Welcome to our annual Rising Star spotlight where we profile some of the SME food and beverage businesses that have innovated in their niche, grown market share, and graced our Rising Star showcase throughout the year. Read more
This business works to make the best use of “seconds” through a healthy, sustainable alternative.
This playfully branded dessert company has its sights set on the title of number one in Australia.
A small Snowy Mountains distillery has used local produce to create vodka and award-winning schnapps and gin.
A young couple ensures the star continues to rise for premium cookie, cake and cracker maker Asterisk Kitchen.
A 3am epiphany led to six months of experiments by COYO's creator. Today, his coconut yoghurt is sold globally.
Kangaroo meat company Macro Meats is growing in leaps and bounds as an exporter of premium products.
Ancient grain company Greenwheat Freekeh now dominates in its space thanks to its proprietary processing techniques.
Buderim Ginger has expanded into a ginger products company with a growing portfolio and online presence.
Bounce has evolved into a lifestyle proposition that just keeps growing.
Flavour Creations is catering to the needs of the elderly – and growing its business in the process.
Laucke Flour Mills is taking on the food giants with its farm-traceable, certified organic flour range for bakeries.
Aussie invention Sipahh has been sending ripples with new special-occasion flavours voted for on social media, and a complete rebrand.
Ferndale has carved out a healthy niche in the Aussie confectionery space, but has its sights set further afield.
China’s middle class is clamouring for clean, green foods, and Beston is giving it to them with its RTE meat-based meals.