May 16, 2018
SunPork Fresh Foods has received a financial boost from the State Government to help the Kingaroy-based company expand its international sales.
The company has will use the money – between $50,000 and $100,000 – to develop pork products at its Kingaroy and Murrarie plants for the high-end Asian market.
Agriculture Minister Mark Furner said on Wednesday six Queensland food companies has received Round 1 funding from the Growing Queensland’s Food Exports program.
“From macadamias, mangoes and melons, to strawberries, sweet corn and pork – the producers selected for grants are either already exporting or are ready to export and seeking to access overseas markets,” Mr Furner said.
“By providing funding of up to $100,000, we’re assisting these food companies to build their business capability to take advantage of opportunities to grow exports.
Matched funding of up to $100,000 (minimum of $50,000) is available over two years per eligible project.
Round 1 opened in September 2017 and closed a month later.
Round 2 will open on July 1 this year.
To be eligible the business must:
For more information, phone 13-25-23 or email [email protected]