Buderim Ginger is very proud to have been announced as the winner of the prestigious 2019 Queensland Business History Award at the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame induction dinner in Brisbane last night.
The annual award recognises a Queensland company that demonstrates leadership in collecting, protecting, preserving and sharing its business history. Buderim Ginger won the award for our extensive historical collection and efforts to share the company’s story with the public.
Andrew Bond, CEO Buderim Group, said, “Welcoming over 300,000 visitors annually to The Ginger Factory, Buderim Ginger is proud to share both our ginger history and play an active role in preserving and showcasing local history. The Taste of Ginger Tour and taking a ride on our 118-year-old sugar cane train Moreton are family favourites.”
“Buderim Ginger’s story is one of Queensland ingenuity and hard work, and the company’s dedication to keeping, preserving and showcasing its business history is commendable.” said Vicki McDonald, State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer.
“As custodian of our state’s unique memory, State Library is committed to ensuring the safekeeping, sharing and accessibility of Queensland history.”
For more information on the awards, winners and the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame, visit leaders.slq.qld.gov.au.