|Applicant||Project Title||Project Description||Grant (Ex co-contribution)|
Fox Farming Pty Ltd.
|Installation of a new washing/grading/packaging line.|| |
This grant will contribute towards installing a custom-built potato washing/ grading/ packing line.
This will enable the supply of high quality washed and/or brushed ware potatoes.
The new washing/grading/packing line is designed to meet the quality standards required for new markets.
|$ 142 333|
Pemberton Fresh Pty Ltd.
|New Markets for Western Australian Potatoes|| |
Value chain analysis has identified new packaging and storing options for potatoes that will
GP Ayres & Sons Pty Ltd.
|Infrastructure upgrade - Optical sorter|| |
An equipment upgrade to include a high performance, intelligent optical sorter will be implemented with this grant.
This technology is the first of its type in WA and uses advanced imaging technology for processing of unwashed potatoes. The result will be faster sorting and grading resulting in significantly higher product quality and improved compliance.
This high quality, premium value seed potato will be suitable to meet International requirements and demand for export.
Bendotti Exporters Pty Ltd.
|Bendotti Exporters French Fry Steam Peeling Efficiency Upgrade:|| |
This grant will go towards the upgrade of processing and production equipment to increase the overall efficiency of processing potatoes.
With the implementation of the new equipment, the production line will use less water; have a higher potato output/input ratio; require less energy input and produce a higher quality product processing potatoes from growers.