Thrills and spillage: the changing tastes of Australia’s cordial drinkers (or the Bickford’s phenomenon)

SASD Connect listed business Bickford’s has been featured in an article by Roy Morgan Research, which investigated trends of cordial consumption in Australia.

The Bickford’s brand performed strongly over the last seven years, with an increase in consumption of 125%.…


Wholegrains reap rewards

SASD Connect listed business Tuckers Natural has been awarded five medals at the prestigious Sydney Royal Fine Food Show for 2017.

The five-medal haul included a Silver for their ‘Wholegrain Supergrain Bites’, recognising the nutritionally superior ingredients and taste.

The …


Bickford’s expansion offers jobs hope to skilled workers facing retrenchment at Coca-Cola Amatil

SASD Connect listed business Bickford’s has been featured in an article in the Adelaide Advertiser about their new $10 million investment to expand their operations.

This expansion offers great opportunities, and will offer an ‘ultra clean’ production line. It is …


2017 trade mission to eclipse earlier events

The 2017 China Business Mission will be South Australia’s biggest trade mission yet, according to an article in the South Australian Business Journal.

The mission will coincide with the AFL football match between the Port Adelaide Football Club and the …


China solidifies its spot as Australia’s number one wine export destination

China spent over half a billion dollars on Australian wine in 2016 according to an article by the Adelaide Advertiser.

Australian wine exports to China are up 40%, and over $60 million clear of second-biggest export market the United States.…


Lannister Group is tapping into the massive Chinese wine market in an unconventional way

SASD Connect business Lannister Group has been featured in the Adelaide Advertiser for their new internet ‘variety show’.

The show, which is called ‘Taste of Australia’, aims to not only promote the Lannister brand but also South Australia more broadly.…


Expressions of interest now open for China business mission

The Department of State Development has begun accepting expressions of interest to attend the China business mission in May 2017.

This year’s mission will comprise of 6 different streams, each focused on a different industry.

Dates and cities will vary …


Funding to help local exporters grow in 2017

The State Government has released details of the almost $800,000 in funding provided to South Australian businesses to assist in exports.

Several SASD Connect businesses were able to secure support from the State Government to expand their exports, including Tuckers …


Ed Vercoe
Oleapak Pty Ltd
Olive Oil

We found it really beneficial for our company to work with business migrant customers, particularly from China. More than just one off sales we have been getting a lot of ongoing business, and this has generated a significant amount of …


Roger Follett
Lake Breeze Langhorne Creek

From our perspective, there’s no doubt working with business migrants has benefited us, and there are already wine export orders coming through. For our winery’s sales, the relationship with migration agencies and the state’s business migration program goes hand in …