Technology news from Produce Plus

Technology news stories with a direct relevance to the fresh produce business in Australia and New Zealand, including updates on production and harvesting systems, sorting and grading machinery, packaging, coldstorage and controlled atmosphere, digital management, robots and automation, vertical farming, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

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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

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

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

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The Yield’s Digital Playbooks deliver

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

Australian ag-tech company uses AI-algorithms to make microclimate predictions

Mitolo Family Farms

Mitolo partners with Radford Software

2021-12-06T00:54:49+00:00By

Australian fresh produce heavyweight looks to streamline operations across value chain

Smart Farm Australia

Ag-tech facility breaks new ground

2021-11-24T07:16:57+00:00By

Australian growers to benefit from access to cutting edge ag-tech solutions

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LaManna ready for life after lockdown

2021-11-19T01:48:49+00:00By

Anthony Di Pietro talks openly about challenges the company has overcome over the last two years

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CBA offers discounted loans for farmers

2021-11-18T03:52:14+00:00By

Leading bank launches pilot loan programme aimed at financing upgrades to reduce farm emissions

AgPick

Rising interest in AgPick

2021-11-10T01:19:32+00:00By

Australian-developed technology primed for changes to country’s Horticulture Award

Perfection Fresh augmented reality

Perfection Fresh harnesses augmented reality

2021-11-10T00:01:44+00:00By

Interactive experience teaches consumers about fresh produce farming, health and nutrition

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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

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Rain hits Australian macadamia crop

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

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

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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