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Find project updates and see your levy at work in the latest Hortlink


New, ongoing and recently completed projects

Recently completed R&D projects

Read about some of the recently completed projects for the processing potato industry.
If you would like to order a Final Report, please note the project code and make you order using the Final Report order form.

New and ongoing R&D projects

Read about some of the new and ongoing projects for the processing potato industry. The latest updates for these can be found at Hortlink Spring.

Potato industry communication program 2016-18

Project Code: PT15007

Status: Ongoing project for both the fresh and processing potato industries

Read more at Hortlink Spring

Communications delivered via this project aim to grow awareness and on-farm adoption of the results of levy-funded projects for the Australian potato industry, inspiring Australian growers to take advantage of R&D results and innovate in their businesses.

Other R&D projects of note
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Strategic Investment Planning process for the potato processing industry is almost complete

Public comments on the final draft of the processing potato SIP have now closed. Hort Innovation is accessing feedback received from growers and others, and as appropriate, incorporating it into the final version of the SIP.

If you have any questions, you can ring Christian Patterson of Hort Innovation on 0433 896 753.

Your industry Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) lays the foundation for decision making in levy investments and represents a balanced view of stakeholders in your industry. If you’d like to read more about the SIP process, visit the SIP Portal.

See below for the completed consultation events and agendas on the almond SIP.

Completed consultation workshops

Industry Location Timing
Potato – processing Melbourne, VIC February 26, 2016
Potato – processing Melbourne, VIC May 6, 2016
Potato – processing Melbourne, VIC September 1, 2016
Potato – processing Melbourne, VIC October 12, 2016
Potato – processing Sydney, NSW March 6, 2017

Strategic Investment Advisory Panel


The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the processing potato industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the media release and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Panel members

Name Organisation Location

SIAP meetings and summaries

Meeting Number Date Location Summary

Find details on the Strategic Investment Plan at the bottom of this page.

Financial statements and summaries of project expenditure

Resources and downloads


Contacts at Hort Innovation

Christian Patterson
Relationship Manager

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Camberwell, VIC 3124
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