Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Drinks Giant Wins Award

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Drinks Giant Wins Award

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Emily Prain


BUNDABERG Brewed Drinks will be relishing the taste of sweet success today after being named Queensland Exporter of the Year.

The 53-year-old family-owned company will be honoured with the exporting top gong by Premier Campbell Newman from the Queensland's Export Awards at the Royal International Convention Centre today.

With the announcement kept secret from Bundaberg Brewed Drinks until today, but revealed to the NewsMail yesterday, Mr Newman said: "Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is an iconic regional Queensland brand which continues to fly the flag for the state's manufacturing sector, providing its brewed drink products globally.

"This family-owned company started out in 1960. Today, it employs more than 150 people and is taking its beverage products to 33 countries."

The prestigious recognition comes just months after the soft drink giant ventured onto the international stage in Hong Kong, as well as being inducted into the Queensland Family Business Hall of Fame. …

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