Food & beverages

The food and beverage industry in Western Australia services a number of high-value niche markets. As a result of stringent safety and quality systems these industries provide premium quality food and beverage products to customers throughout the world.

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports industry through collaboration with other state and national agencies, universities and private sector businesses. Through these networks we help drive increased opportunities through product innovation, investment attraction, development of value-added foods and meeting consumer demand. 

Using a supply chain approach, we help businesses to capitalise on opportunities by understanding relationships and constraints within their industries.

Articles

  • Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.

  • The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and as far as practical a closed system.

  • Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.

  • Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.