Bubs Australia – one of Australia’s most successful and in-demand exporters of infant nutrition products – is the 2022 Australian Exporter of the Year.
Bubs Australia grew from a Sydney kitchen in 2006, to a leading exporter of organic formula, toddler milks, baby foods and snacks to 10 export markets, including China, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and the US.
In May this year, Bubs stepped in quickly to assist an ally in need, securing approval from the US Food and Drug Administration to ship its infant formula products to help relieve US supply shortages.
Bubs shipped more than 1.25 million tins of Bubs infant formula – equal to 27.5 million bottles – to the US as part of the Biden Administration’s “Operation Fly Formula”.
The 2022 Australian export award winners include:
- Fivecast – Advanced Technologies
- 2GR Wagyu Beef – Agribusiness, Food and Beverages
- Bubs Australia – Agribusiness, Food and Beverages
- Next Level Racing – Creative Industries
- ABI Interiors – E-commerce
- MyVenue – Emerging Exporter
- Stanley College – International Education and Training
- Little Green Pharma - International Health
- REDARC Electronics – Manufacturing and Advanced Materials
- Medical Rescue – Professional Services
- Mort & Co – Regional Exporter
- Coolon – Resources and Energy
- Green Eco Technologies – Small Business
- Rubicon Water – Sustainability
Trade Minister Don Farrell congratulated the 84 national finalists in this year’s awards.
Each have made an important contribution to Australia’s economy, Senator Farrell said.
“Collectively, these exporters employed more than 12,600 Australians and generated over $1.9 billion in export earnings during the last financial year.
“Importantly, 41 per cent of the national finalists were led by women, either independently or jointly, and 30 per cent are small businesses with less than 20 employees.”
Senator Farrell commended that finalists on their success, adding that “small and medium businesses are the engine room of the economy.”
Senator Farrell said the quality of the 2022 entrants was befitting of the 60th anniversary of the awards.
The awards were presented at a gala dinner, hosted by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) in the Great Hall at Parliament House, Canberra.
For more information visit: www.exportawards.gov.au