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News updates, events, opportunities and activities in the Food & Fibre sector across Gippsland.

By Portal Admin - 14th July 2019 - Back to News

The Board of Food & Fibre Gippsland is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Griffin as its new CEO. He will join Gippsland’s peak industry body for the seven-billion-dollar food and fibre sector on July 15, 2019. Click here to read more

There is an opportunity for small to medium food and fibre enterprises in Gippsland to fast track their export plans, with an exciting new support program set to be launched. "Gippsland Connect" will be run by Food & Fibre Gippsland, and there is capacity for up to 20 businesses in the first intake. Click here to read more

Following on from a successful harvest at the Ausveg Victoria Awards for Excellence held earlier this year in Melbourne, Gippsland is also now home to two National Awards, claimed at the Hort Connections Gala Dinner last week. Click here to read more

Leading innovator and natural collaborator, Sailors Grave Brewing, took out the Food & Fibre award in the East Gippsland Business Awards in 2018 - and as a proud returning sponsor, we encourage all East Gippsland Food & Fibre businesses, be they large, small and any size in between, to enter in 2019. Entry is open now and it's an easy online process. For more details, click here

There's six spots in an Accelerator Program called Seeds of Change, where innovative food focused startups and small businesses can be supported with a grant of up to $40,000 and mentored in a four month program to help tackle individual challenges. You've got until the 19th of July to apply - click here to find out more

Want to be in a position to better plan, source and manage your workforce? Then this is a course you won't want to miss!

Specifically structured for the Food & Fibre sector, this two day Masterclass covers a range of topics including strategies for combating common sourcing challenges across a number of industries. Registrations are open now - Click here to read more


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