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

NZ apples

NZ pipfruit forecast revised


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

Mango - Australian Mangoes

Green light for mango projects


Australian industry secures multimillion-dollar funding for two programmes

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Flavorite takes on brand new look


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

WA Farm Direct 1

Bravo season underway


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

Maersk cold chain facility New Zealand

Maersk announces NZ cold chain facility


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


Fruit Logistica's new logo

New brand identity for Fruit Logistica


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


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

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Pink Lady breeder John Cripps dies aged 95


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

Gail and David Littleproud

FMA approved for government grant


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


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Claire McClelland AFPA Cropped

AFPA appoints new CEO


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


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

Credit - Australian Macadamia Society

Rain hits Australian macadamia crop


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

Foto: Maersk

Record first-quarter results for Maersk


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

Harris Farm Markets Canberra

Harris Farm Markets expands into Canberra


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