Media statements

Friday 29 November, 2019

Towards 2030: Australia’s grain production outlook

More than half of Australia’s extra grain production in 2030 will be consumed within Australia, according to new AEGIC analysis. AEGIC Chief Economist Professor Ross Kingwell said Australian…

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

The whole grain and nothing but the grain

Health-conscious consumers will have even more confidence in the benefits of whole grain products, thanks to new guidelines for flour millers and an improved method to authenticate “whole…

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

30 years of udon noodle sensory evaluation

The official 2019 udon noodle sensory evaluation program is underway at AEGIC, as Western Australia and Japan celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the unique noodle wheat segregation. Since…

Friday 23 August, 2019

Can Australia increase value in the Philippines wheat and barley markets?

Providing grains education and technical services in the Philippines could stimulate and support demand for Australian wheat and barley in that country, according to a new AEGIC report….

Friday 2 August, 2019

Protein improvement could build Australian barley’s beer muscle in China

Cutting-edge gene technology is being used to boost the brewing performance of current Australian barley varieties in our biggest market – China. Australia exports more than five times…

Monday 1 July, 2019

Looking good, feeling good! How do we keep Australian wheat number one for Asian noodles?

As Black Sea wheat increasingly throws its bulk around in Australia’s main $2.5 billion wheat market, AEGIC is taking action to help the Australian industry preserve and increase…

Friday 14 June, 2019

56 million eskies: supporting Australia’s largest barley market

The amount of Australian barley exported to China every year could fill 4.5 Melbourne Cricket Grounds, 2900 Olympic sized swimming pools, or 56 million eskies. It’s Australia’s largest…

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Australian grains on a roll in Vietnam

Vietnam’s appetite for bread and noodles made from premium Australian wheat could jump 44% by 2030, according to new AEGIC analysis. AEGIC’s report, Wheat and barley markets in…

Friday 17 May, 2019

New South Wales baker wins LA Judge Award for Baking Apprentice of the Year

In an extremely close contest, Dungog baker Tristan Beisler has claimed the LA Judge Award for Baking Apprentice of the Year. Tristan, from Barrington Bakery in Dungog, fended…

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Australasia’s most prestigious baking prize: the LA Judge Award

The most talented young bakers across Australasia go head to head next week in the region’s most prestigious annual baking competition. Every year, baking apprentices from around Australia…

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