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How Australian food manufacturers can become Asia's deli

Supplier: Matthews Australasia By: Trent Munro
19 August, 2014

Did you know in the next 30 years, there will be 2.5 billion extra mouths needing to be fed?

That's 20-25 per cent more than today. And 75 per cent of that growth is right on Australia's doorstep: in Asia.

At the Global Food Forum, 400 prominent Australian business and food industry leaders discussed how Australia's agriculture and food industry could increase its exports to meet the booming demand.

Currently, Australia's food industry can't reap the benefits of Asia's future food demand. We have natural competitive advantages (proximity, available land, relationships and quality products), but we also have challenges. Lots of challenges. Most of which are out of our control.

But what of those within our control? Here are four ways we can begin to realise the potential food boom that's within reach, and how Australian food manufacturers can become Asia's deli:

  1. Increase productivity
  2. Know the trends
  3. Seize the potential
  4. Celebrate your success

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