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Western Australia’s (WA) agriculture and food industry is poised for global expansion – now is the time to invest.

WA has an extensive agriculture base. Our diverse climate regions and vast natural resources allow for the production of a wide range of high quality produce.

By 2030, Asia’s middle class is forecast to reach three billion and these discerning consumers will demand safe, clean and healthy food.

WA’s location, strong links with Asia and preferential market access via Australia’s free trade agreements, combined with our exceptional environmental credentials and stringent biosecurity systems, places our State in a unique position to capitalise on this growing market.

There is significant scope for investment to further develop WA’s food production capacity and provide innovative processing and logistics solutions to deliver premium quality foods for export.

The experienced team of professionals brings together businesses, government and industry to facilitate investment into agribusiness and food projects.

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  • Applications are now open for the current Value Add Investment Grants

  • The Value Add Investment Grants is a $6.5 million state-wide program to support investment and expansion opportunities for the Western Australian food, beverage and value add processing industry.

  • The Investor Readiness Program is a Western Australian (WA) State Government initiative managed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).

  • Are you a Western Australian agrifood and fisheries business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs looking to maximise the value of your business and become investor ready?

  • The Western Australian Industry Snapshots provide industry overviews that highlight emerging opportunities to drive future investment in our State’s expanding primary industries.

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is pleased to announce that the Asian Market Success project has been extended until 30 June 2023.

  • Private and public food laboratories conduct food testing. This page lists the laboratories known to us, and likely to be able to assist you when required.

  • Startups across Western Australia’s agriculture and food sectors are encouraged to apply to participate in a virtual bootcamp delivered by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s (Austrade

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, in collaboration with BDO, hosted a webinar series aimed at assisting businesses to become investor ready and ensure their capital rai

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s Investor Ready Grant Program is a competitive funding program that will provide financial support to Western Australia (WA) agrifood

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