Salt reduction grants for businesses

Published on 18 December 2018

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Food businesses can apply for grants of up to $25,000 to support projects to reduce salt content in food.

Food and Agribusiness Australia Limited (FIAL) in collaboration with VicHealth are offering support to businesses to reduce salt/sodium reduction in food. The support includes grant application assistance, connection to researchers and food technologists as well as matched funding of up to $25,000.

To be eligible, projects must have a salt reduction objective for a technical challenge which is not able to be solved with internal capabilities of the applicant organisation.

The business must also develop a clear commercialisation plan and path to market for the grant application. Successful projects must be able to be completed within 12 months.

Expressions of Interest can be submitted online at:

Applications close on 30 December or until all grant funds are allocated. 

Further information on the grant and business eligibility: