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Taking finger limes to the world

Remember the Chinese gooseberry? Not so much. Not until it turned into the kiwifruit and began turning up in fruit salads everywhere. Meet the man introducing ancient Australian bush tucker to global foodies as ‘lime caviar’.

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What’s old is new again: McKenzie’s pantry classics back in fashion

New healthy food trends favouring scratch baking and organic and raw produce have created a resurgence of interest in traditional pantry staples, and ingredients brand McKenzie’s is keen to spur on the excitement.

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Purple is the new black: Why consumers can’t get enough of Bridestowe Estate lavender

A once-neglected lavender farm, Bridestowe Estate is today a global tourist destination, celebrated for the romance and colour of its 200 kilometres of blossoming lavender rows.

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INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

China’s huge market has long beckoned Australian food producers. But up until now, cultural differences have made entering the east more of a lottery than a lay down misère. A new partnership is exponentially improving the odds.

Fifty years ago Australia’s main export market was the United Kingdom, shipping wool and wheat. Today over 83% of all Australian exports are going to Asian countries. Nuts and grains – specifically, nuts – are climbing the ranks of top exports.

Many farmers take control of their supply chain but few market the benefits to customers as successfully as Australian Grain Link. Over the past 16 years this strategy has helped them carve out lucrative specialty niches that show no signs of shrinking.

Robots as a Service could provide the benefits of robotics without the upfront costs. Technology futurist Shara Evans discusses the potential for increasing production and reducing costs.

Get the latest monthly update on housing market conditions around Australia.

Business conditions remain elevated, but confidence pulled-back from multi-year highs.

This is the second month of NAB’s new regional price indicators, in effect a separate NAB Rural Commodities Index for every region in Australia.

Third generation dairy farmer Tim Marwood was looking for a way to go from “price taker” to “price maker” when he saw an opportunity – premium artisanal ice cream.

Australia has the talent and the willing investors, so what’s holding our agtech sector back? SproutX General Manager Sam Trethewey discusses a new accelerator program and national co-working space network that could put us on a par with the world’s great innovators.

Now in its 6th year, the index highlights trends in giving and helps inform charities’ fundraising strategies.

Get the latest monthly update on housing market conditions around Australia.

Remember the Chinese gooseberry? Not so much. Not until it turned into the kiwifruit and began turning up in fruit salads everywhere. Meet the man introducing ancient Australian bush tucker to global foodies as ‘lime caviar’.

It was a busy budget this year for NAB customers, with a wide range of measures from infrastructure to education to Medicare. Alan Oster, NAB Group Chief Economist, shares his view and NAB’s long term growth outlook.

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