Food companies win at 2016 Telstra Business Awards

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 10th August 2016

Two food companies have taken home top prizes at the 2016 Telstra Business Awards.

Barossa Fine Foods, a 25 year-old meat and smallgoods business from Adelaide, won the South Australian Medium Business Award.

Jewel Fine Foods, a producer of world food ready-meals from Mascot, won the New South Wales Medium Business Award.

Both companies will now be in the running to win awards at the Telstra Australian Business Awards taking place later in August 2016.

McDonald’s children’s charity, Ronald McDonald House, also won the Australian Capital Territory Charity Award for the year.

The Telstra Business Awards are now in its 24th year and covers five categories, New Business, Micro Business, Small Business, Medium Business and Charity.

Barossa Fine Foods is a family business owned by Franz and Barbara Knoll who took over the business when it was just a market stall the Adelaide Central Market. Now the company employs 200 staff across 14 locations and delivering to clients all around Australia.

Jewel Fine Foods products are available in supermarkets and caters to the demand for easy access to nutritional, healthy and good value-for-money meals that feed the family.