Australia should follow the United Kingdom’s lead and put in place a plan to source government-procured food from local suppliers and producers, says AUSVEG, the national peak industry body for Australian vegetable and potato growers.

China is a relatively new export destination for Australian oranges, but trade is growing rapidly as Chinese consumers become more health conscious.

In a move welcomed by the grains industry, some Australian grains and seeds exporters will receive a return of export fees and charges for the 2012-13 financial year.

China’s love affair with popular Bordeaux wines is on the wane.

Atlas Pearls and Perfumes – a subsidiary of Essential Oils of Tasmania – has been offered a $1.1 million government grant to assist in expanding its export opportunities.

The first supplies of Australian fresh milk have started flowing to China following a new trade deal.

Australia's biggest honey producers have halted overseas exports and failed to fill some of their supermarket orders as extreme weather wreaked havoc with bee numbers.

The humble Macadamia – Australia’s iconic native nut – celebrated 40 years of commercial growing when the new season began in May this year.

The global marketplace should be the “number one focus” for Australian vegetable growers to ensure the industry’s ongoing prosperity, says an industry expert

The federal government will provide an additional $15 million in funding over the next four years to help small exporters deal with the cost of export fees and charges.