Gippsland food and fibre businesses wanting to fast track their export plans have until Monday 22 July to submit their expressions of interest to join a new program that aims to support their business and industry growth.
Our intent is to align with other regional brand strategies like Destination Gippsland, so we are all working together to build the best Gippsland brand, promoting the region all around Australia, and in the bigger picture, the world!
The Gippsland Regional Agri-food Employment Programme (GRAEP) has reached a significant two-year milestone of 88 people now in continuous employment.
The Board of Food & Fibre Gippsland is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Griffin as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will join Gippsland’s peak industry body for the seven-billion-dollar food and fibre sector on July 15, 2019.
Food & Fibre Gippsland is delighted to continue our sponsorship of the East Gippsland Business Awards, and we encourage all East Gippsland businesses across the sector to enter the Food & Fibre award in the 2019 program.
There is an opportunity for small to medium food and fibre enterprises in Gippsland to fast track their export plans, with an exciting new support program set to be launched. Gippsland Connect will be focused on supporting the participating food and fibre businesses in improving their capabilities and increasing their exports, whilst amplifying their business growth and improving growth for their industry as a whole.
Following on from a successful harvest at the Ausveg Victoria Awards for Excellence held earlier this year, Gippsland is also now home to two National Awards, claimed at the HortConnections Gala Dinner held last week at the Melbourne Convention Centre.
A Gala Dinner will be held in Sale on Friday 16th August to announce the winners of the 2019 Food & Fibre Gippsland Excellence in Agribusiness Awards.