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Desktop review of pathway risks for the mushroom industry – Agaricus mushrooms and growth substrate imports

Closing date: 28 January 2022

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Desktop review of pathway risks for the mushroom industry – Agaricus mushrooms and growth substrate imports (MU21002).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Determine the biosecurity risks to Agaricus mushroom production that are associated with imports of non-Agaricus mushrooms/fungi, including any associated growing media
  • Determine the level of biosecurity risk posed by imported, processed (e.g., dried, frozen) Agaricus mushrooms. 

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5:00 PM (AEDT), 28 January 2022.