Farm Tender

Ag Tech Sunday - Pumping out Plant Protein in the Wimmera

By Dean Lawson

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Horsham is the springboard for a new multi-million-dollar value-adding agricultural product, with the first shipment of pulse-protein powder coming off the production line.

Australian Plant Proteins, part of EAT Group, has informed its growing queue of national and international clients that it will start delivering its high-quality Wimmera and southern Mallee-grown powder from the start of October.

The company has transitioned from commission to production stage, with its manufacturing plant in Horsham’s Enterprise Estate ramping up conversion of faba beans into the highly sought-after multi-use food additive.

Picture - EAT Group and Australian Plant Protein directors and founders Brendan McKeegan, left, and Phil McFarlane.

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