Turning waste into organic soil solutions

Green Food Australia converts both food waste and organic waste into both liquid and solid products that are applied to soil for complete regeneration.

  • Builds humus in soil
  • Adds carbon to aid sequestration
  • Manufacture of water
  • Improves soil structure
  • Unlocks vital nutrients
  • Mobilises phosphorus
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Our mission

Bringing about change

Our mission is to change the way we see things, to change the way we do things. At Green Food, we convert food waste from restaurants, cafes and pubs, and convert it into an organic liquid known as XLR8® Bio and a soil enhancer called Humisoil®.

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Our organic products

XLR8® Bio and HumiSoil®

The organic liquid we produce is known as XLR8® Bio, which significantly enhances the biology of soil. We take the food pulp by-product from the process in making XLR8® Bio to then produce HumiSoil® – a fully matured top soil enhancer.

1L – 20L

XLR8® Bio

Complete with all the macronutrients for growing plus millions of beneficial microbes, XLR8®Bio is suitable for any growing media from aquaculture to broadacre cropping, tree farming to lawns & gardens.

Application rates may vary depending on soil type and crops grown.

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1000L IBC

XLR8® Bio Bulk

For broadacre farms to landscaping and golf courses. IBC’s can be purchased in 1000l volumes as concentrate or diluted, ready to use applications.

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20MM

HumiSoil® Bulk

Rich in humus and thriving microbes, this locally produced top soil enhancer HumiSoil® is created from organic waste materials.

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Our mission

Bringing about change

Our mission is to change the way we see things, to change the way we do things. At Green Food, we convert food waste from restaurants, cafes and pubs, and convert it into an organic liquid known as XLR8® Bio and a soil enhancer called Humisoil®.

Learn more

Essentially, all life depends upon the soil… There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together.

Dr. Charles E Kellogg, Soil Scientist and Chief of the USDA’s Bureau for Chemistry and Soils
Our approach

Reducing emissions

Our products are created from food and green waste that historically has been destined for landfill. We want to change that… Why? Once in landfill, food waste breaks down and emits greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane.

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A global problem

Reducing waste

One third of all food produced is lost or wasted – around 1.3 billion tonnes of food – costing the global economy close to $940 billion each year. Almost half of all fruit and vegetables produced are wasted.

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If you want to make small changes, change the way you do things. If you want to make major changes, change the way you see things.

Don Gardener, Canadian rancher quoted in Gabe Browns ‘Dirt to Soil’

Food waste facts

  • If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions – contributing 8% globally each year
  • One third of the world’s food is wasted
  • 25% of the water used in agriculture is used to grow food – throwing away one burger is the equivalent to taking a 90 minute shower
  • Food & garden waste makes up 61% of waste that ends up in the kerbside collection
  • Food waste costs the Australian economy $20 billion each year
  • Each year we waste approximately 7.3 million tonnes of food each year, approx. 300kg per person, or 1 in 5 bags of groceries
  • Food waste accounts for more than 5% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions
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FAQs

What is XLR8® Bio?

XLR8® Bio is a liquid concentrate formulated from food waste, combined with water to ferment, creating a microbial solution rich in macronutrients and bacteria. All the good things required by our soils to rebuild health and make them less dependent on inputs

Is XLR8® Bio a fertiliser?

No, think of it more as a probiotic designed to rebuild healthy soil through the multiplying of microbes and bacteria. Fertiliser is designed to feed the plants, XLR8® Bio is designed to feed the soil which in turn, feeds the entire ecosystem underneath the plants. A bit like a fuel tank for growing success.

Does the XLR8® Bio contain chemicals?

No, the concentrate is made purely from food waste, water, cane syrup and yeast.

What type of food goes into the product?

Everything! From egg shells to dairy, coffee grounds to vegetable scraps, fish & meat scraps, left overs etc. If it’s food waste, it goes in!

