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Growing Queensland's Food Exports

Growing Queensland's Food Exports provide food producers with matched funding to build their export capability.

What do you get?

Matched funding of up to $100,000.

Who is this for?

Queensland food producers.


Growing Queensland's Food Exports (GQFE) provides matched funding to help food producers build their export capability.

The program aims to help businesses:

  • capitalise on export opportunities
  • undertake market research and development
  • implement best practice supply chain management
  • build new supply alliances
  • improve their competitiveness and profitability.

Matched funding of up to $100,000 (minimum of $50,000) will be provided over two years per eligible project. Applicants must co-contribute at least 50% of the total funds required. Up to half the value of co-contributions (25% of total project costs) can be in-kind contributions such as freight costs, product and reasonable salary costs for key personnel.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be able to demonstrate export readiness or current export success
  • be able to co-invest cash or in-kind support (e.g. product, freight) to at least the value of grant sought
  • be a business in the food supply chain (eg food producer, grower collective, or wholesaler / exporter).

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Growing Queensland's Food Exports.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Growing Queensland's Food Exports.