Potato Mini Tuber Specialists

Solan is the premier supplier of early generation potato seed and value-added services to the Australian Potato Seed Industry. We strive to build enduring relationships with each client and maintain a continual focus on ensuring  products and services exceed customer expectations. As an intensive agricultural production system, innovations that drive increased yield and quality, improve efficiency and enhance sustainability are paramount

Our Aims are to:

  • Provide clients with products and service that exceed their expectations
  • Encourage positive work place relationships and training to ensure staff remain engaged and work as a team
  • Maintain a strong focus on operating a sustainable system

Solan operates under the National Standard for Certification of Seed Potatoes as administered by AUSVEG and maintained by VICSPA and is accredited with Biosecurity South Australia Plant Health.

Our services offered include:

1. The importation of potato genetic material

2. Maintenance of potato variety germplasm in Solan’s Genetic Resource Centre as recognised by IP Australia

3. Conducting Plant Breeder Registration work Part 1 and Part 2

4. Production of high quality disease free (Generation Zero) mini tubers from cultivars held within Solan’s Genetic Resource Centre via Solan’s tissue culture laboratory through to the fully automated production nursery.

5. Storage of mini tubers within onsite controlled atmosphere cool store facility offering clients field ready mini tubers for planting.

Solan is very pleased to be able to share that it has been announced as a Finalist in the Service Provider Award Category in the SA Premier’s Food and Beverage Industry Awards 2022. It is a great achievement to be recognised at this level and we will update you with the category outcome to be announced at the Gala Dinner on November 11th 2022!

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If you want to get the latest on Potato Industry Projects and Innovation being coordinated by Horticulture Innovation Australia – HIA you can become a member – It is free, and will keep you up to date on the latest work being carried out in the industry. Click on the link to see how to become a member! HIA Membership Information (PDF 2.90MB)

Solan is a member of the following organisations:


Protected Cropping Australia

Green Life Industry Australia

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