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Discover pineapple levy investments into Pineapple Fund R&D initiatives

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

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Ongoing project

Strategic Agrichemical Review Process (SARP) 2023 updates (MT23001)

This project delivers the 2023 Strategic Agrichemical Review Process (SARP) for each of the following industries: almond, avocado, banana, berry, lychee, macadamia, melon, olive, onion, papaya, passionfruit, pineapple and summerfruit.

7 November 2023

Completed project

Pineapple industry field day 2023 (PI23000)

This short project provided support for the 2023 pineapple industry field day held in Yeppoon, Queensland.

28 August 2023

Ongoing project

Pineapple industry development and extension project (PI22000)

This investment is tasked with supporting pineapple growers in adopting improved practices on-farm and keeping up to date with the latest industry news, information, resources and technologies.

12 July 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

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

Completed project Final Research Report

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

This project evaluated a random selection of projects in the Hort Innovation Cherry, 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.

23 August 2023

Completed project Final Research Report

Economic contribution of Australian horticulture (MT21010)

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

18 July 2023

Completed project

Consumer behavioural and retail data for fresh produce (MT17015) (MT17015m)

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

16 March 2022