Home' Grower : October 2012 Contents Silvia Hart was thrilled with the cash injection that came
from exhibiting her Honey Lady products. The Wilunga-based
business produces a wide variety of infused raw honey.
The South Australian Grower -- October 2012
Royal Adelaide Show
Local producers put
best foot forward
HORTICULTURE exhibits did not disappoint at the
Royal Adelaide Show from September 7 to 15. The
Taste SA and Lifestyle pavilions kept foodies occupied
with competitions, demonstrations and stalls that
showcased the depth of local produce. MAX OPRAY
and TERRY GRENVILLE got a taste of the action.
In a world first, the
Young Judges of
Olive Oil competition
to discern the
quality of olive oils,
choices to the
senior judges. The
School team of Tom
Dutton and Lachie
Reichelt took the
Michele Allester-Briggs did not just sell her Kangaroo Paw
olive oil range at the show -- she was busy getting the word
out about how the brand was being sold at IGA and
Foodland. After years of exporting to places as far-flung as
the US, Canada and China, the business is now turning its
sights closer home.
Fresh Citrus Direct's Barry Arnold set-up shop for the first
time at the Royal Adelaide Show to raise the profile of the
Loxton-based family business. Barry says they will use the
internet to maintain relationships with the customers they
met at the stall.
Prominent chefs Carmen Vining (pictured) and Rosa Matto
showed aspiring cooks how to incorporate olive oil into
everything from pasta to carrot cake at the Olives SA
It was a bittersweet experience for David Caine and the
team running the SA Citrus Board stall for the last time. It
was David who first came up with the Yellow Brick Road
concept for the Show more than 25 years ago, and the SA
Citrus Board stall has been the first stop on the circuit ever
since. The board will be dissolved this month, but David
hopes the citrus industry will continue to be represented in
some form next year.
John Rowe (pictured) and his wife Lynne have represented
their Flinders Ranges-based Broughton River Gourmet
business at the Royal Adelaide Show for 20 years. John says
the exposure is important as many people have never heard
of the indigenous bush foods they sell, including quandongs,
lemon myrtle, wattleseed, and mountain pepper.
A Brilliant Instrument for Optimal Performance
WUXAL Calcium and Wuxal Liquid offer:
Precise. Consistent. Powerful.
Links Archive September 2012 November 2012 Navigation Previous Page Next Page