Agri and Horticulture Business 

With our nutrient rich soils, irrigated water and connectivity to capital cities and export markets, Greater Shepparton is the foodbowl of Australia and we’re open for business. Greater Shepparton is a great place to start or grow your Business.

Greater Shepparton is renowned as the food bowl of Australia. With its soils, irrigation water and connectivity to capital cities and export markets, Greater Shepparton is well poised to grow even more. What has been traditionally mostly processing fruit and milk country is now opening up to new industries of vegetables, fresh fruit varieties and large scale irrigated cropping.

Greater Shepparton International Engagement Strategy

International trade has generated a significant amount of interest in recent times due to the numerous economic opportunities that exist outside of Australia.

The International Engagement Strategy's purpose is to strategically increase the economic and cultural prosperity of the Greater Shepparton region through relationship building, facilitation of business growth via access to international markets, and the attraction of international funds for economic growth.

The strategy highlights outcomes that can be achieved within the region and details associated action plans. You can download the strategy below.

  • Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency responsible for rural and regional economic development. 
  • Fruit Growers Victoria Limited (FGV) provides a voice for growers, packers and exporting businesses across the North-East, Central and Southern growing regions of Victoria including the Goulburn Valley, Yarra Valley, Gippsland, Mornington Peninsular, Central Highlands and High Country.  
  • AgBiz Assist 
    Agbiz Assist have a dedicated Officer that is there to support your Agribusiness needs. The officer can assist in finding suitable grants, assist in farm development, assist with your import and export enquiries and work with you closely to develop and grow your Agribusiness here in Greater Shepparton.

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