Plant-based protein hub in SA set to be among world's largest after $378 million investment

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
March 2 2022 - 12:00am
DOING A FABA: Faba beans will be a major feed stock for the Australian Plant Protein development in South Australia.

A CONSORTIUM made up of Australian Plant Proteins, Thomas Foods International (TFI) and AGT Foods are set to combine to set up a hub of plant-based protein and plant-based food production facilities in South Australia that will be one of the biggest of its kind when complete.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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