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									                  TASTE OF KANGAROO ISLAND

                    An innovative project giving Kangaroo Island
                      food producers and food service providers
                     the business skills and capabilities to grow.

                      Workshops - Business Coaching - Industry Events

                                   Good Food Kangaroo Island presents the Taste of
                                     Kangaroo Island – a fresh way of growing the Island’s
                                      dynamic food sector.

                                         The Taste of Kangaroo Island is an exciting new
                                       program, aimed at boosting the bottom line for local
                                 food industry businesses.

   It will help improve the capacity of your business by focusing on your production and
    distribution processes, networks and Island allegiances.

     This five month program features hands-on practical assistance from food industry
     specific training, assistance in product development, master classes, growing
     distribution opportunities ‘on and off ’ the Island
     and networking events.

                  JULY NOVEMBER 2009
          Presented by Good Food Kangaroo Island &
The South Australian Food Centre. The services provided by KIDB
      are partially funded by the Australian Government.

                                                                   STRIVING TO GROW?

                                                                   Kangaroo Island’s food industry includes many businesses, small
HOW IT ALL WORKS                                                   and large – you may be a food producer, food retailer, restaurant,
                                                                   takeaway, café, hotel, winery or cellar door or even a hosted B&B
The Taste of Kangaroo Island project focus is on skills develop-   – the Taste of Kangaroo Island is for you.
ment and food industry networking. This will assist our industry
to build stronger relationships between producers, suppliers       If your business is ready to expand, develop new markets or
and customers. By working together, the Kangaroo Island food       products, or just wants to improve your networks on the Island,
industry can become a stronger food force.                         the workshops and industry sessions can point you in the right
Honey will be used as Kangaroo Island’s hero product to
develop and showcase our exceptional produce. Kangaroo             Good Food Kangaroo Island and the SA Food Centre have made
Island is renowned for its safe, clean and healthy environment.    the commitment to bring the very best food industry specialists
Honey typifies this and provides a unique regional focus to drive   to Kangaroo Island to work with businesses to answer your
other regional products to gain profile and grow market share.      questions. This project is supported by funding from the
                                                                   Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries
While the focus of the Taste of Kangaroo Island will be on         and Forestry under its Promoting Australian Produce program.
honey, and products value added with honey, all food industry
producers, food retailers and restaurants are set to reap the      It is up to you to take advantage of the range of opportunities
rewards of co-operative and strategic growth.                      being made available.
                                                             WHY WOULD YOUR BUSINESS
                                                                  GET INVOLVED?

                                                                                  Through the Taste of Kangaroo Island, producers
                                                                                   will be encouraged to provide more products to
                                                                                   be showcased in more retail and food service
                                                                                    outlets on Kangaroo Island and around
                                                                                    Australia. The support you gain from working
                                                                                    together in this project will make the growth
                                                                                    transition successful.

                                                                                  BENEFITS FOR FOOD PRODUCERS

                                                                              •    Business Skills development through the
                                                                                 Workshops and Master Class opportunities
                                                                        •     A 90 minute coaching session with food industry
                                                                            Strategic Management or Quality Management
                                                                          Systems specialists
                                                                  •   An expert panel review report on your brand and
                                                                      product range
                                                                  •   Assistance with Product Development
                                                                  •   Exhibitor space at our KI Food Industry Expo - connecting
BENEFITS FOR FOOD SERVICE AND RETAIL                                  to new customers and markets on and off island
                                                                  •   Access to the distribution review report which will provide
• Business Skills development through the Workshops and               distribution efficiency options on and off Kangaroo Island
  Master Class opportunities                                      •   Inclusion of your business profile in the
• Assistance with new product and menu development                    Good Food Kangaroo Island’s
• Food Industry Expo - personal invitation to taste, experience       Food Industry Trade
  and learn about Kangaroo Island produce                             Directory
• A copy of the Good Food Kangaroo Island’s Food Industry
  Directory – which will include profiles of all Kangaroo Island
  food producers and the products they produce for retail
  and food service
• Log in to the new wholesale
  page of Good Food
  Kangaroo Island website

                                                          JULY NOVEMBER 2009
                                                Presented by Good Food Kangaroo Island &
                                      The South Australian Food Centre. The services provided by KIDB
                                            are partially funded by the Australian Government.
             WHAT AM I
          SIGNING UP FOR?

                                                                 INDUSTRY EXPO OCTOBER

Key features for participants of the Taste of Kangaroo Island    A major Kangaroo Island industry event,
program include 10 workshops, Food Industry Trade Directory,     with leaders from the food sector coming
an Industry Expo and a project review / showcase at the          together to learn from each other, display
conclusion of the project.                                       and promote products. It will also give
                                                                 Kangaroo Island food service and key off
You can use this program to plan for significant growth, or you   Island distributors an opportunity to view, taste
are welcome to just attend workshops and networking sessions.    and find out more about the variety and availability
The choice is yours on how much you get involved.                of Kangaroo Island produce.


1   Strategic Management                                         A chance to come together, review the project and develop
2   Quality Management Systems                                   a new plan to ensure Kangaroo Island’s food industry
3   Accurate Pricing for Profit                                   continues to grow and develop.
4   Product Development for retail and food service
5   Master Class - Cooking with local produce                    Contact Penny Nemeth, Good
6   Master Class - Value adding with honey
                                                                 Food Kangaroo Island Project
7   Web site development
                                                                 Officer to register and discuss
8   Cold Chain Management
9   Maximise Sales & Distribution Opportunities                  which activities are right for
10 One page Business Plan                                        your business on 0400 333 107.

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