South Australia makes a wide range of processed premium products.

South Australia’s finished food industry generated $6.6 billion in revenue in 2014-15.

The industry includes post-harvest value adding in:

  • packing
  • cleaning
  • cold-chain management
  • food manufacturing.

South Australia has global manufacturers processing large volumes of primary products such as grain and meat.

Our industry is made up of small to medium-sized companies, many of which are regional and family-owned.

Markets for the processing sector include local food service and retail.

South Australia also sends targeted exports to high-value markets in:

  • Asia
  • the United States
  • Europe.
Page Last Reviewed: 20 Jul 2016
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