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  • Protein gap drives Asian grain demand
    Industry Insights, 16 May 2021
    Protein gap drives Asian grain demand

    Singapore-based Jean-Yves Chow from Mizuho Bank explored the “Asia protein gap”, in which the region’s demand for protein (mainly meat, grain and oilseeds) outstrips supply at the 2021 Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) Asia.

  • How does Australian wheat stack up against the Black Sea?
    Industry Insights, 24 Apr 2021
    How does Australian wheat stack up against the Black Sea?

    Wheat from the Black Sea region and Argentina is generally less-preferred in South-East Asia than Australia's offering, but customers are attracted by the lower price. It is important that the Australian wheat industry remains armed with the insights needed to respond to the challenge.

  • Hope springs from GrainInnovate pipeline
    Industry Insights, 19 Apr 2021
    Hope springs from GrainInnovate pipeline

    GRDC's GrainInnovate Fund has seen a big jump in the number of start-up businesses in the pipeline for support. The fund invests in start-ups – from “seed to growth stage” – to help drive the future profitability and sustainability of Australia’s grain industry.

  • Breakfast cereals reflect global trends
    Industry Insights, 17 Apr 2021
    Breakfast cereals reflect global trends

    Research by the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council has highlighted some key areas of innovation in the fast-growing breakfast cereal market. Several global trends were represented in the expanding sector, with the granola and cluster category leading the expansion.

  • Confident start to making 2021 the year to thrive
    Industry Insights, 29 Mar 2021
    Confident start to making 2021 the year to thrive

    By understanding and working on the most pressing – or valuable – industry needs, GRDC aims to support growers to thrive in 2021, and beyond.

  • Survey explores plant-based meat perceptions
    Industry Insights, 23 Mar 2021
    Survey explores plant-based meat perceptions

    A Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council audit has recorded a nine-fold increase in meat-alternative products in Australia since 2015. The study explored the perceptions and attitudes of consumers and nutrition professionals to plant protein and plant-based meat alternatives in Australia.

  • Sorghum’s wild cousins need protection
    Industry Insights, 20 Mar 2021
    Sorghum’s wild cousins need protection

    New research published in the journal Diversity and Distributions has found that most wild sorghum species are found in northern and western Australia and Queensland. Five species are found in Africa and Asia and one is found in the Americas.

  • Better, faster, smarter crop variety data for nation’s grain growers
    Industry Insights, 17 Mar 2021
    Better, faster, smarter crop variety data for nation’s grain growers

    Australian grain growers are set to get better crop variety recommendations faster through a $5.39 million five-year INVITA investment.

  • Victorian grains industry rolls up sleeves and prepares for season 2021
    Industry Insights, 09 Mar 2021
    Victorian grains industry rolls up sleeves and prepares for season 2021

    The Victorian grains industry is well prepared for the 2021 winter cropping season and equipped with the latest research findings after the Grains Research Update at Bendigo.

  • Giving Australian feed grain a push in South-East Asia
    Industry Insights, 09 Mar 2021
    Giving Australian feed grain a push in South-East Asia

    Webinars presented by the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre have presented to South-East Asian buyers the benefits of using Australian feed grains for pig production. The most recent webinars targeted buyers in the Philippines and Thailand.

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