• Capturing the Prize

    Our $5 billion plant-based and alternative proteins opportunity

    Alternative proteins are forecast to capture 10 per cent of global meat consumption in the next decade. As consumer behaviours change, Australia has an opportunity to shift its protein supply mix, and value added products made from the plant protein to be a key player in global markets.​

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The 2030 opportunity

$5 billion+

in value-added opportunity by 2030


new jobs in the in the sector

The road to 2030

Detailed roadmap

Today's producers, tomorrow's leaders


Grounded Foods Co., based originally in Melbourne and now in California in the US, make plant-based cheese. Its 'cheese free cheese' is made from fermented cauliflower and hemp seed - a unique market offering.

Fable Food Co

Fable foods is a business that utilises mushroom waste stems, to create umami rich meat alternatives. The business has a fully integrated manufacturing base in Australia.

Edible Bug Shop

From creating Australia’s first edible insect farm in 2007, Skye Blackburn has now established the Edible Bug Shop, which contains a range of products focusing on insects as the key nutritional ingredient.


Vow is collective of innovators, engineers, scientists, artists and foodies who are working to improve quality of life for people, animals and the planet by reinventing food from the ground up.

Dairy Free Down Under

Dairy Free Down Under produces dairy-free cheese blocks, shreds and slices, along with snack packs, condiments and a range of dips.