Australian Functional Ingredients – by Vic Cherikoff

Celebrity Chef Mark 'The Black Olive' - congratulations

Celebrity Chef Mark 'The Black Olive' - congratulationsCelebrity chef Mark Olive was recently honoured at the 12th annual Deadly Awards, honouring excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, sport, entertainment, the arts and community achievement.

Mark,, who hosts The Outback Cafe TV show on Foxtel’s Lifestyle channel, specialising in indigenous Australian cuisine such as possum, emu and native plants, got his mention for outstanding achievement in entertainment.

I also certainly appreciate Mark’s efforts in promoting the native Australian food industry and he has often showcased my ingredients in his shows and recognised them as the best of the best.

Keep up the great work Mark.



Vic Cherikoff