Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC

Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry

    Agrifood and Beverage Vouchers for a smorgasbord of recipients

    18/03/2022 1:30 PM
     
    • 30 WA businesses to share in third round of transformative business development program
    • McGowan Government supporting local agrifood businesses

    Thirty local businesses that add value to Western Australian produce will be taking their business to the next level, with funding from the third round of the McGowan Government's successful Agrifood and Beverage Voucher Program.

     

    The businesses from the South-West, Great Southern, Goldfields-Esperance, Mid-West, Peel, Wheatbelt and the Perth metropolitan area will share in $174,190, matched by recipient contributions.

     

    Recipients include businesses that produce baked goods, wine, specialty foods, manufactured meals, beverages, meats, confectionary, pasta, honey and eggs.

     

    Vouchers with a combined value of up to $15,000 per business will assist food producers to access professional business support services to help grow and develop their enterprises.

     

    A new category for environmental sustainability and social responsibility was added to the program this round, complementing vouchers to improve business planning, manufacturing for business growth, sales and marketing, and financial health.

     

    Voucher applications support refining quality assurance, improving supply chain linkages and collaborations, expanding production, pursuing sustainability accreditation, biodiversity planning, website renovation, enhancing data collection, branding and marketing.

     

    More than 170 WA agrifood and beverage enterprises have benefitted from the Agrifood and Beverage Voucher Program and the former Expert for a Day pilot program since 2018.

     

    A full list of recipients can be viewed at https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/AFBvoucherprogram

     

    Comments attributed to Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan:

     

    "This program has received great feedback from past recipients throughout the State who have used the investment to pursue new opportunities and develop new approaches.

     

    "The initiative continues evolving to address opportunities and challenges facing WA businesses, while building resilience, sustainability, scale, competitiveness and export preparedness.

     

    "The McGowan Government is continuing to deliver for local agrifood businesses, backing their growth and supporting new economic opportunities across the State."

     

    Minister's office - 6552 6200

     

    Agrifood and Beverage Voucher Program - successful recipients (round three)

    Organisation Name (Trading As)Product Location of OperationsVoucher CategoryAmount eligible for voucher
    Mughal FoodsBaked GoodsMetropolitan PerthManufacturing for Business Growth$1,750
    Byron and Harold Pty LtdWineMetropolitan Perth Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility   $10,000
    Urban ForagerSpecialty FoodsMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$5,000
    Miss Chow'sManufactured MealsMetropolitan PerthManufacturing for Business Growth$7,025
    Keto Kitchen CornerSpecialty FoodsMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$2,000
    The HoneycakeBaked GoodsMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$4,240
    Turban ChopsticksSpecialty FoodsMetropolitan PerthBusiness Planning$5,000
    Chef's DelightManufactured MealsMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$3,000
    Republic of FremantleSpiritsMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$10,000
    Innate Brewers Pty LtdBeerMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$5,000
    Ilonka FoodsMeatsMetropolitan PerthBusiness Planning$10,000
    Mancini PastaPastaMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$9,350
    Gesha Coffee Co.CoffeeMetropolitan PerthManufacturing for Business Growth$10,000
    Fremantle Chocolate Pty LtdConfectionaryMetropolitan PerthFinancial Health$6,400
    Honey in the GardenHoneyMetropolitan PerthSales and Marketing$4,000
    Forestland Springs/Margret River Spring WaterBeveragesSouth-West  Business Planning $5,000
    Corymbia Wine Pty LtdWineSouth-West Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility  $1,100
    Stella BellaWinesSouth-West Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility  $1,450
    South by South WestWinesSouth-West

    Sales and Marketing

    Environmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility

    $2,000

    $1,000

    Margaret River Free Range EggsEggsSouth-West

    Business Planning

    Financial Health

    $7,500

    $7,500

    Old Coast Road BreweryBeerSouth-West Sales and Marketing$10,000
    Wilson Brewing CompanyBeerGreat SouthernSales and Marketing$4,250
    Lange EstateWineGreat SouthernSales and Marketing$10,000
    Shepherd's Hut WinesWineGreat SouthernEnvironmental Sustainability and Social Responsibility $2,000
    Singlefile Wines Pty LtdWineGreat SouthernManufacturing for Business Growth$10,000
    Le Grand Pty Ltd (Esperance Distillery Co)SpiritsGoldfields-Esperance

    Business Planning

    Manufacturing for Business Growth

    $2,000

    $2,000

    Beermullah BeefRed MeatMid-WestSales and Marketing$2,000
    Coral Coast BeefRed MeatMid-West Sales and Marketing$1,625
    King Road Brewing CoBeerPeelSales and Marketing$10,000
    Main Camp WA Pty LtdSpecialty Food IngredientsWheatbelt Manufacturing for Business Growth$2,000