Food, export & investment

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) supports the success of our State’s world-renowned agrifood sector which produces high-quality, safe and healthy agricultural, food and fibre products for domestic and international markets. Western Australia is one of the most pest- and disease-free agricultural production areas in the world.

As a result of stringent safety and quality systems our primary industries provide premium quality food and beverage products to local and international clients. DAFWA also works to identify and develop international market opportunities for agrifood businesses and attract investment into the State.

Articles

  • 15 August 2016

    DDLS Seed Testing and Certification offers a wide range of tests to assess the quality of your seed.

  • 12 December 2014

    White Star is an improved potato variety which was selected in Western Australia for its ability to produce high yields of large tubers under winter and spring growing conditions.

  • 21 November 2016

    Marketing organic produce requires a sound knowledge of your product, the market and your target audience.

  • 12 March 2016

    Some of the world’s safest meat, milk and fibre products are produced here in Western Australia. WA farmers produce safe food by keeping their livestock free of harmful residues.

  • 2 December 2014

    The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is native from Iran to northern India.

  • 2 December 2016

    The National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.

  • 27 May 2016

    The Western Australian (WA) grain industry is a major contributor to the agrifood sector and the Australian economy.

  • 19 December 2016

    Maintaining the quality of grain that has been grown is all about the correct and timely harvesting of the grain and its management and storage once removed from the paddock.

  • 2 November 2016

    The Sweeter Banana Co-operative, based in Carnarvon, was formed in 1993 to develop a brand that would be easily recognisable by consumers.

  • 18 November 2014

    In Western Australia the Agricultural Produce Commission Act 1988 provides agricultural producers with the legal framework to collect funds to provide for the development of their industry

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