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Discover persimmon levy investments into Persimmon Fund R&D initiatives

The persimmon levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Persimmon 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

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

Fund Impact Assessment 2020/21: cherry, sweetpotato, vegetables, small tropicals (MT21013)

This project evaluates a random selection of projects in the Hort Innovation Cherry, Sweetpotato, Vegetable and Small Tropical (Lychee, Pineapple, Papaya, Persimmon, Passionfruit) Funds, with a focus on projects completed within the five years to 30 June 2021, aligned to the 2017-2021 industry Strategic Investment Plans.

29 April 2022

Ongoing project

Diagnosis and management of dieback in persimmon trees (PR21000)

This investment is determining which organisms are the cause of dieback in persimmon trees so that growers can be provided with appropriate management strategies to minimise yield loss.

28 March 2022

Ongoing project

Consumer behavioural data program (MT21004)

This multi-industry investment is tasked with providing regular consumer behaviour data and insight reporting to a range of industries

10 March 2022

Ongoing project

Pilot program: Consumer usage, attitude and brand tracking (MT21201)

This pilot program is providing a category tracking service to allow various horticultural categories to better understand consumer usage and attitudes and the effectiveness of marketing campaigns

9 March 2022

Ongoing project

Consumer demand spaces for horticulture (MT21003)

This investment is identifying and prioritising opportunities to engage consumers and build demand across the domestic market for fruits, nuts and vegetables.

13 December 2021