Founder of Ozganics Australia, Anni Brownjohn, was recognized for her tireless commitment to the industry, receiving Australian Organics’ 2018 Chairman Of The Year Award. Australian Organics hosted its annual awards gala in Canberra at Pialligo Estate Glasshouse. It was an evening of celebration, recognizing the contribution made by the nation’s organic industry over the past year.
The award was presented to Anni by Dr Andrew Monk, retiring Chairman of Australian Organic, in recognition of her 20 years of service to the industry. Anni established Australia’s original organic food development and manufacturing business, Ozganics Australia in 1999, to meet the market demand for nutritious, allergen friendly meal solutions. Since this time she has been responsible for engineering many of the organic quality standards upheld today and liaising with government officials for national recognition, support and endorsement.
During her acceptance speech, Anni paid tribute to the hard work of Australian organic producers, remarking that “20 years later, we have absolutely cleaned up the paddock, washed our feet, put our boots back on and we are here to show the world just how great Australian organic food and many [sic] other products are. This award is for all of us, because everyday we strive to grow organics”.
Anni and her team at Ozganics Australia are looking forward to the future, having recently introduced a brand new look for the original range and organic baby food products to capitalise on growing consumer awareness. “It has certainly been challenging – but bearing witness to consumer demand finally catching up to sustainable supply is very exciting. We work closely with our suppliers, sourcing only the finest certified organic ingredients, so our customers get the full nutritional benefits. And with our new year, new look launch we are well positioned to expand our reach and the green cause to even more busy families both nationally and abroad,” said Anni.
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