Improvement of the Udon noodle wheat value chain- Grower Group R&D Grants Program

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The Grower Group Research and Development (R&D) Grants Program awarded $6.7 million to 16 grower groups across Western Australia in its inaugural round. The grants are administered by the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) and supported by Royalties for Regions.

Improvement of the Udon noodle wheat value chain
Organisation: Stirlings to Coast Farmers Inc.
Grower Group R&D Grant amount: $347 000

Stirlings to Coast Farmers will look at maintaining the continuity of supply and quality of udon noodle wheat from the southern part of Western Australia through joint relationships with overseas flour millers and noodle manufacturers. 

They will also investigate and provide greater diversity and options for crop rotations and investigate alternative uses for Australian noodle wheat.

The $17.4 million Grower Group R&D Grants Program is a major component of the Agricultural Sciences R&D Fund managed by DAFWA.

For the latest updates from across all the grant projects, check out DAFWA's Facebook and Twitter accounts #GGgrants.


Contact information

Agricultural Sciences R&D Fund