The Australian dried grape industry strives for innovation, ensuring its processes are efficient, sustainable and fair.

Dried Fruits Australia (DFA) is the national industry body, representing the growers, processors and marketers of dried grapes.

The not-for-profit organisation, formerly known as the Australian Dried Fruits Association, was established in 1907 to protect the
interests of growers.

Our vision is for a profitable and sustainable industry delivering innovative growth and high quality dried grapes.

We support the development of the industry by:

  • Conducting research and releasing findings and technical information relating to world’s best practice in viticulture
  • Promoting the benefits of new grape varieties, mechanisation and trellis drying
  • Encouraging sustainable management practices on farms, particularly relating to water, fertiliser and chemical usage
  • Investing in marketing and promotions and attending trade fairs and industry events around the world
  • Providing training courses for growers to improve quality and risk management and help with cost reduction
  • Working with processors and grower managers to promote quality production techniques and practices
  • Running field days to develop grower skills and knowledge and receive feedback.
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