Link Your Brand to the Power of Pulses.

As the third largest producer of pulses in the world, Australia will use International Year of Pulses as a springboard to increase both consumption and production of pulses in Australia and increase our overall global trade.

This is the start of a long earth industry investment.  We are inviting you to link your brand to the power of pulses by becoming and IYP Pulse Proponent or taking up one of our high level IYP Signature Support Opportunities.

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus here, or contact the Australian IYP Project Coordinator at iyp@glnc.org.au or on 0414 844 425.


The Australian IYP National Committee would like to thank the current sponsors of IYP 2016 Activities in Australia:


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Principal Industry Partner – Blue Ribbon & Foods from the Earth

Blue Ribbon:

Blue Ribbon is one of Australia’s leading exporters of Mungbean as well as Chana, Mung and Faba Dahl. Blue Ribbon has a distinguished 15 year track record, supplying a comprehensive range of pulse, dahl, grain and seed products to all markets. Blue Ribbon is involved in each facet of the pulse trade from sourcing products, processing and packaging, to marketing and logistics.

The Blue Ribbon brand is second to none, reflecting core values of quality, reliability, and flexibility.  A commitment to seizing new opportunities, applying innovative technologies and providing quality products has seen Blue Ribbon continue to grow throughout floods, droughts and the global financial crisis.

The Blue Ribbon Group, through its long-term business relationships, dynamic team and strategically positioned network of facilities and associates will continue to deliver returns to customers, suppliers and growers in the future.

For more information visit www.blueribbongroup.com.au.

Foods from the Earth: 

Foods from the Earth is a raw material food ingredient and food product manufacturer supplying functional, low-allergen pulse products.  Patented, world-first technology enables Foods from the Earth to satisfy a dual mission to make pulses more palatable whilst enriching the lives of allergy sufferers.

Foods from the Earth is in a unique position to overcome the obstacles of taste, smell and convenience that have formerly been impediments to mainstream Western consumption of pulses.  Foods from the Earth’s process transforms the taste profile of pulses like Mungbean, whilst maintaining nutritional integrity.

This technology has enabled Foods from the Earth to open a value-added market for growers whilst creating more export opportunities.  At Foods from the Earth we have sought to make a positive contribution to the health of consumers by producing allergen friendly products and by making pulses more accessible and convenient.

For more information on how our innovative products are changing the perception of pulses, visit www.foodsfromtheearth.com.au.


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Australian IYP Gala Launch Dinner Silver Sponsor – Ward McKenzie

At McKenzie’s, we continue a family tradition of supplying generations of Australians with high quality food products. From humble beginnings as a Melbourne grain store in 1852, the McKenzie’s of today has grown and evolved into one of the oldest Australian family owned and operated food manufacturers.

Our extensive range includes legumes, grains, baking needs, Bi-Carb Soda, herbs & spices and desserts. For 160 years, Australians have put their trust in the McKenzie’s brand. The current Managing Directors are fifth generation descendants of the original owners. Open any pantry door in Australia and chances are you’ll find several McKenzie’s products. For more information visit www.mckenziesfoods.com.au.

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Australian IYP Gala Launch Dinner Supporting Sponsor – Pangkarra Foods

Pangkarra is proudly a family owned and operated business, based in the Clare Valley, South Australia.  For five generations, our family has produced quality cereals and legumes, as well as export hay.

Today, we also produce fine food products. Our products are made from 100% Australian produce, using sustainable farming methods incorporating organic fertilisers.

The result – delicious products, made from 100% natural ingredients. Pangkarra products are high in fibre, low in fat, low GI, and are an excellent source of antioxidants and phytonutrients.

In 2016, Pangkarra Foods will release a range of ready to eat pulse snack foods made with chickpeas and faba beans grown on farm in the Mid North.

We believe in quality through every step of the supply chain, which starts at the farm and continues through to the finished product.  Learn more at www.pangkarrafoods.com.au.


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IYP Pulse Supporter – Bean Growers Australia

Bean Growers Australia is one of the major bean processors in Australia. They have been supplying Australian and overseas customers with high quality beans, pulses and legumes since 1964. Bean Growers Australia prides itself on handling more than 25 pulse, bean & legume crops.  For more information visit www.beangrowers.com.au.