Tasmanian Food and Beverage Industry ScoreCard 2009-10

2009-10 Food & Beverage Industry ScoreCard CoverThe food and beverage sector continued to perform strongly in 2009-10.

Some significant highlights were:
  • Tasmania's top 10 food categories accounted for more than 90% of food and beverage trade revenue.
  • Total food trade revenue of the top 10 items increased by $108 million in 2009-10.
  • In the dairy sector the value of raw milk production fell significantly (- $60 million) in 2009-10. Overseas exports fell by $45 million. However interstate sales of higher value cheese increased marginally.
  • The negative dairy result was more than offset by significant increases in value of beer and salmon with a combined increase in trade revenue of $125 million.
  • The production of potatoes and carrots increased significantly and those vegetables combined generated an additional $62 million trade revenue.
Download the ScoreCard below:

Tasmanian Food and Beverage Industry ScoreCard 2009 - 10 (671 KB)


Agricultural Economist
Mary Bennett
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3163
Email: Mary.Bennett@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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