Creating biodiesel out of ‘dirty water’

Agribusiness Peats Soil & Garden Supplies was recently featured in an article by InDaily about the development of biodiesel capabilities at its plant in Langhorne Creek.

The company began making biodiesel by converting fat, oil and grease (FOG) from restaurants, …


Shandong visit highlights deep sister-state relationship

The South Australian Department of State Development has released an article highlighting the success of the recent September trade delegation from Shandong.

19 agreements were signed during the mission, which included the first ever South Australia-China State-to-Province collaboration on research …


Chinese interns offer insights for Murray River, Lakes and Coorong

A local China Ready intern program by Regional Development Australia Murraylands and Riverland has seen the local tourism sector become better equipped to market the region internationally.

Part of a wider program delivered by the South Australian government to create …


Billion dollar investment to boost Murraylands & Riverland over next four years

A major regional business report has found more than $1 billion in business and infrastructure investment is planned for the Murrylands and Riverland region in the next four years.

The investment is also expected to create over 1500 jobs.

The …


Shandong training delegation to learn about SA’s biosecurity practices

A group of fourteen staff from the Shandong Department of Agriculture are currently in South Australia to learn about the state’s world class biosecurity practices.

The group is participating in the largest training program undertaken by the Shandong Department of …


Business to profit from valuing foreign students

Wines by Geoff Hardy have been featured as a success story in an article by the Adelaide Advertiser on the value of employing foreign students.

The company’s General Manager Richard Dolan initially hired a Chinese-born Adelaide University graduate on a …


Asian demand drives sales of SA freekeh

SASD Connect business Greenwheat Freekeh has been featured in an article by InDaily.

The company has seen demand for their product, an ancient superfood grain, skyrocket since beginning shipping to Japan and Korea for the first time.

Freekeh was promoted …


South Australian oats farmer gets new orders in Malaysia, China

Total Farm Solutions’s QualityWise Oats has been featured in an article by the Adelaide Advertiser about their ‘paddock to plate’ approach.

Consumers are able to track the high-quality oats, which have important health benefits like helping to reduce cholesterol absorption, …


250-strong Shandong business delegation heads off to Port Lincoln to explore trade possibilities

The Adelaide Advertiser featured an article on Friday 9 September about the visit by Shandong Vice Governor Xia Geng to Port Lincoln.

The visit occurred on Saturday 10 September, and saw the Vice Governor participate in a ‘sea to plate’ …


Shandong delegation arrival marks 30th anniversary of sister-city relationship

Minister for Trade and Investment Martin Hamilton-Smith has said the growing cultural ties between South Australia and Shandong will benefit local businesses over the coming days as over 200 trade and investment visitors land in Adelaide from the sister-state province.…