Food System Innovation
Food system innovation can take many forms.
Research in this space is exploring options and advantages of innovations in thinking and technologies related to:
- Food chain governance.
- Business models (e.g. efficient public-private partnerships).
- Agri-food markets.
- Food chain infrastructure and logistics.
Strengthening small-scale agricultural exports to China: Evaluation of two innovative marketing channels
China is Australia’s top market for agricultural exports, yet benefits to small exporters have been limited. This project explores two innovative marketing channels to help small exporters: agritourism and corporate gifting. It will rigorously evaluate the potential impacts of agritourism and corporate gifting on small-scale exports to China, and the effectiveness of established and emerging Chinese e-commerce platforms facilitating these exports.Read more about Evaluation of two innovative marketing channels
The aim of the project is to understand household and the broader community’s in-house waste behaviours in order to deliver targeted education, behaviour change and incentive-based programs.Read more about WWW (What, Where and Why) of Household Food Waste Behaviour
This research seeks to increase understanding of Australian chicken meat consumption trends and preferences. This is critical for the development of effective industry and policy strategies for reducing barriers and growing consumer demand for chicken meat in Australia’s changing meat consumption climate, and for creating opportunities for the domestic industry.Read more about Future market insights for Australia's chicken meat industry
The goal of this project was to identify drivers and barriers of growth through innovation in the South Australian Agrifood sector.Read more about ‘Growth through Innovation’ – South Australian Agrifood Industry
Identification and assessment of value-added export market opportunities for non-GMO labelled food products from South Australia
This research aims to identify potential value added market opportunities for Non-GMO products in the American, Chinese, Japanese and British markets.Read more about Identification and assessment of value-added export market opportunities for non-GMO labelled food products from South Australia
Development of a research framework to identify agrifood innovation opportunities within the South East Asian regions
Meat and Livestock Australia, an industry governing body approached GFAR to develop an innovation architecture as the research framework to develop market based insights to innovation and growth in the red meat sector. The framework will initially be applied to Indonesia.Read more about Development of a research framework to identify agrifood innovation opportunities within the South East Asian regions