AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY AWAITS

Building a new industry opportunity to grow process package and export Australian grown tea.

Growing a new Australian farming opportunity.

We now believe, as Australia’s most qualified Green Tea authority, that we have the knowledge, experience, passion, vision and importantly, contacts to drive such an industry forward.

Building a new industry opportunity to grow process package and export Australian grown tea by way of member participation in the decision making and potential returns beyond the farm gate profit.

The prime objectives of this group (AGTPL, Kunitaro and PP), was to explore the interest and opportunity in developing, initially at least, a NSW industry with this new crop.

Jeff and the John have subsequently travelled the world extensively, learning and understanding this huge industry, whilst at the same time digesting and disseminating information from various connected parties including both State and Federal Governments.

We now believe, as Australia’s most qualified Green Tea authority, that we have the knowledge, experience, passion, vision and importantly, contacts to drive such an industry forward.

Towards this end, AGTPL as the representative of this group, has applied for and secured a $100,000 grant under the “Farming Together” Federal Government Program for the purpose of forming a Registered Co-operative to spearhead the growth of this exciting new industry. The proposed new co-op stands to benefit every sector of this emerging industry, including Potential Farmers, Processors, Suppliers, Researchers and others.

The vision: Building a new industry opportunity to grow, process, package and export Australian grown tea by way of member participation in the decision making and potential returns beyond the farm gate profit.

The world produces many different ‘styles’ of tea globally but they can be broadly grouped into 3 main categories;

GREEN TEA


BLACK TEA


OOLONG TEA


Market Outlets

The co-op aims to investigate all potential markets for Australian grown tea (for example leaf tea, tea bags, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics etc) and act as a mechanism for farmers to access these markets.

BEYOND TODAY – FUTURE VISION

We should mention that research has shown that Green Tea has several proven medical benefits.

We believe that there is a significant untapped potential in both the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical & nutraceutical industries.

Ongoing research into the development of new varieties with higher yields, alternative processing technologies and novel uses for tea by-products all offer significant upside potential for this new emerging industry, and the Co-op is well placed to help transfer this research into better farm-gate returns for growers.

AUSTRALIAN TEA COOPERATIVE

Discover how you can get involved and become a part of growing a new Australian farming opportunity.

Begin the journey today!

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Information Sessions

There will be experts from the tea industry to provide information and answer questions on the tea farming opportunity. Includes tea growing; the economics of tea farming; processing tea; overview of the newly formed coop.

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