It seems that Australian owned businesses are having a hard time competing with global multinationals but there are many great Aussie owned companies out there delivering world class products and services. Simply by writing this list, I have been amazed by the great companies that are Australian owned. Check out these 17 businesses that are Australian Owned and give them your support, it’s not difficult when we do things so well:
Dick Smith Foods – Dick Smith is a passionate advocate for Australian companies. Some of Dick’s products include OzENut peanut butter, OzEMite, OzESauce and OzEHoney. Dick Smith Foods aims to use Australian made products where possible.
Carmans Fine Foods – Carolyn Creswell purchased her homemade muesli business 20 years ago for $1000 and has turned it into an amazing, award winning business. Some of their products include Muesli and Muesli Bars, Nut Bars and Oats.
Mirenesse – I absolutely love this brand. Irene is the woman behind this brand, with partner Andrew. She has a passion for using cutting edge technology to create the best skincare and makeup available at a really great price. Just as good, if not better, than what you find in department stores. My picks are the Lip Bombs, Bullet Proof Nail Lacquer and the Endless Youth Magic Beads Botanical Cleanser.
Bickford’s Australia – This company began producing premium cordials and aerated drinks in South Australia in 1874 and today they are best know for Fruit Shoots, Traditional Cordials (too many wonderful flavours to mentions) and Milk Mix.
Quilton – This Australian owned and made brand producing high quality toilet and facial tissues, paper towels and napkins. It is very easy to make the switch to this Aussie brand next time you are in the supermarket.
Bellamy’s Organic – Bellamy’s Organic is a Tasmanian-owned company and produce only 100% Australian made organic foods. Not only do they produce Formula but also a great range of foods for babies and young kids like organic cereals and rusks, pasta, snacks and ready made meals.
Natures Organics – This environmentally responsible company produces many products that you may not have know were Aussie owned such as Earth Choice laundry and household cleaning products, Fruits and Turning Point hair care, and Organic Care kids hair care range. Natures Organics has a strong focus on delivering the most natural, plant derived products possible.
Aussie Farmers Direct – AFD will home deliver fruit, vegetables, meat and groceries that are 100% Australian owned, grown and produced. All you need to do is visit their website and place your order and you can have one off or regular deliveries of milk, bread, fruit & veg, meat. Their produce is fresh and full of flavour and once you start ordering from them it will be hard to stop.
Sanitarium – Who hasn’t eaten Weet-bix? Sanitarium is a great Aussie company that not only makes well know breakfast cereals but also makes Up&GO, So Good and a number of vegetarian products. They aim to give back to the community while “caring for the health, hope, and happiness of every person. ”
Jalna Dairy Foods – Jalna is a Victoria based family business that makes delicious, pot-set yoghurts. Using this traditional method enables them to leave out a lot of the nasties that are in some other yoghurts meaning it not only tastes divine but is extra good for you.
Akubra – When you think of the Australian outback, you think of the Akubra. For 130 years Akubra has been making their world-famous fur felt hat. It makes a great present for anyone who loves the outdoors and is an excellent present for overseas friends.
Herron – Founded in 1984, Herron Pharmaceuticals has been helping Aussies with its wide range of vitamins, pain killers and baby care products with the aim of making our lives easier.
SunRice – Established in the Riverina region of New South Wales in 1950, SunRice is now one of the largest rice companies in the world. Not only do they sell regular rice, they also do rice snacks and microwave meals. Their mircrowave rice is a great way to save time in the kitchen.
Cobram Estate – Cobram Estate is the leading provider of olive oil in Australia and is winning awards all around the world. They have an amazing range of every day to extra special olive oils. There has to be one to suite your taste.
Master and Miss – This kids fashion label specialise in organic clothing. Their range is bright and fashionable and high quality. Well worth checking out as it is 100% organic, Australian made.
Beerenberg – Makers of home-style jams, condiments, sauces, dressings, dessert sauces and olive oil, this Adelaide company is now an Aussie favourite. All their products are made on the farm, which has been in the family since 1839 and they now export their delicious products all around the world.
Orange Power – Offering Australians an extensive and comprehensive range of household cleaners and air fresheners, they now have a new range of laundry products. They are environmentally responsible and palm oil free.