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Discover onion levy investments into Onion Fund R&D initiatives

The onion levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Onion 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

Foodservice foundational market insights (MT21011)

This investment is equipping the avocado, melon, mushroom, onion, papaya, sweetpotato and vegetable industries with market insights into the foodservice sector

2 June 2022

Ongoing project

Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2021-22 to 2023-24 (MT21006)

This whole-of-horticulture investment is responsible for producing Hort Innovation’s annual Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook

11 May 2022

Ongoing project

Multi-industry export program (Vegetables, Onions and Melons) (MT21009)

This investment is tasked with providing international trade development support for Australian vegetable, onion and melon growers.

29 April 2022

Ongoing project

Economic contribution of Australian horticulture (MT21010)

This investment is using a suite of economic models to measure and understand how the horticulture industry contributes to the Australian economy.

8 April 2022

Ongoing project

Australian onions export market intelligence (VN20004)

This short investment is providing the onion industry with valuable insights to improve the domestic supply chain’s understanding of international markets and consumers.

8 April 2022

Completed project Final Research Report

Onion-specific Phenomenom resource creation (VN20008)

This project educated children about the nutritional benefits of Australian onions through a collection of new Phenomenom resources

5 April 2022

Completed project

Vegetable cluster consumer insights program (MT17017) (MT17017a)

This multi-industry investment provided regular consumer behaviour data and insight reporting about the onion industry through the Harvest to Home platform.

16 March 2022