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Discover mango levy investments into Mango Fund R&D initiatives

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

Discover the projects that you want to see by refining the list by ongoing, completed, and historical R&D projects as well as projects by R&D portfolio type. You can also filter the projects by areas of extension and communications, international trade, and data and insights.

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Ongoing project

Mango foodservice research and strategy FY24 (MG23002)

This project will deliver a five-year strategy to expand the mango category within the foodservice sector, ultimately increasing overall mango sales.

10 April 2024

Ongoing project

Consumer usage and attitude tracking 2023/24 (MT23201)

This investment provides a category tracking service to allow various horticultural categories to better understand consumer usage and attitudes and the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

21 February 2024

Ongoing project

Comms evaluation deep dive modules 23/24 (MT23202)

This investment examines the impact of Hort Innovation’s marketing campaigns for the apple and pear, avocado, banana, mango and mushroom categories.

21 February 2024

Ongoing project

2024 Australian Mango Conference (MG23001)

This project supports the 13th Australian Mango Conference, which will be held in 2024 from May 21-23, with the primary location being the Cairns Convention Centre.

13 December 2023

Ongoing project

Managing mangoes for future climates (MG22000)

This project is developing an understanding of how future climates will impact Australia’s mango production.

3 April 2023

Ongoing project

Generation of data for pesticide permit applications in horticulture 2022 (ST22001, ST22003 and ST22004)

These multi-industry projects are generating the data needed to support a range of existing minor use permits across various horticulture crops to ensure growers have continued access to safe and effective chemicals for managing pests, weeds, and diseases.

29 November 2022

Completed project

Marketing campaign evaluation modules FY22/23 (MT22200)

This project examined the impact of Hort Innovation’s Apple and Pear, Avocado, Banna, Mango, Mushroom and Sweetpotato levy-funded marketing campaigns.

4 December 2023

Ongoing project

Investigating the control of fruit drop in mango to support innovative solutions for Australian growers (MG21004)

This investment is improving understanding of the molecular pathways regulating fruit abscission in mango, particularly the relationship between activation of the abscission zone, hormonal changes, and carbohydrate reserves leading to early fruit drop.

3 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