Industry Links


Here are some food industry related links that offers information on Tropical Exotic Fruit, Organics, Indigenous Foods, Seafood,  Wines, Culinary Information, Food Related Events, Packaging, Labelling, Health & Safety, Food Industry Associations, Research and Development, Economic Development, Export, Tourism, Regional, State and Federal Government websites.


Tropical Exotic Fruit


 Cape Trib. Exotic Fruit Orchard

This site has wonderful links

Daley’s Fruit Tree Nursery 


Tropical Fruit World


Indigenous Foods


Australian National Botanic Gardens

Robins Australian Food

Society for growing Australian Native Plants

Australian Bushfood Magazine

Vic Cherikoff Food Services Pty Ltd




Tony’s NQ Ice Art

Slow Food Movement

Mietta’s Australian Restaurant Guide

Convivial Times

Australian Food News


I Gourmet

Food Lovers Glossary

The Cook’s Thesaurus

Taste – Australian Magazine recipes

Benjamin Christie

Young Chefs

Competition for Young Australia Chefs

Chefs Tool Box

high-quality kitchenware for the home cook

Chefs Armoury

The first Australian online shop selling Japanese chefs knives.

Chefs Pencil


Health & Safety  & Labelling


Food Standards Australia New Zealand (formerly ANZFA)

Australian Government Health & Safety

Farm Safe

Hazard and Critical Control Point

Food Labels Australia


Food Industry Association


Queensland Food

National Farmers Federation (NFF)
Australian Food & Grocery Council (AFGC)

Australian Pork Ltd
Meat & Livestock Australia

Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI)

Australian Freight Councils Network

Packaging Council of Australia


Economic  Development


Advance Cairns

The Regional Institute Ltd

Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities

The North Australia Economic Development Forum

Australian Society of Agronomy


Tropical North Queensland Region


Cairns Regional Council

Tablelands Regional Council

Atherton Tablelands

The Cassowary Coast
Innisfail – Cardwell

Port Douglas



State Government & Regional Links

Queensland Government Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation

Queensland Primary Industry & Fisheries

Environment Australia

Office of Economic & Statistical Research


Gold Coast Food Forum





Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service


Other Sites


Sydney Markets

Melbourne Markets

Eldred Training & Development

AltaVista Translation site

Cool Food Campaign













Network for Sustainable & Diverse Agriculture

A local Tropical North Queensland group

Organics Federation of Australia

National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Australia

Eco Savvy Food for Thought Townsville

A grassroots community group whose objective is to promote the production and consumption of locally-produced organic food in the Townsville/North Queensland region.

Australian Permaculture Information Projects

Organic Research

Community Gardens  



Australian Wine

Grape & Wine Research Development Corporation

Court of Master Sommeliers

Wine Star




Good Food & Wine Show
An event for ‘foodies’

Fine Food Australia

Australia’s largest food industry exhibition

 Restaurant 2010 exhibition

Taste of Sydney and Melbourne

Taste Festivals are where you can sample signature dishes prepared by world-famous chefs whilst exploring specialist producer and beverages.

Tasting Australia  2010
Bi-annual event in Adelaide held over several days

Queensland Masterclass 2010

Bi-annual event. Weekend at Brisbane Hilton featuring celebrity chefs and wine expertise




Elegant Gift Packaging
Detmold Packaging

Visy Board

Packaging Council of Australia


Seafood Industry


Queensland Catch

Queensland Seafood Industry Association Inc

Seafood Experience Australia

Seafood Services Australia

Australian Fishery Management Authority

Fish Names

Australian Seafood Industry Council

Department of Primary Industry & Fisheries Queensland

Fisheries R & D Corp

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority


Research & Development


Rural Industries R & D Corp

Dairy Research & Development Corporation

Fisheries R & D Corp

Grains R & D Corp

Grape & Wine R & D Corp


Providing representation, leadership, information and consultancy services to the fruit, vegetable and horticultural industries

Horticulture Australia Ltd

Sugar R & D Corp


Tourism Tropical North Queensland
Great Tropical Drives

Tourism Queensland

Australian Tourism Network



Other States


South Australia Food-On-Line

Food Victoria
NSW Agriculture       

Western Australia Dept of Agriculture


 Australian Government Links


Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Australian Quarantine & Inspection Service (AQIS)

Australian Customs Service


Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE)

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Environment Australia (EA)

Food Science Australia  

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (formerly ANZFA)

Deartment of Resources, Energy and Tourism