Australia’s peak body for the apple and pear sector, Apple and Pear Australia, is encouraging consumers to support Australian growers by choosing local products over imported at the checkout.
With their income from SPC Ardmona cut from this Wednesday, over 130 Goulburn Valley fruit growers are today attending the first of two mass meetings to discuss their future prospects.
Food industry groups say they will lobby the Federal Government for a support package after SPC Ardmona told 170 fruit-growers in the Goulburn Valley they would no longer accept their produce.
Potato company Mondello Farms is in receivership.
Vegetable producer lobby group AusVeg has said that the end of Rosella’s tomato sauce production is part of a wider trend in food manufacturing, which is being hurt by cheap imports.
A pharmacist and local radio commentator has expressed his disgust at marketing tactics recently employed by fruit company Goulburn Valley.
Made with 100 percent Australian vine ripened tomatoes, the Leggo’s Vine Ripe range helps to create delicious, fresh Italian dishes any night of the week.
Goulburn Valley is trying to encourage Australians to eat more fruit by releasing a new range of sliced and packaged apples.
Food manufacturer Heinz is threatening to sue controversial entrepreneur and advocate for Australian business, Dick Smith, who has referred to Heinz’s products as poor quality.
With January seeing four celebrities spruiking four different food products in as many weeks, these new marketing campaigns signal the start of a competitive new year in 2013. Andrew Duffy reports.
New South Wales’ bill following the recent disastrous floods could hit $10 million or more, says the NSW Farmers Association.
The recent floods in Queensland have completely wiped out some citrus orchards and have caused serious damage to many others.
Australia’s vegetable growers are experiencing a “race to the bottom” with an oversupply of produce and weak consumer demand resulting in a slide in prices.
Australian swimming champion Libby Trickett has for the second year in a row been appointed the face of Australian Table Grapes’ Munch-A Bunch-A Grapes campaign.
International research has found that fast food could be linked to severe cases of asthma in youth as well as putting them at risk of allergic diseases.
Kiwifruit prices are due to rise up to 20 percent after the vine disease Psa-V attacked a large portion of this year’s harvest.
This month marks the 10th birthday for beverage manufacturer, nudie. To help celebrate, the Australian brand has released two new products, which are a slight deviation from the brand’s core range.
Model and TV presenter, Rachael Finch is the new ambassador for Australian Summer Stonefruit.
A coconut flavoured pineapple is now in its final stages of production, after more than a decade’s worth of work at The Department of Agriculture’s research station.
Australian cherry growers have contributed financially to a new advertising campaign aimed at driving sales in the build up to Christmas.