Food labelling inquiry to meat synthetic proteins head on

SHEEP Producers Australia has welcomed a Senate inquiry into food labelling laws, in a push for minimum standards to protect red meat brands against plant-based and synthetic proteins…Read More

Sheep Central, June 18, 2021

Rafa on the ball with Woolmark-certified performance wool suits

MOVIE star Jackie Chan’s fictitious suit in ‘The Tuxedo’ had settings for shake booty, anti-gravity, voice control and pants-only defence. Now wool has its own versions of the performance suit…Read More

Sheep Central, April 12, 2017

Wool broker AWN opens second Hedrena retail store in Sydney CBD

AUSTRALIAN Wool Network has opened a new Hedrena retail outlet in Sydney’s central business district, just four months after purchasing the base layer woollen garment manufacturer and Woolmark licensee…Read More

Sheep Central, November 15, 2016

Young WA sheep judge is keen to perform at Australia’s top meat judging competition

NARROGIN Agricultural College graduate, sheep breeder and junior judge Kira Batterbee is proof of the role ag colleges are playing in developing career pathways for rural youth and future industry leaders…Read More

Sheep Central, June 28, 2016

Sheepskin footwear company pays $10,800 fine over Australian Made claims

SHEEPSKIN footwear allegedly misrepresented as Australian-made has cost a Sydney-based company a fine of $10,800…Read More

Sheep Central, May 3, 2016

New Sydney retail butchery aims to tick consumer boxes on beef’s provenance, integrity

IT’S not every day that retail butchery customers can see an NVD form displayed in the shop, but a new high-end retail butchery in Sydney is taking provenance and brand identity in its meat offer to another level. Opening its doors for business last Friday was the impressive new 1888 Certified independent butchery in Sydney’s Double Bay – a well-heeled part of the city where discriminating consumers have a reputation for applying a lot of scrutiny to the food they eat, and are prepared to pay for it…Read More

Jon Condon, September 9, 2015

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