The principal object of the trust was to provide financial support for scientific, technical or industrial research with regard to the production of winter cereals in the Republic of South Africa.

Secondary objects of the Trust were to further the winter cereal industry in the Republic of South Africa by supporting:

  • the maintenance of information required by the winter cereal industry in the Republic of South Africa;

  • the broadening of the market for South African produced winter cereals; and

  • the administration of the Wheat Forum as structured at the time of the establishment of this Trust