South Australia’s vibrant food culture has a global reputation for:

  • world-leading food grown for local consumption and international export
  • a thriving restaurant and café industry
  • increasingly popular food and wine tourism.

South Australia’s food industry is vital to its economy.

The industry generated more than $9 billion revenue in 2017-18.

Food exports from South Australia accounted for $3.97 billion of total merchandise exports in 2017-18.

Development of South Australia's food sector is supported by the industry peak bodies:

Food and Wine ScoreCards

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) Food and Wine ScoreCards evaluate the contribution made by the food and beverage industry to South Australia’s economy.

They also identify opportunities for future growth.

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