Wattie’s Squeeze & Stir soup delivers the goodness and flavour of real soup with a rich soup paste in a convenient single-serve sachet.
Peak body for the dried fruits industry, Dried Fruits Australia has urged Sunbeam Foods to review its prices, sighting that they have either remained stagnant or have become worse than last year.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has said that tariffs on ‘dumped’ Italian organic tomatoes will directly affect consumers.
It was only a few weeks ago that the future of Australia’s last remaining fruit and vegetable processor, SPC Ardmona, was in doubt.
OneHarvest, one of Australia’s largest fruit and vegetable growing companies has licenced innovative British technology to reinvigorate the nation’s beetroot industry.
In denying federal assistance to SPC Ardmona, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he wants to signal the end of the corporate “free ride”. But he should bear in mind that the consequences of leaving Australian food manufacturing by the roadside are far greater than any short-term economic agenda.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council has announced its support of a $100 million co-investment from Coca-Cola Amatil and the Victorian government to SPC Ardmona, but says the investment needs to be followed by regulatory reform.
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Coca-Cola Amatil and the Victorian government have announced a new $100 million investment plan to assist fruit processor SPC Ardmona and the Goulburn Valley.
Newcastle resident, Linda Drummond has pioneered a movement on social media in support of struggling Australian fruit and vegetable processor, SPC Ardmona in the form of #SPCSunday.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stood firm on his decision to reject SPC Ardmona’s plea for assistance, stating that the decision is final and will not be swayed by efforts from liberal MP Sharman Stone, who called upon cabinet to reconsider.
The Anti-Dumping Commission has reduced the tariffs placed on prepared and preserved tomatoes exported from Italy.
Fruit processor SPC Ardmona is setting the record straight in regards to its workers’ allowances and conditions, arguing that recent claims made by the federal government are untrue.
Daniel Andrews, the leader of the Opposition in Victoria, has pledged $30 million to struggling fruit processor SPC Ardmona if it’s successful in the November election.
The political lobbying accompanying the government’s decision to withhold financial support from SPC Ardmona has overshadowed the big structural issues facing Australia’s preserved food industry.
The federal government has rejected the bid by the embattled food processing company SPC Ardmona for $25 million, in a victory for the Liberal economic “dries” and “a marker” for industry policy.
It seems unlikely that fruit processor SPC Ardmona will receive government aid with prime minister Tony Abbott encouraging the brand to get its own house in order.
Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce has announced that Australian table grape producers should soon be able to export to the Korean market following the finalisation of associated trade conditions.
A national shortage of avocados has pushed the prices of the fruit up to $50 a tray at Melbourne’s wholesale market equating to around $3.80 per piece of fruit in stores.
Supermarket giant Coles has launched a new healthy eating campaign in conjunction with one of Australia’s best known marketers for fresh fruit and vegetables, Perfection Fresh.