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About Us

Welcome to Foodies Australia, home of Australia’s leading specialty foods brands.

Our mission at Foodies Australia is to connect Australia’s premier food producers with premium markets across the state.

Foodies Australia original founder Ruth Nicholas opened the business in 1992 and remains as one of the most knowledgable and passionate Foodies in Australia.

Foodies Australia is recognised as the leader in our field with a reputation built on knowledge, passion and experience of Australian food products.

For further requires please feel free to contact us at:

(02) 9700 8333

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Our Team

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Ruth Nicholas


Ruth the original Foodie founded the Foodies Australia business in 2002. In conjunction with Australia’s most renowned premier food producers has successfully developed one of the markets most well respected food distribution businesses in Australia.
Ruth’s passion for quality food and food excellence has helped many of premier producers businesses inĀ Australia.

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Dave Hillen

Chief Executive Officer

Dave our new leader brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from various manufacturing, sales management and agricultural food industries.
Dave brings a passion and knowledge of the food industry and plans to take Foodies Australia to the next chapter of its already successful journey.

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Emma Wright

Business Development Manager

Emma our producers and suppliers main day to day Foodies contact works closely with producers to plan, market and develop their brands across the Foodies network and customers.
Emma shares the same Foodies passion for quality Australian produce and has a wealth of product knowledge and markets.

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Steven Daniel

National Account Manager

Back to the Foodies team Steven has recently been appointed as Brand Manager for the Foodies team. Steven will work on special projects with the Foodies network and brings a depth of knowledge back to the Foodies team.

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Jenny Day

Finance Manager

Jenny our diligent and meticulous finance manager manages all payroll and accounts payables. (Very important person).