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.
Introducing Food & Fibre Gippsland
FGM Consultants provides the knowledge and training your staff need to give them essential business foundation. It will enable them to function more effectively and efficiently in today’s business environment.
Prime Super is an independent profit-to-members superannuation fund providing retirement solutions to Australians for over 20 years, placing our members are at the heart of everything we do. We take the complexity out of super and investments so that you can get on with what matters to you by offering straightforward superannuation solutions to empower you to grow, manage and protect your wealth and retirement income.
It has been a 'Black Summer' and our partner - Food Innovation Australia Limited is offering support for impacted businesses. The Black Summer Innovation Program (BSIP) is a fund provided by FIAL designed to help small and medium businesses, who have been affected by events of national natural catastrophe or global diseases outbreaks (in 2019 or 2020).
From jamologists to providores, craft brewers to agri-tourism businesses, they came from far and wide across the region and beyond to collaborate on establishing a trust token to validate the authenticity of food and fibre produce from Gippsland. Picking up on conversation that began in 2019, the development of a “mark” to validate Gippsland’s produce took a big step forward in a positive direction when a diverse group with representation from industry, community, government at all levels, educators and research gathered at Narkoojee Winery for a workshop and discussion form in late January.
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.