Staminade and the Australian sports drink market

Staminade pioneered the Australian sports drink market with the first commercially manufactured and marketed sports drink in Australia. The product appeared on retail shelves in the late 1970s, launched with an advertising campaign fronted by tennis icon John Newcombe. Since those early days, two huge brands have dominated the Australian sports drink market after launching […]

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Australian-owned Steric headed up by second-generation Richard Brownie

Business image of Richard Brownie

Steric’s Managing Director Richard Brownie is the son of founder William (Bill) Brownie, who is focused on continuing the foundation work of his father who is now retired but an active member of the Steric Board. The Steric business was founded in 1964 by Graham Steel and Brian Rich, who named the company by combining […]

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The difference between tomato ketchup and tomato sauce

In the Australian market there are two key differences between tomato ketchup and tomato sauce – the flavour and the thickness. In other countries the same product may be called something else but for Australia, ketchup is sweeter and thicker than traditional Australian tomato sauce which is more sour and more runny. Therefore, each of […]

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Australia Day and the tomato sauce tradition

Around this time every year, we reflect on our Aussie cuisine and how it’s played a role in the development of our nation. An Australia Day barbecue is the ideal time to put one of the most iconic Australian condiments front and centre with everyone’s favourite – tomato sauce. The name tomato sauce means different […]

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The many uses of lemon and lime juice in your foodservice kitchen

close up of key lime pie

Citrus juices like lemon and lime juice have many uses in a foodservice kitchen in a wide range of…

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Trends driving change in the Australian foodservice industry

The Australian food industry is constantly evolving with many factors influencing how we eat, including…

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Australian made cornflour should be a staple in all foodservice kitchens

One of the most unsung heroes in a foodservice kitchen is the humble cornflour which is…

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Creating a signature sauce for your business – Steric

To help your business stand out from the crowd you should consider signature sauces for…

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Tracing the adventurous history of mayonnaise

One of our most popular foodservice products is our Plate & Platter Mayonnaise..

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Australian food manufacturing is alive and well – Steric

At Steric, we’re proud to be an Australian manufacturer. Overall, the Australian manufacturing …

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A community of food innovators and food lovers – Steric

They say that if you love what you do then you’ll never work a day in your life.

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Introducing the new Steric website

It’s a new and exciting year for Steric as we unveil our revamped company website.

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