Agriculture Food & Wine

The University of Adelaide is the site of the southern hemisphere’s largest concentration of expertise in sustainable agriculture, cereal breeding, plant and animal biology and dryland farming.

It is committed to the challenge of growing food for 9 billion people by 2050, and ensuring profitable and productive agriculture can face the threats of climate change, increased costs of energy, limited natural resources, urbanisation and environmental degradation.

Research theme

Food innovation

Through research and education, we’re leading thought for food to drive the next wave of innovation for the food sector.

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Faculties, institutes and research units

Partnerships

Waite research precinct

The Waite is a co-located partnership of 15 complementary organisations and centres engaged in world-class Research and Development in plant, agricultural, food, wine and natural resources science.

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Agriculture impact stories

Vodka from potato waste with Potatoes SA

Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.

Apple spirit from cider pulp waste with the Hills Cider Company

A premium apple sprit made from leftover cider pulp is the goal of this collaboration between the Hills Cider Company and the University ...

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Food and wine impact stories

High Omega-3 eggs with Solar Eggs

Getting some extra omega-3 fatty acids in your diet will soon be easier with enriched eggs developed through a collaboration between the ...

Vodka from potato waste with Potatoes SA

Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.

more...

Contacts

Andrew Lowe

Primary contact: Andrew Lowe

Director, Food Innovation

Phone: (08) 8313 1149

Email: andrew.lowe@adelaide.edu.au


Val Morris

Primary contact: Val Morris

Business Partnerships Manager

Phone: (08) 8313 3926

Email: valerie.morris@adelaide.edu.au


Stephen Hardy

Secondary contact: Stephen Hardy

Business Partnership Specialist

Phone: (08) 8313 4461

Email: stephen.hardy@adelaide.edu.au