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News updates for the fresh produce business in Australia and New Zealand.

NZ apples

NZ pipfruit forecast revised

2022-05-20T03:06:00+01:00By

Adverse weather and labour shortages take toll on apple and pear harvest

Mango - Australian Mangoes

Green light for mango projects

2022-05-19T03:42:00+01:00By

Australian industry secures multimillion-dollar funding for two programmes

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Flavorite takes on brand new look

2022-05-19T00:16:00+01:00By

Australian fresh produce company reveals updated brand after nearly 30 years of operation

WA Farm Direct 1

Bravo season underway

2022-05-18T08:22:00+01:00By

Rising production volumes help meet increased demand for West Australian-bred apple

Maersk cold chain facility New Zealand

Maersk announces NZ cold chain facility

2022-05-18T05:41:00+01:00By

New 45,000m2 integrated cold chain facility scheduled to open late 2023 in Waikato District

Conversations

Fruit Logistica's new logo

New brand identity for Fruit Logistica

2022-05-17T09:41:00+01:00By

The world’s leading fruit and vegetable trade exhibition has updated its logo and event branding

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MOYA finalists announced

2022-05-15T23:07:00+01:00By Fruitnet Media International

Premier marketing award for Australasian fresh produce and floral industries attracts strong field of entries

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Woolworths launches in-store vertical farm

2022-05-13T01:34:00+01:00By

Partnership with InvertiGro will see fresh herbs grown in Metro Park Sydney Village store

Foto: Pink Lady

Pink Lady breeder John Cripps dies aged 95

2022-05-12T07:06:00+01:00By

West Australian horticulturalist was responsible for Cripps Pink and Cripps Red apple varieties

Gail and David Littleproud

FMA approved for government grant

2022-05-11T23:30:00+01:00By

FreshData project to benefit from over A$500,000 in federal funding

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AFPA appoints new CEO

2022-05-11T07:32:00+01:00By

Claire McClelland will succeed Michael Rogers as head of Australian Fresh Produce Alliance

R and R Smith organic apples compostable packaging TIPA

R&R Smith adopts home compostable packaging

2022-05-11T02:54:00+01:00By

Australian organic apple supplier to utilise TIPA’s compostable produce bags for 1.5kg offering

Credit - Australian Macadamia Society

Rain hits Australian macadamia crop

2022-05-08T23:35:00+01:00By

Forecast reduced after major weather event in New South Wales and Queensland

Foto: Maersk

Record first-quarter results for Maersk

2022-05-06T08:40:00+01:00By

Q1 saw the ”best earnings quarter ever” with growth across Ocean, Logistics and Terminals

Harris Farm Markets Canberra

Harris Farm Markets expands into Canberra

2022-05-06T07:19:00+01:00By

Retailer’s first store in the nation’s capital to be located in Majura Park retail precinct at Canberra Airport