Queensland is known across the globe as a world leader in agricultural produce and processes that are clean, green, reliable and secure.

» Australia’s largest producer and exporter of beef

» Clean, green and reliable agricultural producer

» A gourmet food bowl for Asia and a global leader in tropical agriculture

Secure and sustainable

With best-practice management, smart regulation and ongoing agricultural innovation,Queensland maintains the highest standards in food quality, security and sustainability.

Strict biosecurity measures protect the beef industry from serious cattle pests and diseases, including foot-and-mouth disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (commonly known as ‘mad cow disease’).

Food supply chain

Food and agriculture

Queensland’s food supply chain is made up of companies with skills and expertise in all aspects of the food industry, from production to marketing.

Food and agricultural industries include:

  • field crops
  • horticulture
  • forestry
  • processed food
  • seafood and aquaculture
  • other animal industries, including dairy, livestock and livestock products.

Leading global supplier

Queensland is Australia’s largest producer and exporter of beef, and produces one-third of all of Australia’s primary produce.

Cairns in Queensland’s north is a global leader in tropical agriculture, with products, processes, insights and innovations that are leading the way for tropical economies.

Getting started

Queensland offers forward-looking investors opportunities to partner with innovative, secure supply chains to deliver fresh, safe food to Australian and international markets.

TIQ helps investors and trade partners harness opportunities by working with local industries, economic development agencies and local and state government bodies.

Contact our industry experts to explore Queensland’s endless opportunities in food and agribusiness.