What is a Nutraceutical?

Nutraceutical is a commercial term used for foods or food products that might help to prevent and treat diseases. they can include:

- minerals, vitamins and other dietary supplements

- Herbal products

- Dietary enzymes

- Dietary fiber

- Hydrolyzed proteins

- Phytonutients

- Carotenoids

- Prebiotics

- Probiotics

The Murray Region: Australia's Nutraceutical Hub

This vision will enable primary producers to diversify their product offerings and target markets to enhance their returns in response to increasingly challenging climatic, economic and political market conditions. It will also support innovation and business development in agribusiness and enhance the socio-economic development of the Murray region, while developing associated industries and businesses that will support nutraceutical manufacturing in region.

This project has lead to a partnership with The New South Wales Deep Green Biotech Hub located at the University of Technology Sydney, who bring together researchers, SMEs, industry, start-ups, students and other stakeholders to create sustainable and profitable businesses using cutting edge algae bio-technologies.