Opening for first stage of major new almond orchard

SASD Connect business CMV Farms has been featured in an article by Investment Attraction South Australia.

A new almond orchard in the Riverland has been officially opened by Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock, significantly increasing almond production in the State.…


Chinese craft brewers court premium Australian water producer

SASD Connect business PH8 has attracted the attention of Chinese craft brewers after winning gold at the 5th China International High-end Drinking Water Industry Expo earlier this year.

High-quality water crucial to the production of premium craft beer, which is …


South Australia listed as 5th must-see region to visit in 2017

Travel website Lonely Planet has listed South Australia in the top 10 regions in the world to visit in 2017, placing at number 5.

Unspoilt beaches, stunning outback landscapes, connections with nature, fantastic wineries and and world-class events were all …


Alkaline water brand could increase health benefits of milk powder

SASD Connect business PH8 Natural Alkaline Water has been featured in an article by Food Navigator Asia.

PH8 provides high-quality bottled drinking water from a property on the Yorke Peninsula.

The company is in talks with a Victorian powdered milk …


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 …