Griffith University and AMIA hosted the ACIAR Agribusiness research and development opportunities for tropical fruit processing workshop on 19 and 20 February 2019 at the Griffith University South Bank campus, Brisbane.
Participants came from Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia, representing industry associations, government bodies, private industry, growers and researchers. The breadth of knowledge, the entrepreneurial stories and workshop engagement was remarkable over the two days. The aims of the workshop to recognise trends and key issues affecting tropical fruit processing, identifying new processes and products, and determining priorities and next steps for future R&D projects.
Results from the broader ACIAR Mango Agribusiness research program will be presented at the AMIA 12th Biennial Australian Mangoes Conference to be held in Darwin in May 2019.