Updated: Dec 7, 2020
Following on from the success of last year's Bootcamp, we're thrilled to announce the 10 producer-led companies selected for this year's program.
The Bootcamp is a 6-month program helping producer-led businesses grow rapidly by providing access to relevant expertise, training and funding. Teams from last year's Bootcamp achieved outcomes such as doubling revenue, raising capital, and expanding to international markets.
The Bootcamp supports businesses building agtech such as software, hardware, or IoT, as well as businesses value-adding to their production to create new food products and experiences.
Meet the five 2020 Bootcamp value-add businesses below, and jump over here to meet the five agtech businesses who all started their 6-month accelerator program this week.
1. Mayi Harvests - Broome WA
Mayi Harvests is an Indigenous Australian owned and operated business that harvests Australian Native Foods, specialising in the wild harvest, wholesale and retail of Kakadu plum.
Mayi Harvests have joined the Bootcamp to assist in the development of the Indigenous-led native food industry with the outcome of exporting their high-value products overseas. They also want to get support to secure stable and more substantial sales contracts with new and existing wholesale clients.
2. Vasse Valley - North Jindong WA
Located in the beautiful Margaret River wine region, Vasse Valley is the first Western Australian paddock-to-plate hemp foods business. They grow and roast the seed to bring out the full flavour to their range of award-winning hemp foods.
Vasse Valley has joined the Bootcamp program to get the know-how to help them define their consumer demographics and assess the demand for hemp products overseas, then have the confidence to break into new export markets such as China and the USA.
Bronwyn Blake, Vasse Valley