Canned food brand, SPC, has launched a 100 percent Australian grown baked beans product.
A NSW beetroot farmer has bought most of the processing lines from the collapsed Windsor Farm Foods cannery in an effort to establish his own vegetable processing facility.
Berri Truly, an orange juice imported from Mexico under the Berri brand has come under further pressure from independent senator Nick Xenophon, and state member for Chaffey, Tim Whetstone.
The Federal Government has refused to fund the removal of fruit trees from Victoria’s troubled Goulburn Valley region.
The Australian cider industry has expressed concern over potential health risks associated with the influx of imported concentrate used by major cider brands.
Aussie consumers are increasingly moving away from consuming oranges in favour of mandarins due to the ease of consumption.
Vegetable growers across the country are calling for the resignation of AusVeg chairman, John Brent amid the collapse his Queensland vegetable processor, Bunny Bites.
A Queensland research project is looking into why avocados bruise so easily and how they can be prevented, with one in three avocados considered a disappointment by consumers.
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The recently announced anti-dumping investigations don’t go far enough in supporting Australia’s fruit and vegetable producers, KAP leader Bob Katter says.
One of Australia’s largest food processors, SPC Ardmona, has had its anti-dumping case approved for formal investigation by the new Australian Anti-Dumping Commission.
Australian fruit exporters will now have easier access to the Philippines under a new agreement between the Aussie and Filipino governments’ agricultural departments.
Tony Galati, one of WA’s biggest fruit and vegetables growers, is taking on Coles and Woolworths by launching his own big-box liquor store.
The peak industry body for the Apple and Pear Industry, Apple and Pear Australia (APAL) has announced that John Dollisson will be taking over the chief executive position from October.
A new government grant, funded by carbon tax revenue, is expected to save fruit growers as much as 20 percent on their energy bills.
The Mackay family, Australia’s biggest producer of bananas, has expanded its geographic footprint into Cape York Peninsula to avoid cyclones.
According to research data from Innova Market Insights, healthy flavours and a growing interest in ‘superfruits’ will dictate the next round of flavour developments in the soft drink industry.
The productivity commission will be undertaking two six-month inquiries into whether the food processing industry will need World Trade Organisation emergency safeguards.
A new proposal will be put before the Victoria Farmers Federation (VFF) at a conference in Melbourne tomorrow which will potentially force major supermarket chains to sell only Australian grown fruit.
Kagome Australia, the country’s last major tomato processor, has thrown its weight behind a Productivity Commission review into processed fruit imports, arguing Australian brands can’t compete in today’s marketplace.