• Developing a value chain for Indigenous plant foods

    WG Enterprises provides economic opportunities, assisting individuals into employment and creating sustainable, Aboriginal-owned and operated commercial enterprises. This organisation is now leading a project to create a new value chain for Indigenous plant products in the region. The project is a G21 Agribusiness Strategy implementation supported initiative that aims to...

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  • Innovative Agribusiness Collaboration Roadmap

    A pathway to facilitate commercial collaborations for agribusinesses. It aims to encourage growth and development of agribusinesses in the G21 region. It shows steps to identify, develop and implement commercial collaborative projects.

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  • Camperdown Compost – Innovation Hotspot

    Camperdown Compost has engaged customers by matching its business model to fit the needs of farmers and provide them with direct value by composting farm waste.  A regional business that specialises in making compost, Camperdown began making compost on farms, tailoring the compost mix to individual farm conditions.  More recently,...

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  • Brown Magpie Wines – Innovation Hotspot

    Setting out with a clear aim, a commitment to learning and a sound business model has created a distinctive local business with a strong brand, quality product and loyal customer base.  A single vineyard and winery in Modewarre, Brown Magpie Wines have built and adapted knowledge for two decades to...

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  • Australian Omega Oils – Innovation Hotspot

    Through a synergistic collaboration, Mantzaris Fisheries and Organic Technology Holdings have created a value-driven joint venture, Australian Omega Oils.  Organic Technology Holdings specialises in finding new ways to extract higher value products from organic waste. Oil produced from the Mantzaris squid has around three times the omega 3 content of...

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  • Aglive – Innovation Hotspot

    Develop technology for cloud-based farming systems and associated supply chain, including a range of integrated technology solutions that enable whole-of-supply-chain tracking and traceability.

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  • Transitioning Victoria to a Circular Economy

    Circular Economy thinking is what agribusinesses have been doing for generations. We used to call it ‘being frugal’. Now we can be part of this new movement to think about and apply these businesses efficiencies to retain value, maximise productivity, minimise greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce waste and pollution. What...

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  • G21 commercial and industrial food waste survey

    The Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group (BSWWRRG) is currently identifying opportunities to reduce the thousands of tonnes of food waste that are sent to landfill each year. Disposing of food in landfill costs business and councils millions of dollars and produces methane which is 25 times more...

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  • Colac Waste to Energy Biogrid

    The Colac Waste to Energy Biogrid (WEB) will convert waste resources from neighbouring manufacturers into renewable energy for use by those manufacturers. The energy generated as heat will be shared between the businesses by transferring hot water in insulated pipes. It will also help to meet on-site electricity needs and...

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