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AEGIC’s value

The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre is Australia’s leading organisation for market insight, innovation and applied solutions for the grains industry.

AEGIC exists to increase value in the Australian grains industry by ensuring Australian grain meets the needs of customers and end-users.

About us

AEGIC is an independent, not-for-profit company established in 2012 to increase value in the Australian grains industry.

We are an investment of the Australian Government through the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), and the Western Australian Government through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).

AEGIC increases value in the Australian grains industry by gathering, analysing and sharing market intelligence the industry needs to breed, classify, grow and supply grain that markets prefer.

Australian grain growers are AEGIC’s primary beneficiary.

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30 July, 2021

AEGIC welcomes Indonesia-Australia trade catalyst

AEGIC welcomes the establishment of Katalis, a new economic cooperation hub between Indonesia and Australia which will help drive grain trade between the two countries. Katalis – which means “catalyst” in Bahasa Indonesia – will play a crucial role in facilitating grain opportunities as part of the broader Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), which […]

29 July, 2021

Horizons #56 – Dorothea Mackellar is still right!

26 July, 2021

AEGIC welcomes new ATMAC funding for grain projects

The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) welcomes new investment from the Australian Government into several important grain projects under the Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) Program. Coordinated by Grains Australia, the projects aim to deliver more diverse market options for Australian grains, ultimately resulting in greater market access for growers. AEGIC, Grain […]

19 July, 2021

Asian flour millers hungry for Australian whole grains

AEGIC has embarked on a series of free whole grain-specific webinars as part of its busy calendar of 2021 events targeting grain customers in Asian markets. The whole grain webinars are helping flour millers and food manufacturers across South East Asia understand the advantages of choosing Australian whole grains amid increasing interest in the significant […]

14 July, 2021

Horizons #55 – Niche markets: pros and cons

08 July, 2021

Savvy commercial partners sought for novel Australian oat products

Australian oat noodles and oat ‘rice’ are set to become popular pantry staples here and overseas, once new manufacturing processes developed by the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) are matched with the right commercial partners. AEGIC is looking for food brands, manufacturers or investors who can fast-track getting the new healthy plant-based products to […]

29 June, 2021

Horizons #54 – Value chains: their importance for feed grains

10 June, 2021

Virtual crop inspections to continue following demand from Australia’s grain customers

The Australian grains industry will once again deliver free virtual crop inspections to international grain markets following strong demand from customers. In 2020, AEGIC led a new virtual form of crop inspections to keep Australia’s grain customers well-informed. The videos are a collaboration between grain producers and organisations across Australia, and cover eastern Australia, South […]

08 June, 2021

Horizons #53 – Swapping to whole grain could save Australia billions
Australian Grain Industry Facts
Million Hectares

About 22 million hectares are planted annually to commercial grain crops across Australia. During the past decade, state-of-the-art farming systems, new plant varieties and new techniques have increased the reliability of grain production in Australia’s growing environment.

Australian Grain Industry Facts
Million Tonnes

Australia’s grain crops are in demand around the world for a range of high-quality end-products, including noodles, beer, baked products and animal feed.

Australian Grain Industry Facts
per cent

The Australian wheat industry is export oriented, shipping about 65-75% of the nation’s total production to more than 50 countries. The majority of Australian wheat is exported in bulk cargoes with the top 10 importing countries accounting for 70-80% of exports.

Australian Grain Industry Facts
per cent

Claiming more than 30% of the world’s malting barley trade, Australia is the world’s largest exporter of malting barley.

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