Dr Hazel MacTavish-West, Seedlab Australia
Accelerator

Woolies ploughs $4 million into product accelerator Seedlab Australia

- July 19, 2021 2 MIN READ

Supermarket giant Woolworths is backing accelerator Seedlab Australia with a $4 million investment to help startup founders develop new food, beverage, home and personal care products. The Seedlab accelerator program will identify founders and ventures with the potential for high growth in categories such as artisan foods, health and wellness, and more sustainable products, offering… Read more »

Opinion

‘Gourmet Farmer’ and small business owner Matthew Evans on resilience and hope in the time of coronavirus

- March 23, 2020 5 MIN READ

Matthew Evans runs his family small business, Fat Pig Farm, near the Huon River in Southern Tasmania with his partner, Sadie Chrestman.  The farm has a market garden, pigs and dairy cows. They’ve been building the business for nine years, and in 2016 launched a cookery school, produce store and restaurant serving their home-grown produce.… Read more »

The Yield
Profiles

Tasmanian agritech startup The Yield leverages IoT to improve on-farm productivity

- May 6, 2016 3 MIN READ

Tasmanian agritech startup The Yield is leveraging IoT to improve yields and profitability in agriculture and aquaculture. By using sensors, data management and apps The Yield created tools for farmers to improve productivity, reduce compliance costs, increase food shelf life and provide sustainable risk management strategies for financial services in the food industry.