Category: Financial Support

Woolworths organic growth fund

The Woolworths Organic Growth Fund has been established by Woolworths to support investment in Australian organic farming projects.
Through the Woolworths Organic Growth Fund, Woolworths will invest up to $30 million over a five-year period. This funding will be made available to eligible Australian farmers in the form of financial grants […]

A growing market for Australian jujubes

One feature of the Victorian Food Innovation Network’s extensionAUS platform is the ‘Ask an Expert’ function.  Here, any member of the food value chain can ask a question. The question is received by the Network’s coordinator who distributes the question to the Community of Practice members, who are experts in […]

Salt reduction grants

Victorian Salt Reduction Innovation Grants of up to $25,000 are currently open and available to help small to medium enterprises (SME) reformulate their food products to reduce the amount of salt that Victorians are consuming.
These grants are a great way to help smaller companies make their foods healthier and be […]

VicHealth grants to shake up salt in food production

VicHealth and FIAL have partnered to offer Victorian Salt Reduction Innovation Grants. Grants of up to $25,000 will help small to medium enterprises (SME’s) reformulate their products to reduce the amount of salt Victorians are consuming.
Applications open 1 July 2018, with a rolling assessment until 31 December 2018. Start-ups, and […]

Victorian Horticulture Gets Innovation Fund Boost

The Victorian Government’s Horticulture Innovation Fund is supporting another six organisations across regional Victoria to help horticulture businesses innovate, expand and employ more people.
The latest recipients of the Fund will receive grants of up to $50,000 to help grower businesses test and adapt new technologies and processes to boost production, exports into […]

2018 Governor of Victoria Export Awards

The Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEA) is the most prestigious export award in Victoria.
Rewarding the state’s most successful and innovative exporters with the stamp of international success, a GOVEA gives your business recognition in local and international markets.
Applications close 28 June 2018.
Now in its 39th year, GOVEA 2018 will be […]

Victorian Artisanal Producers On Cloud Nine

Picture: Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford launched the Artisanal Ag & Premium Food program at Cloud 9 with Member for Macedon MaryAnne Thomas and local producers. 
Victorian artisanal producers have fared well with a new artisanal agriculture and premium food program.
Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford announced the $2 million program at Cloud 9 Artisan Cheese in Pipers […]

Food Source Victoria

Food Source Victoria is a $20 million Victorian Government initiative to assist regional food businesses to grow.
The Food Source program helps boost exports, build industry capabilities and create jobs in regional Victoria. It encourages food producers and their supply chain to work together to add value to food grown and […]