Agribusiness Food & Trade

The Western Australian (WA) Government is committed to supporting the growth and development of the agriculture, fisheries and food industries for the benefit of the State.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s Agribusiness, Food and Trade area works in partnership with government, industry and business to enable growth in the value, competitiveness and diversification of WA’s agrifood sector through facilitation of value adding, investment and export.

It facilitates this by:

  • enabling investment
  • enabling agribusiness development
  • trade market access and export development
  • food promotion and development
  • agribusiness knowledge and strategic insights.


  • Western Australian food and beverage manufacturers are now featured in a series of interactive, online Food and Beverage Capability Guides.

  • Recipients of Round 3 of the Agrifood and Beverage Voucher Program were announced on 18 March 2022.

  • Need to grow your business, attract investment or raise capital?

    Join one of our free or low-cost business skill building workshops across regional and metropolitan Western Australia.

  • The Investor Readiness Program includes a series of resources, developed to enable agriculture and food businesses improve their skills and confidence in undertaking capital raising.

  • The Government of Western Australia supports sustainable development in agribusiness and food with grants, infrastructure, sponsorships, events, partnerships and investment opportunities to ensure

  • The Investor Readiness Program is a Western Australian Government initiative of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.

  • The Food Industry Innovation Project (funded by Royalties for Regions) is supporting the growth of premium and value-added food and beverage businesses by providing a professional service directory

  • 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.

  • Fresh food businesses are faced with the challenge of creating a food safety culture, maintaining best practice and retaining customer confidence, while effectively managing overall costs.

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Agribusiness, Food and Trade area supports Western Australian (WA) agrifood businesses in their efforts to develop high-value

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