Gerringong’s Daily Grind Coffee and PhycoFood of Bomaderry show off at Fine Food Fair

The Daily Grind Coffee Company of Gerringong - fresh roasted coffee,
organic drinking chocolate and chai beverages. Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. Picture: Salty Dingo

The Daily Grind Coffee Company of Gerringong - fresh roasted coffee, organic drinking chocolate and chai beverages. Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. Picture: Salty Dingo

South Coast coffee and cultivated seaweed have ended up on the menu of the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest food trade event, Fine Food Australia, in Sydney’s Darling Harbour this week.

Gerringong’s Daily Grind Coffee Company and PhycoFood of Bomaderry were chosen with 14 other businesses to represent the state on the NSW Government sponsored Flavours of NSW stand at the event held at the International Convention Centre.

Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. PhycoFood of Bomaderry - nutritional foods using Australian cultivated seaweed. Picture: Salty Dingo

Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. PhycoFood of Bomaderry - nutritional foods using Australian cultivated seaweed. Picture: Salty Dingo

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Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair said he was proud of the range of “outstanding products” from all across the state.

“There aren’t many places in the world that can lay claim to having foods ranging from bush tucker cheese to seaweed pasta,” Mr Blair said.

Exhibitors were chosen for their quality and growth potential as well as their ability to showcase the variety of NSW produce and interesting products.

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PhycoFood of Bomaderry - nutritional foods using Australian cultivated
seaweed www.phycofood.co Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. Picture: Salty Dingo

PhycoFood of Bomaderry - nutritional foods using Australian cultivated seaweed www.phycofood.co Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. Picture: Salty Dingo

Among the other producers included artisan cheese, organic chocolate, goose-based products, smoked meats, protein balls, tea and dairy products.

NSW has over 50,000 agricultural, aquaculture, fishing and food and beverage processing companies feeding into a growing export industry worth more than $7 billion a year.

Fine Food Australia helped expand this lucrative industry globally, by showcasing our latest innovative food products to buyers from over 45 countries.

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Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. The Daily Grind Coffee Company of Gerringong - fresh roasted coffee, organic drinking chocolate and chai beverages www.dailygrindcoffee.com.au Picture: Salty Dingo

Fine Food Australia trade fair, September 2017. The Daily Grind Coffee Company of Gerringong - fresh roasted coffee, organic drinking chocolate and chai beverages www.dailygrindcoffee.com.au Picture: Salty Dingo

The story Illawarra produce on show at nation’s biggest food trade fair first appeared on Illawarra Mercury.

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