Cairns Directors On Location: Natural Evolution Foods

Wed 18 Sep 2019
4.45pm to 6.30pm

(Arrival time: 4.30pm)
5 This event will earn you 5 DPD units


Natural Evolution
Corner of O’Connell road and Hansen road
Walkamin QLD


Single Members: A$35.00 Non-members: A$55.00

Krista Watkins MAICD

Managing Director, Natural Evolution
Krista Watkins is a leader in agricultural innovation and the co-founder and Managing Director of Natural Evolution, a company specialising in green banana and other waste produce products. She is an advocate for innovation and disruption, and passionate about reinvigorating the Australian Food manufacturing industry. Krista’s interest in reducing waste and finding uses for unsaleable produce led to the development of Natural Evolution in 2015. Following tireless work and research, she and husband Rob built the world’s first pharmaceutical grade green banana processing facility and pioneered the process of turning produce in functional foods and cosmetics. The business has experienced remarkable growth, expanding into international markets and winning sustainability and innovation awards in Australia and overseas. Krista’s efforts have earned her the prestigious Agrifutures Rural Woman of the Year 2018.
Take a drive up to the Atherton Tableland to visit innovation and sustainability award-winning producer, Natural Evolution Foods, a company specialising in green banana and other waste-produce products.

Natural Evolution Foods not only tackles produce waste but is also applying the same entrepreneurial spirit to other areas of the farming business, creating opportunities and bringing innovation to the community.

See behind-the-scenes of how creativity and innovation combined with good governance can lead to a story of success and waste reduction, essential in today’s competitive environment.

Hear from Managing Director Krista Watkins MAICD as she describes the challenges and achievements in becoming the world’s first and only certified producer of Green Banana Resistant Starch and Green Banana Flour.

This will be an interactive event offering guests a private site tour, the opportunity to ask questions and to network with like-minded business professionals and share their own experiences.

Make sure you register early as places are limited.


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Contact details

Qld Events Team
T. 0732225500