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We're taking last minute orders for a freshly fermented batch of XLR8®Bio before our first Green Food baby is born and am useless for the next little while 👶🏼😂
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Using the link in our bio, head to our website and place your order and I'll try to have deliveries out by the end of the week, just in time for the weekend of gardening fun 🍆🌶🍅🥒🥑
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Don't forget, not only is the XLR8 a bio-fertiliser, it's creates cataclysmic change in your soil to bring it back to life! Use on your lawn, crops, veggie patch and indoor plants 🌱
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Thanks for all your support of our small, family owned business 🙏🏼
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𝐋𝐎𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋𝐘 𝐌𝐀𝐃𝐄 𝐁𝐈𝐎 𝐅𝐄𝐑𝐓𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐒𝐄𝐑

𝗙𝗡𝗤 𝗟𝗢𝗖𝗔𝗟𝗦 15% 𝗗𝗜𝗦𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧

🌻 XLR8ⓇBIO 🌾
🙌🏽 The perfect solution for your garden, veggies, herbs, lawn, acreage & more 🌱 "Where ever there's soil ..."
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♻️ XLR8 Bio is a locally made bio-fertiliser that not only regenerates your soil, it saves on fertilisers & watering! Even better, it's made from local food waste!
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Green Food Australia are offering a 15% DISCOUNT for FNQ Locals.
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🚙 FREE DELIVERY:
- Pick up Craiglie
- Delivery Port Douglas / Mossman (Saturday 21st & 28th August)
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💵 To get the good stuff in your soil, jump online, purchase 1lt, 10lt or 20lts and enter the discount DOUGLAS15 to receive your discount.
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Offer expires AUGUST 31st. LINK TO ORDER IN THE BIO 🔝
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I’ll be at the @cliftonbeachmarkets this Saturday with 1 & 10lt options of freshly produced XLR8 Bio ♻️ It’s the perfect addition to any garden / lawn so if you’re keen to try it out, come and see me and SAVE 15% 🌱🌻
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Now with some super juice in your hands, there’s no reason why you can’t have a chemical-free, thriving garden 🪴#sustainableliving
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You can find me right at the entrance near the ATM ➡️ come along and say “hi”, get yourself a bottle and start your Green Food journey.
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🌱𝕀𝕥'𝕤 𝕥𝕚𝕞𝕖 𝕥𝕠 𝕡𝕦𝕥 𝕥𝕙𝕖 "𝕘𝕠𝕠𝕕 𝕤𝕥𝕦𝕗𝕗" 𝕚𝕟 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕘𝕣𝕠𝕦𝕟𝕕☀️
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ꜰɴQ ɢʀᴇᴇɴ ᴛʜᴜᴍʙꜱ it's time to take advantage of our growing season and purchase some XLR8 Bio for your gardens soil. Not only are you doing the earth feeding the plants a favour, but the planet too 🤗
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XLR8 Bio is made 100% from food waste that was destined for landfill. Converted into a bio-fertiliser, it acts as a catalyst to:
- 𝕓𝕦𝕚𝕝𝕕 𝕤𝕠𝕚𝕝 𝕙𝕖𝕒𝕝𝕥𝕙
- 𝕓𝕣𝕚𝕟𝕘 𝕒𝕕𝕕𝕚𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟𝕒𝕝 𝕟𝕦𝕥𝕣𝕚𝕖𝕟𝕥𝕤 𝕥𝕠 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝕤𝕠𝕚𝕝
- 𝕤𝕖𝕢𝕦𝕖𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕔𝕒𝕣𝕓𝕠𝕟
- 𝕦𝕟𝕝𝕠𝕔𝕜 𝕟𝕦𝕥𝕣𝕚𝕖𝕟𝕥𝕤
- 𝕣𝕖𝕕𝕦𝕔𝕖 𝕨𝕒𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕣𝕖𝕢𝕦𝕚𝕣𝕖𝕞𝕖𝕟𝕥𝕤
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It's growing season in the Tropical North, so there's no better time to get your soil into shape, and no better way than with a food-waste solution.
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🙏🏼PM us to purchase or go to our website, link in bio ☝🏽
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Happiness is …
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home grown food, grown with love from a recyclable resource ♻️
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Adding some gorgeous used coffee grounds to this weeks batch thanks to the beautiful people at @captainandcoespresso - rich in carbon & nitrogen, perfect for healthy healthy soil 🌱☕️
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@captainandcoespresso are big supporters of all things local AND their suppliers, ensuring that when they succeed, so too do their partners such as @norcorural - taking care of the 🐄🧑‍🌾 dairy farmers working hard to provide them with good quality milk.
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So next time you’re chasing a coffee in Port Douglas, pop in to see the team at Captain & Co Espresso for your caffeine fix 🙌🏼
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It's a global problem with 40% of food produced being wasted before it's even made it to the supermarket. Wrong shape, size, small blemishes etc - we as the consumer have apparently informed the Woolies and Coles of the world that we want uniformed, picture perfect veg.
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40% W A S T E D ‼️
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B E F O R E it's made it to the shop! This is abhorrent. Think about how many people are starving in the world who would give their left leg for fresh produce ➛ AND the WATER CONSUMPTION to produce that much veg 😱
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So what can we do? Buy direct from the supplier / farmer; grow your own if possible; or simply tell your store manager you want to buy the "ugly veg". We as consumers can make a change.
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Then there's what we can do in our own homes. Excess bananas 🍌make banana bread! Too many cucumbers from using the "good juice" #xlr8bio 🥒make pickles!
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It's time to be less fussy, more creative and start giving a 💩about the food we buy, where we buy it and what it took to put it on our tables. One individual can't make a huge difference, but collectively we can make C H A N G E.
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#foodwaste #foodwastewarriors #globalchange #fightforfarmers #regenerativeagriculture #sustainability #globalfoodwaste #globalsustainability
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PROJECT CAPSICUM is well under way with our plants producing some healthy looking fruit already. Really happy with the result of the #xlr8bio working magic in our little food forest. Nothing but the good juice, some banging’ soil and lots and lots of life 🐝🪱🪲
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Check out our latest story for just a snippet of the cool stuff growing 🍆🍅🥒🥬🌿🧅
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Want to get your hands on some XLR8? Head to our website to purchase this amazing product made simply from food waste otherwise destined for landfill.
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☀️🌺It's planting time in the tropics and there's no better time to ensure your soil is in tip top condition to grow all the things you love! 🌶🥑
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Locally made bio-fertiliser 🌱made from food waste ♻️is now on-sale online, at the Mossman Markets and at Port Irrigation.
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Free local delivery for online purchases 🙌🏽BUY ONLINE ➛ link in bio 🛒
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Give it a go and support local business doing our bit for our planet 🙏🏼
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Getting our next batch of capsicum seedlings ready to plant 🌱 Fuelled by nothing but good health soils 🪱, water and XLR8®Bio 💦
Who needs fertiliser when you can recycle the good stuff into your soil ♻️
Now to watch these little babies grow 🌶
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#permaculturecairns #xlr8bio #greenfood #greenfoodaustralia
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Now, more than ever we need to start a little garden. Whether it’s growing herbs on a windowsill, a small veggie patch or 🐝 friendly patches where we can. We can all do our little bit, start small, start somewhere. Just give it a grow 🌱 ...

