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Discover processing tomato levy investments into Processing Tomato Fund R&D initiatives

The processing tomato levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Processing Tomato 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

Completed project Final Research Report

Processing tomato industry capacity building (TM17000)

This project facilitated the adoption of R&D outcomes and delivered best practice information to contribute to the future viability of the Australian processing tomato industry.

23 November 2021

Ongoing project

Processing tomato industry development and extension (TM20000)

This project is delivering effective research, development and capacity building solutions to Australian processing tomato businesses, to improve profitability and sustainability.

16 September 2021

Ongoing project

Regulatory support and coordination (pesticides) (MT20007)

This project provides the Australian horticulture industry with key information regarding domestic and international pesticide regulation

27 July 2021

Completed project

Regulatory support and coordination (pesticides) (MT17019)

Among other thing, this project produced the Ag Chemical Updates, detailing chemical issues and reviews.

9 July 2021

Completed project Final Research Report

Phenomenom - The Good Mood Food Module (ST19041)

This project, which was completed during 2020, expanded the number of Phenomenom resources available by adding a module that educates children, parents and teachers on the beneficial mood effects of a diet and lifestyle encompassing horticulture products.

22 February 2021

Completed project

Seasonal horticulture labour demand and workforce study (ST19040 and ST20008) (ST19040)

This short project ran in 2020 to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the horticulture sector in accessing and securing their casual workforce. The study provided an 18-month outlook on the casual labour demand across different regions, to support industry discussion on longer-term COVID-19 responses

22 February 2021

Completed project

Scanning technologies for horticulture packhouses (ST19022)

This project investigated the potential of in-line scanning technology to detect market access pest and disease organisms.

11 September 2020

Completed project Final Research Report

Nutrition claims for The Good Mood Food educational website (ST19037)

This investment assessed 70 horticultural commodities for their nutrient composition related to psychological, neurological and energy benefits.

10 December 2020