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Indian tariff relief for Australian citrus

2022-12-05T23:28:00+00:00By

Australian industry welcomes new FTA, which is set to provide a boost for citrus exporters

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Australian produce delegation travels to Japan

2022-12-05T00:41:00+00:00By

Major fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers set off to strengthen industry relationships in key Asian market

Ausveg chair Bill Bulmer

Ausveg welcomes new directors

2022-12-02T05:44:00+00:00By

Two new grower directors appointed and Victorian vegetable grower Bill Bulmer re-elected as chair

Asiafruit Congress global suppliers panel

Asiafruit Congress: global suppliers weather challenges

2022-12-02T05:15:00+00:00By

Panel of global suppliers underlines commitment to Asian markets amid impacts of shipping turmoil, inflation and lockdowns

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Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard

2022-12-01T11:17:00+00:00By

Full collaboration across the entire global shipping business could not be achieved, admits carrier

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Asia Fruit Logistica heads back to Hong Kong

2022-12-01T08:11:00+00:00By

Asia’s premier fresh fruit and vegetable trade show returns to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong on 6-8 September 2023

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Consumers keen for organic produce at Coles

2022-12-01T00:39:00+00:00By

Retailer expands range to meet increasing demand for organic fruits and vegetables

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DAFF’s David Ironside takes on import role

2022-12-01T00:35:00+00:00By

AHEIA welcomes DAFF’s appointment of former plant export operations manager to import role

Zespri Kiwifruit orchard

Zespri releases climate change adaptation plan

2022-11-30T04:34:00+00:00By

Kiwifruit marketer’s plan outlines how industry will respond the effects of a changing climate

Pye Group - Parilla Premium Potatoes Packing Facility

Pye Group opens potato packing facility

2022-11-30T01:04:00+00:00By

New facility is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere according to leading Australian potato supplier

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Driscoll’s Sweetest Batch strawberries get Australia-wide launch

2022-11-29T03:37:00+00:00By

New strawberry offering for the Australian market officially launches across the country this summer

Catherine Velisha

IFPA A-NZ announces new directors

2022-11-29T01:01:00+00:00By

Kate Bryant, Dean Gall, Tim Nitschke, and Catherine Velisha take on new positions

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Zespri updates 2022/23 forecast

2022-11-28T07:32:00+00:00By

Second full estimate sees per tray returns for SunGold kiwifruit decline from August 2022 forecast, Green returns steady

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Hort Innovation welcomes two new directors

2022-11-28T06:11:00+00:00By

Elke Cleverdon and Stephen McCutcheon join board of grower-owned research and development corporation

Joe Moro A Moro & Sons Growcom chair

Growcom announces new chair

2022-11-28T02:56:00+00:00By

Joe Moro of Moro & Sons will head the board of Queensland’s peak horticulture body