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posted 28 Sep 2017, 22:14 by Gordon Kay   [ updated 28 Sep 2017, 22:14 ]
Kickstart your food innovation idea - Round 4 now open! 

Grants are now available for you to get your innovative food ideas off the ground, with Round 4 of the Advanced Food Manufacturing Grants Program now open. 

Get ahead of the pack by partnering with a research provider and help fast track your food innovation idea to market. 

Expressions of interest are now open, which comprises two streams: 
  • Small – grants of $25,000 to $100,000 are available for South Australian food and beverage processors and manufacturers seeking to develop novel or innovative products or processing technology in collaboration with a research organisation. 
  • Major – grants of $100,000 to $200,000 (per annum for two years) and are focussed on collaboration of two or more businesses partnering with two or more research providers to develop food or beverages which enhance health and wellness in an ageing population. 

Previous recipients have included Barossa Pizza who developed a heat and serve pizza range, Solar Eggs who created a new range of omega 3 enriched eggs and Pangkarra who were able to develop their now award-winning snack pulse range. 

Most recently, Round 3 recipients of the program have included Buzz Honey to develop a raw premium honey crystal product and Hills Cider Company to develop an apple spirit from waste stream apple cider pulp. 

Expressions of interest close 5 pm, Thursday 26 October 2017. 

Application forms, grant guidelines and program criteria is available at