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Discover cherry levy investments into Cherry Fund R&D initiatives

The cherry levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Cherry Fund R&D initiatives, together with Australian Government contributions.

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Completed project

Chemical residue report to support Australia’s Country Recognition Arrangement (CRA) with Indonesia (MT23000) (MT23002)

This project provided a report of national residue testing data to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) for their utilisation in renewal of Australia’s Country Recognition Arrangement (CRA) with Indonesia.

9 November 2023

Ongoing project

International cherries trade launch event 2023/24 (CY23000)

This project promotes Australian cherries in Vietnam through season launch events that educate local consumers about the provenance, health benefits and premium nature of the produce.

27 October 2023

Completed project

Supporting pollination dependence assessment and incursion response communications (CY22000)

This short project conducted a survey and collated data to demonstrate the honey bee reliance of the local cherry industry for use when planning responses to various Varroa Mite expansion situations.

28 August 2023

Completed project

Understanding barriers of non and light cherry buyers (CY22003)

In 2023, this project conducted qualitative research into light/lapsed and medium/heavy cherry buyers to understand their key motivations and barriers to purchasing cherries.

23 August 2023

Ongoing project

Extension and communication for the Australian cherry industry (CY22002)

This investment improves the exchange of information within the cherry industry to increase efficiency and develop resilience by adopting improved practices and technologies.

8 August 2023

Ongoing project

Cherry trade development project 2022-2025 (CY21001)

This investment supports the export readiness of the Australian cherry industry to take advantage of existing, new, and emerging export opportunities through a diverse range of activities.

6 December 2022

Completed project

Cherry category management (CY21000)

This project monitored cherry displays across major retailers Coles and Woolworths during the cherry season of December 2021 to February 2022.

29 August 2022

Ongoing project

National Fruit Fly Council – Phase 4 (FF20000)

The National Fruit Fly Council (NFFC) is a strategic body bringing together federal and state governments, growers and research funders to oversee the implementation of the National Fruit Fly Strategy.

2 August 2022