Hungry for our barley

Australia has developed a reputation in Asia for producing high quality barley.

Australia has developed a reputation in Asia for producing high quality barley.

ASIAN chickens could soon be getting a higher proportion of delicious and nutritious Australian barley as part of their diets.

Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) chief executive Richard Simonaitis said newly-developed technical information on the characteristics of Australian feed barley was being received with interest by customers in Asia.

“We identified an opportunity to increase awareness of Australia as a reliable producer of high quality, clean feed barley by providing information to customers about its nutritional benefits as well as technical information about how to incorporate it into feed diets,” Mr Simonaitis said.

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