60 Seconds With

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM FAMILY BUSINESSES ACROSS THE WORLD

60 SECONDS WITH JOHN MCLEAN — GINGER BEER, CHOCOLATE AND WORLDWIDE DOMINATION

For most Australians, the Bundaberg Brewed Drinks label inspires immediate nostalgia. Named after the Queensland town, they’ve been around for over 40 years. Now familiar in over 60 countries, and mostly because of John’s efforts…

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60 SECONDS WITH WESLEY MCLAREN — THREE GENERATIONS WITH JALNA

If you love yoghurt, then you will have heard of Jalna. What you may not know though, is that they’re a third generation family business, still totally Australian owned and operated.

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60 SECONDS WITH CAROLYN CRESWELL — FOUNDER OF CARMAN’S KITCHEN

We chat to Carman’s Kitchen queen, Carolyn Creswell, about the challenges and rewards that come with running a family business; along with her ambitions for the future. Hint: think iconic ‘Vegemite’ level fame for the humble muesli bar.

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60 SECONDS WITH CEDAR ANDERSON – CEO OF FLOW HIVE

In a time when sustainability and saving the planet is at the forefront of our minds, we catch up with Cedar Anderson – CEO of Flow Hive – on how their family business is educating the masses on bee-keeping.

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60 SECONDS WITH MIMMO LUBRANO – CEO OF SANDHURST FINE FOODS

We catch up with Mimmo Lubrano – CEO of Sandhurst Fine Foods – to hear how he attributes the company’s success to the finest quality produce and generations of passion. A company that blends traditional recipes and creative innovation, while staying true to their Italian heritage.

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60 SECONDS WITH YAEL STAR – CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF EDWARD MELLER

Edward Meller has a history spanning over 60 years in designer footwear. We had 60 seconds to catch up with Yael Star – creative director – to discuss working flexibly to meet the demands of a changing marketplace in this family business.

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60 SECONDS WITH NIKKI MCLEOD – DIRECTOR AND CO-OWNER OF AKUBRA

A history spanning almost 150 years in hat making and with the 5th generation at the helm, this family business has some inspiring advice on navigating generational shifts, staying true to company values and remaining proudly Australian owned.

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60 SECONDS WITH JODIE GOLDSWORTHY, BEEKEEPER AND OWNER – BEECHWORTH HONEY

130 years of apiculture knowledge, unwavering values and a deep understanding of Australia’s agricultural industry are just some of the factors making Beechworth honey an invaluable family business.

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60 SECONDS WITH ANGUS KENNARD, CEO OF KENNARDS HIRE

Built on strong family values, Kennards Hire is now the largest family-owned supplier of hire-equipment. We speak to CEO Angus Kennard about the importance of instilling these values and defining your brand.

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60 SECONDS WITH JUSTIN LINNEY, CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF LINNEYS JEWELLERY

Linneys is a family owned manufacturing jeweller established in 1972. We speak to the second generation, Creative Director Justin Linney, about the advantages of being a family business, plus the challenging and rewarding moments along the way.

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