Changes to import regulations could see Australian mangoes and lychees destined for the United States.
More than 200 jobs at Simplot’s Devonport factory could be secured following a new five year contract with supermarket giant Coles.
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New Melbourne based social wholesale food business, Spade & Barrow have developed a holistic approach to their operations by advocating a direct plough approach which ensures that farmers are able to harvest their entire crop – irrespective of size and shape.
Research proving that the world’s first low GI Carisma potato was developed in South Australia will be presented at an international nutrition conference in Spain this week.
Food processor, Simplot, has been told the annual water bill for its Devonport factory could increase by $2 million, threatening the facility’s future and the jobs of its 300 employees.
The destruction of unwanted stone fruit trees in Victoria’s troubled Goulburn Valley region has began.
Orchardists in Victoria’s troubled Goulburn Valley region are calling upon supermarket giant Coles to follow Woolworths’ lead by committing to source only Australian fruit for its private label products.
The Fair Work Ombudsman will return to Caboolture Strawberry Farms this week to ensure that businesses are meeting their workplace obligations.
Peak body for the Australian Fruit Juice industry, Fruit Juice Australia (FJA) has hit back at the Dieticians Association of Australia for comments in an article published by the Age.
Farmers across Australia are calling upon the Nation’s major political parties to announce policies on food labelling this election.
Supermarket chain, Aldi, has partnered with CHEP to release a new reusable plastic ‘Gen 3’ crate for use in the fresh produce industry.
Food processing giant Simplot will receive payroll tax rebates from the NSW government over the next three years while the company reviews its operations.
Pakistani mangoes will soon be stocked in Australian supermarkets and fruit stores following approval from the Australian Department of Agriculture and Forestry (DAFF).
A recent study has found that global warming is causing apples to lose some of their crunch.
Spanish company Laser Food has introduced a new method of identifying various fruits that need to be peeled prior to consumption.
Woolworths has announced a $7 million deal with SPC Ardmona, which will see the supermarket giant replacing imported fruit for its Woolworths Select range with produce from Goulburn Valley growers.
With the global population set to soar and the growth of our agricultural industry threatened by climate change and competing land uses, Australia needs to toss out food waste – and packaging is the key.
Australian oranges are increasing in demand in the Americas due to a shortage in Californian navels and a delay in Chile’s citrus season.
Consumers are turning their back on Sicilian blood oranges, instead preferring the Australian-grown variety, says the MD of Redbelly Citrus.