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Zespri Global Revenue Exceeded by Leaps and Bounds

Zespri achieved a milestone accomplishment for the 2021/22 season, with total global fruit sales income topping NZ$4 billion for the first time, thanks to...

Potato Growers Say Rising Costs are Exposing them to Risks

Costs are spiralling out of control, exerting pressure on Tasmanian potato producers who may have to switch crops. Leigh Elphinstone, a farmer from Sisters...

Pomegranate Demands Exceed Supply

In its first season of commercial production, a Western Australian pomegranate grower was unable to meet the high demand for the fruit. Bassam Al...

Overall Orange Conditions Remain Similar to Last Year’s

As a result of recurring outbreaks of Covid-19, importers have faced significant hurdles in recent years. Importers face a great deal of unpredictability in...

New Seedless Grape Variants Lead to Increased Consumption

With the advent of new seedless cultivars, table grape consumption has changed dramatically in Brazil. "Table grapes were a low-value produce in Brazil, and...

Mushroom Meatery Showcases Special Combinations

Instead of handing out mushroom cheerios to youngsters, a butcher in New South Wales opened the world's first "mushroom meatery" last month to help...

Is the Vegetable Greenhouse Chain Capable of Bearing Costs?

Who will be responsible for the rising costs? That is the question on everyone's mind in the greenhouse vegetable industry. No one had an...

Chicken Processors to Amend Unfair Contracts

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has wrangled concessions from Australia's largest chicken meat manufacturers in order to make some of their contracts...

Wage Costs and Labour Issues Force Agencies to Sell

Mark Allison, CEO of Elders, believes that generational transition in the farm services industry, combined with growing wage costs and labour shortages, will force...

Upcoming Changes in the Salmon Industry?

Under a state government that has encouraged and promoted the industry's expansion, a legislative probe into Tasmania's disputed salmon business identified difficulties with environmental...