Winter Party 2022!

Great night of great food, great singing and great fun at the Norman Hotel, celebrating Winter with the Food Crew!  Special appearance from “Albo the Showman” […]

Fantastic night out of with Plant Protein Food Design and Hemp As Food Not Drugs!

Kicking off our program, Professor Jason Stokes from UQ took us through an exciting tour of food engineering … mouth-first!  What actually happens when we bite […]

Sensory Sensations Seminar March 2022

On Wednesday 16th March, FIAQ members and friends took advantage of yet another wonderful opportunity to learn at the world class facilities of the Biosciences Precinct […]

FIAQ Christmas Party 2021

Thank you to everyone that came along to the 2021 Mini Golf Christmas Party!   A huge thank you to Helen & Gary from bioMérieux Australia, our […]

Vale Robert Beaver

Robert Beaver 6/11/43 – 5/9/21 Robert Beaver passed away on 5th September 2021 after losing a short-term battle with cancer. Robert was an innovative trailblazer in the […]

FIAQ & Earlee Products Podcast – Inspiring Design… with Rashan Senanayake

Click Here to Listen Food! The very sustenance of life. With the evolution of the human race, our production of food manufacturing has now involved into […]

“Frontline Food Safety – Survive and Thrive” 20-20-Won!

“Fabulous day at FIAQ’s Food Safety 20-20-WON!  Expert speakers on Campy, Listeria and Salmonella, plus A to Z of Food Born Illness! Superb insights on Climate […]

Minister for the Food Industry

FIAQ has been very vocal about this matter for many years. Food Manufacturing is the biggest manufacturing sector yet has little support from the government.   […]

FIAQ Christmas 2020 “Unmasked Barefoot Bowls”

As they say in the classics “Oh what a night!”  from actually bare foot bowling, to a crazy loud game of pictionary followed by a quiz […]

2021 COVID-19 Business Recovery Assistance Top of Agenda for New FIAQ Committee

The Food Industry Association of Queensland (FIAQ) is proud to announce the recent re-election of Jana Cameron as President and the new appointment of Food Industry […]

FIAQ Statement for Queensland Reference Group

Member Profile – Ecowize

Ecowize is Australia’s largest and most experienced provider of cleaning and sanitation services to the food industry for over 20 years. Our specialised hygiene solutions span […]

An open letter to Queensland Premier The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP

An open letter to The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP from Food Industries Association of Queensland Inc.

Member Profile – Jaymak SE QLD

Jaymak is an Australian owned company that has been providing hygiene and energy saving solutions with mould and bacteria treatment programs, risk minimisation and contamination control […]

April 9th – Covid-19 Update for Food Manufacturing Industry

Here is the latest update on COVID-19 for the food industry.  All links and documents are available to click throughout the text below Border restrictions have […]

Guidelines for the Food Industry in response to CoVID-19

A protocol has been developed to assist businesses to manage the COVID-19 crisis specifically for the food and beverage industry. These will be updated as the […]

Gateway to Industry Schools Program


FIAQ Member Profile – Steggall Nutrition

Steggall Nutrition – Your leading nutrient premix partner Steggall Nutrition has proudly been producing high quality, customised nutrient premixes in Brisbane, Queensland since 1992. Our dedication […]

The Christmas Party that was….

What a fabulous night! Complete with expert info from Dr. Anneline Padayachee, a quiz which puzzled the best of us, a sing a long and even […]

Coles to pay $5.25m to farmers supplying Norco cooperative for ‘misleading conduct’ in marketing material

Coles will pay over $5 million to Norco dairy farmers after it was found it had not passed on the full amount of a milk price […]

Russel Rankin – Product Creativity v’s Practicality

We were lucky that Russel Rankin shared with us the up’s and downs of working with creative minds and practical people. Click on the titles below […]

Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing Seminar

We were treated to the inspiring, funny and very knowledgeable Akinori Hyodo and Ben Sparrow for our Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing seminar yesterday evening, our […]

Foodstream and FiE (Food Industry Engineering) Courses

FoodStream Pty Ltd is a private R&D company offering a complete range of professional technical consulting services to the food processing industry, including a range of […]

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT delivered by lean manufacturing world expert Akinori Hyodo

Akinori Hyodo, former final assembly factory manager for Toyota in Japan and Senior Consultant for lean consulting firm Shinka Management, to provide a presentation for FIAQ […]

A reason to celebrate local products this Christmas

The Australian Made Campaign is urging shoppers to support local manufacturers, farmers and retailers by looking for the Australian Made, Australian Grown logo this Christmas.   […]

Final QA Management Seminar for 2018! Register now!

Our final QA Management in the Food Industry Seminar is approaching fast,.

Introduction to Jaymak SE QLD – Commercial Equipment Sanitisation Services

FIAQ Food Community – Meet our members! FIAQ MEMBERS FOOD COMMUNITY We want to hear about your business! Promote your business or product through FIAQ Do […]

QA Seminar #3 – Poultry

Another successful and engaging QA seminar was held this week presented by Dr Tony Pavic of Baiada. It was well received by those lucky enough to […]

Good News from the Brisbane Markets

Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Mark Furner (left), joined Australian Melon Association Chairman Mark Daunt for a rockmelon launch on the Brisbane Produce Market trading floor. The […]

Invitation to Offer for Grocery, Dairy and Kitchen Consumables

Queensland Health(QH) acting through Health Support Queensland’s Strategic Procurement and Supply will release an Invitation to Offer for Grocery, Dairy and Kitchen Consumables on or about 1 […]

QA Management in the Food Industry Seminar 1 – Steven Thygesen

On 14/3/18 6:30pm at CSIRO (our gracious host), 39 Kessels Road, Coopers Plains (Brisbane) was the first of FIAQ’s QA Management in the Food Industry seminar series. […]

Future Food BOOTCAMP 2018

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AFGC State of the Industry report

Queensland was Australia’s largest food and beverage manufacturing exporter in 2015-16, accounting for 28 per cent of the nation’s exports, just ahead of Victoria at 27 […]

Australian Made calls on consumers to buy local this Christmas! Holiday gift ideas on the largest online product directory of locally made and grown goods

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to make their purchases count and ‘buy local’ this Christmas, to support Australian farmers and manufacturers, and the […]

Bega to shell out $12m for peanut grower

Bega Cheese wants to buy Peanut Company of Australia to secure the supply of peanuts for the manufacture of Bega’s peanut butter. Bega Cheese is offering […]