For outstanding international success in the field of agricultural products, services or technology including farm production, manufactured foods and beverages, forestry and fisheries.   

17 Oct 2022

2GR Wagyu Beef (Whadjuk, WA)

2GR Wagyu Beef, WA 

Australian paddock-to-plate Wagyu beef exporter 2GR Wagyu Beef boasts one of the largest purebred Wagyu beef herds in the world. The company was established in 2016 by Hancock Prospecting Executive Chairman, Gina Rinehart.

Wagyu beef’s taste, tenderness and famed marbling makes it a high-demand, high-value global export. 2GR’s key export markets include those across Asia, the UK, UAE and Canada.

2GR’s recent state-of-the-art selection techniques have dramatically improved its beef quality. DNA testing, genomics and genetics ensure the finest possible Wagyu. 2GR’s exports grew 336% in the 2022 financial year. This accounted for 61% of total sales.

Bubs Australia (Bunurong, VIC)

Bubs Australia, VIC 

Australian infant nutrition products. Its infant formulas, toddler milks, organic baby foods and snacks cater to a range of development stages, from newborn through to early childhood.

Founded in 2006 in Sydney, Bubs is now a publicly listed company and a significant vertically integrated producer of infant nutrition.

Bubs currently exports to China, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and the US. In 2022, Bubs gained US FDA approval to import all six existing Bubs infant formula products to the US market.

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks (Gooreng Gooreng, QLD)

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, QLD 

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks was founded in the regional town that shares its name. For four generations, Bundaberg has been craft brewing premium non-alcoholic beverages to age-old recipes. Widely known for its iconic Ginger Beer, Bundaberg is guided by one simple rule, "If it's worth brewing, it's worth brewing well."

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks has built a diverse distribution network across the globe throughout supermarkets, on-premise venues, off-premise outlets and the rapidly growing
alcohol substitution market.

Today, the company exports to over 60 countries, with key markets including New Zealand, the US, UK, China, Korea, Germany and Malaysia.

Consolidated Pastoral Company (Jingili, NT)

Consolidated Pastoral Company, NT 

Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC) connects the best Australian beef to the world. With a history dating to 1869, today CPC operates a huge portfolio of quality cattle stations across Northern Australia. It boasts a 300,000 head of cattle capacity across 3.2 million hectares of land. It produces 30 million kilograms of beef annually.

CPC has exported cattle and buffalo to Asia and the Middle East for more than 30 years. Its customer reach is growing via sales to Asian consumer markets, domestic feedlots and processors.

More recently CPC has expanded into fiber production, carbon, edible crops and green energy projects.

Tassal (Nipaluna, TAS)

Tassal Finalist 2022 

Tassal's international program is focused on marketing fresh whole seeks to meet a growing market demand for sustainable and nutritious seafood. It is the largest vertically integrated seafood producer and salmon farmer in Australia. Tassal's international program is focused on marketing fresh whole salmon to Asia and the US via robust supply chains, processing versatility and technical innovation. Current export markets include Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and the US.

In the 2021-22 financial year, Tassal volume grew by 95% and revenue by 180%. Tassal revenue in China also increased by more than 269% compared to the prior year.

Tru Blu Beverages (Eora, NSW)

Tru Blu, 

Tru Blu Beverages has created some of the most respected brands (Pub Squash, Waterfords Mineral Water, and Diet Rite) that Australian families have come to love and trust.  It also packs some of Australian supermarkets’ most popular private label or generic brands.

Whether it's one of their branded products or one of their contract-packed beverages, chances are at some stage, you have enjoyed a Tru Blu Beverages product!

Three Australian manufacturing facilities gives Tru Blu a superior manufacturing and export capacity. Current export markets include New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Maldives, Singapore, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Korea and the Philippines.

Yumbah Aquaculture (Kaurna, SA)

Yumbah Aquaculture, SA 

Yumbah is the largest shellfish aquaculture company in Australia.   Yumbah specialises in producing high-value shellfish. It is proud of its sustainable production practices and delights in sharing its delicious shellfish with the world.

Yumbah operates from six dedicated farms across Australia. In 2021, it received internationally recognised certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) for all four of its land-based abalone farms.

Since its beginnings in 1999, Yumbah has grown and diversified its offering. It now produces oysters, mussels, aquafeed and oyster spat for local and international markets. It has a growing market presence across Asia, the US, Canada and Europe.

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