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Recently completed R&D projects
Read about some of the recently completed projects for the processing potato industry.
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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
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
|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).
|Allan Smith||Snack Brands Australia||NSW|
|Frank Mulcahy||Simplot Australia||TAS|
|Josh Opas||McCain Foods (Aust)||VIC|
|Paul McBeth||Marvel Packers||VIC|
|Peter Hardman||Simplot Australia||TAS|
SIAP meetings and summaries
|1||September 1, 2016||Melbourne, VIC||Download|
|2||October 12, 2016||Melbourne, VIC||Download|
|3||March 6, 2017||Sydney, NSW||Download|