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Discover fresh potato levy investments into Potato - Fresh Fund R&D initiatives

The fresh potato levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Potato – Fresh Fund R&D initiatives, together with Australian Government contributions.

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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

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

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

Completed project Final Research Report

Program approach for pest and disease potato industry investments (PT17002)

This investment supported coordination of the industry’s R&D investments in pest and disease management via an integrated program approach.

8 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

Completed project

Educating health professionals about Australian potatoes (PU19002)

This investment provided credible, evidence-based information and resources to educate health professionals about the attributes and benefits of Australian potatoes.

2 December 2021

Completed project

Potato workshop and market access strategy (PU19001)

This project developed high-level market access strategies for seed and ware potatoes to inform a full export strategy for the fresh potato industry.

2 December 2021