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Investment analysis

See how Avocado Fund investments are tracking against the industry’s Strategic Investment Plan


As seen on the Fund management page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Avocado Fund are guided by the avocado Strategic Investment Plan (SIP). The SIP features priority outcome areas that have been identified and agreed upon by the industry, and Hort Innovation works to invest in R&D and marketing initiatives that are aligned to these

In the below interactive chart, you can see the most up-to-date information on how project expenditure in the Avocado Fund is aligned to the SIP outcomes. This reflects project investment across the life of the SIP to date.


How investment expenditure aligns to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Click or hover over the chart below to learn more about Avocado Fund investment by SIP Outcome

How specific projects align to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Click on the below panels to see which projects in the Avocado Fund align to which SIP outcomes. Because some projects address more than one SIP outcome, they may be listed more than once.

By 2021, domestic demand for Australian avocados has increased by at least 20 per cent

Ongoing and completed investments

The Hort Innovation Avocado Fund contributed to other marketing-related projects and activities in this Outcome. For information and updates on marketing visit the fund's grower pages.

By 2021, over 10 per cent of production will be exported to markets where customers have a willingness and capacity to pay a premium for Australian avocados

Ongoing and completed investments

By 2021, productivity (marketable yield per hectare) has improved by 15 per cent on average, without increased production costs per kilogram

Ongoing and completed investments

Expenditure on projects classified as 'enabler' support the broader delivery of the industry’s project investments. Examples of enabler projects include annual reporting and monitoring and evaluation capacity.

More information

The Avocado Fund has a dedicated Industry Strategic Partner, details below, who would be more than happy to answer your questions or discuss in more detail the information presented on this page, investments in the Avocado Fund and how the investments align with the SIP.

Hort Innovation
Corrine Jasper
Corrine Jasper
Head of Industry Strategic Partnerships
Contact details
0439 433 885 Send an email

Strategic Investment Plan

Read the Avocado Fund SIP