In this issue we turn our attention to Australian grains where the news this year has been excellent.
Favourable weather conditions and improved practices have produced bumper harvests.
Australia has long held an international reputation for producing desirable, high-quality standard grains such as wheat, barley and canola. Traditionally, these have formed the mainstay of Australia's grain exports and domestic grain use, but now there's a growing market for different varieties.
Niche and ancient grains such as chia, katana and quinoa are being planted to meet the demands of consumers who want more variety in their diets.
You can read about Australian agribusinesses that are doing well in this new market in our article on page 18.