfort foods !

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Recent News

Innovative Process to Fight Food Waste and Reduce landfill in Gippsland

  February 27th, 2020

Food waste is a 20 billion dollar a year problem in Australia. One of Food & Fibre Gippsland members, a fresh produce retailer and wholesaler based in the Latrobe Valley, has introduced an innovative solution to the region with a dehydrator system that converts food waste to a nutrient-rich fertilizer.

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Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Gippsland

  February 27th, 2020

Interested in social innovation and social entrepreneurship within the Gippsland food system? Have a read of this recently published report by our Acting CEO, Dr. Nicola Watts.

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Coming Events

Food Drying Technology Short Course

  March 3rd, 2020

Drying is one of the most common operations in food and feed production yet it is often poorly understood and inefficient. This short course in drying technology, presented in cooperation with CSIRO, combines the practical perspective of experienced industry professionals with the in-depth technical knowledge of drying processes.

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East Gippsland Vegetable Innovation Days 2020

  May 4th, 2020

Save the Date and Clear the Diary! They’re back – Bigger, Better & more Bountiful than Ever – an Award-winning industry event - the East Gippsland Vegetable Innovation Days

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TCI Oceania Conference

  May 28th, 2020

Food & Fibre Gippsland is collaborating with FIAL to host the TCI Oceania Conference at Lakes Entrance in the beautiful Gippsland region to hear from world experts in clustering and disaster recovery.

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