Potatoes South Australia is the peak representative body for the potato industry, which is the state and nation’s largest horticultural sector.
A ‘first’ in the Australian potato industry, Potatoes South Australia has been established following expansive industry consultation to represent all stakeholders in the entire value chain.
Potatoes South Australia is a “not for profit” membership-based incorporated association providing the voice for seed producers, fresh market growers, processing growers, packers, processors, marketers, exporters, wholesalers, retailers, service providers, restaurants and consumers.
We are industry-driven and consumer-focused.
Don't forget to watch Catalyst tonight on ABC TV and iView at 8.30pm (South Australian time)
One of our value-adding projects in collaboration with the University of Adelaide will be featured!
Feeding Australia: A sustainable future
We’re a nation with a big appetite and, as the population moves towards 40 million by 2050, it’s only going to get bigger. Chef Paul West, Nutritionist Professor Clare Collins and Dr Noby Leong reveal how technology is set to transform food production. Not just by growing more but by making more of what we grow and by future proofing our precious crops against an uncertain future.
Champions 12.3 is a coalition of executives from governments, businesses, international organizations, research institutions, farmer groups, and civil society dedicated to inspiring ambition, mobilizing action, and accelerating progress toward achieving SDG Target 12.3 by 2030.
Members are senior executives of these institutions, including ministers, chief executive officers, and executive directors. Executives preside over institutions that have the ability to impact food loss and waste reduction at scale and that are dedicated to meeting Target 12.3.
Potatoes South Australia is now proud to be part of the Friends of Champions 12.3 network. Click here to find out more...
A major collaborative research project to develop nutrient dense foods has received funding through the latest round of PIRSA’s Advanced Food Manufacturing (AFM) Grants Program. Potatoes South Australia, the representative voice for the potato industry value chain, in collaboration with the University of Adelaide, Test Kitchen SA Pty Ltd, dietician Joyce Gibson, Obela Fresh Dips & Spreads Pty Ltd and Thomas Farms Kitchen (Thomas Foods International), will receive $320,000 over two years for research and product development. The Industry is co-funding the project. Click here to read more...
A new $133 million 10 year research centre will target food waste to improve the future sustainability and profitability of the Australian food industry.
Food waste is a global issue with losses valued at $1.3 trillion per annum. Food waste costs Australia $20 billion each and every year and is directly affecting Australia’s reputation as a clean, green food producer. Read more...
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