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Demand for value add food products boosts Pro Ali order book
6 October 2021
Business for North Gosford based Pro Ali Design, designer and manufacturer of conveyor systems and associated equipment for the food industry, has gone through the roof as food processing companies expand or realign production systems as a result of consumer demand for value-add products.  “Our order book now stretches out to June July next year,” said Miles Fink, Pro Ali  Founder and Managing Director. While continuing to design and manufacture systems for their tradi...
Brand Group expanding into Early Learning Centres
6 October 2021
Local property developers, the Brand Group, are expanding their interests in early learning centres with work nearing completion on a new centre at Wamberal that will bring their total number of centres to four with another planned for Holgate. Currently nearing completion, a Sprout Early Learning Centre in High Valley Close, Wamberal will open in January 2022 and will be the second early learning centre for owners Simone and David Brand . The couple’s first venture in early learning ...
Why is it so hard to get things done on the Central Coast?
3 September 2021
  But first things first! While the State Government is busy mortgaging the future to pay for this pandemic, our younger generations will be paying for it for the rest of their lives, important day to day decisions are being put on the back burner. It is now twelve months since the Premier and Minister for the Central Coast, Adam Crouch made their famous statement that the Greater Sydney Commission had been appointed to develop a “Strategy” “to identify new opportuni...
Peter Harris - Hotel Gosford & Harris & Narvo Hotel Group
3 September 2021
  Gosford Hotel opened in 1926.   In 1998 Peter Harris and his wife Jane bought the Hotel which is now undergoing a $13 million renovation which will be the ‘jewel in the crown’ of Gosford. This story is about Peter Harris who was brought up in a publican family and he and wife Jane bought their first hotel in Whitton in 1978. Today, with partners Gary and Kerry Narvo they own: The Bayview at Woy Woy, The Lakes Hotel at The Entrance, Hotel Jesmond i...
New Zealand food co buys Sara Lee
3 September 2021
Having recently acquired the fast-growing New Zealand family owned Original Foods Baking Co the New Zealand Investment firm, The South Island Office Limited (SIO) has announced that it has agreed to acquire iconic Australian desserts and baked goods brand Sara Lee from McCain Foods in Australia and New Zealand. The announcement from SIO investor group  said that it will create and grow the region’s leading frozen bakery products company, as it brings together two great baking comp...

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