Supply news from Produce Plus

Coverage of local and international fruit and vegetable suppliers in Australia and New Zealand, including news and analysis of key areas such as production, trade, exports, logistics, and research and development.

Australian Citrus boxes

Indian tariff relief for Australian citrus


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

Australian table grapes

Australian produce delegation travels to Japan


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

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Maersk and IBM throw blockchain system overboard


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

(l-r) Bryce Huggins, Troy Huggins and Jake Huggins from Huggins Organic Farms

Consumers keen for organic produce at Coles


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

Zespri Kiwifruit orchard

Zespri releases climate change adaptation plan


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

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Driscoll’s Sweetest Batch strawberries get Australia-wide launch


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

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Zespri updates 2022/23 forecast


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

Stephen McCutcheon Elke Cleverdon and Jan Vydra Hort Innovation board

Hort Innovation welcomes two new directors


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

GBC2022 Lidl Agrovision

Global Berry Congress makes impressive return


Retailers including Aldi, Lidl, Delhaize, ICA and M&S among those who attended the leading event for the global berry business

DE Fruit Logistica Fresh Produce Forum

Fruit Logistica 2023: expert advice and practical solutions for all

2022-11-16T14:05:00+00:00In partnership with Fruit Logistica

Event programme for world’s leading fresh produce trade show in Berlin offers visitors valuable information to make better business decisions


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Daintree Fresh upgrades for export


Australian melon grower receives grant to upgrade packing facilities bolstering its export capabilities

Reed avocados

Reed avocado breakthrough commercialised


Commercial-scale tissue culture propagation technology for Reed avocado rootstock licenced in Australia

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Uncover new berry trends at Global Berry Congress 2022


Fruitnet’s annual event for the international berry business returns to Rotterdam on 15 November

AU Mangoes three cut

Australian mango express heads to Korea


First-ever direct shipment of Northern Territory mangoes to Korea flown by Cathay Pacific


PlantTech enters liquidation


New Zealand horticulture research institute ceases operation after research revenue and government funding dry up