💐Give Mum the gift of L O V E this Mothers' Day ... a bottle or two of the best stuff she can put on her garden 🍅🌱🌸

🐛What Mum wouldn't want a bottle of stinky, microbe rich, biology building goodness made from food waste? A win for Mum ~ a win for the soil ~ a win for the planet 🌏
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LOCAL DELIVERY SATURDAY 8th MAY 🏃🏽‍♀️
If you're chasing a litre, 10 litres or 20litres of XLR8 Bio, send me a PM and I'll drop it off tomorrow Saturday 8th May.
💵CASH ~ or ~ 💳CARD available
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PM Jess your order or text 0467 667 000 by 9am Saturday morning for same day delivery.

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All set up ready to see you at the Mossman Saturday Markets!

Come and get the good stuff for your garden and watch it grow 🐛🌱🌻
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LEST WE FORGET ...

A huge thanks to everyone who came out and supported us today under the beautiful rain trees in Mossman 🙏🏼
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It was a gorgeous day meeting lots of new people and chatting to everyone sharing our passion for all things soil health & plants 🌱
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Back again next week for those who’d love to come and learn more about our XLR8®Bio, the amazing things it does for our soil and how we’re tackling food waste, one pear core 🍐at a time!
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See you next week #greenfoodies♻️
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This stuff, the “good juice” is made from fermented food waste. A concentrate mixed 1:10 and added to rebuild microbial populations in soil. What does that mean?
Add it to your soil in conjunction with your natural fertiliser and slowly ween your plants off the fertiliser! We’ve been using it on our veggie patch for a year, no fertiliser, just good old food waste juice.
Plus each dose contains all the goods:
Calcium 3%
Nitrogen 3%
Potassium 3%
Phosphorus 0.5%
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