TasFoods is expanding its portfolio of premium Tasmanian dairy brands with the acquisition of the Betta Milk Co-Operative Society Limited business. TasFoods and Betta Milk today announced that an agreement has been assets and brands. Established in 1956, Betta Milk has a reputation as a leading producer of fresh Tasmanian milk. The sale agreement includes … Continue reading TasFoods buys Betta Milk
Northern Tasmania will again be able to export fruit to Japan after Japan reinstated its fruit fly free status. The news came after work from the Australian agriculture department, which resulted in Japan accepting evidence around eradication of fruit flies from the northern Tasmanian region. Federal minister for agriculture David Littleproud said although the cherry … Continue reading Japan allows Northern Tasmanian fruit exports after fruit fly eradication
Northern Tasmania was officially reinstated as a Pest Free Area on January 9, opening the door to domestic trade. Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud and Senator for Tasmania Steve Martin welcomed the news as a positive step forward for the local horticultural industry. “Northern Tasmania is officially fruit fly free,” Minister Littleproud said. “No fruit … Continue reading Northern Tasmania declared fruit fly free
Fonterra Australia is matching its push to secure additional milk volumes with more than $165 million in capital expenditure in this financial year at key sites.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has approved the $280 million sale of Australia’s largest dairy farming business to the Chinese-owned Moon Lake Investments.
Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron is preparing a bid to buy Australia’s largest dairy farm in an attempt to stop overseas buyers taking control.
Tasmanian berry producer, Westerway Raspberry Farm is teaming up with Coles to put Tasmanian-grown berries in supermarket freezers around the nation.
Westerway Raspberry Farm was established forty years ago by the Clark Family on 150 acres of the fertile river flats of the Tyenna River on what were old hop fields to supply the local fresh fruit trade and for processing.
Tasmanian salmon producer Tassal has received an Australian Business Award for Sustainability.