Applications for Round 4 of the Advanced Food Manufacturing Grants Program are open until 26 October.
This program assist SA businesses develop new products.
For the first time, grants will be available for innovative food products which meet nutritional requirements for an ageing population.
Applicant information, guidelines and details of past recipients can be found at www.pir.sa.gov.au/afm
The State Government has committed $400,000 toward this round, matched by $400,000 from Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL).
There are 2 funding streams:
Small - grants of $25,000 to $100,000 available for businesses seeking to develop functional and luxury food and beverage products and improvee thier supply chain technology;
Major - grants of $100,000 to $200,000 (per annum for 2 years) available for businesses seeking to develop a functional food product which assists with nutritional requirements of an ageing population to enhance health and wellness.