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Fresh produce

Fresh produce Archives

ACCC to investigate “cartel concerns” in fresh food following Kaufland exit

Competition watchdog calls for information about alleged agreements between suppliers to withhold supply from the German...

Agri minister urges supermarkets to support farmers in “tangible” way

Supermarkets urged to do more for farmers as consumers warned fresh produce will rise.

Australian Superfood Co explores nourishing natives

Australian start-up explore the benefits of eating native, sustainable produce.

The case of the pirated blueberries: courts flex new muscle to protect plant breeders

Australia’s intellectual property law was changed last February to give courts more options to protect plant breeders’ r...

Metro meet servo: Caltex and Woolworths launch fresh convenience offer

The first of the service station supermarkets opens today, with two more planned for the coming months.

Coles expands eBay offering with addition of fresh and frozen goods

Coles on eBay adds delivery windows to allow consumers to choose the most convenient delivery time.

Farm2Market launches fresh food delivery service

Seasonal fruits and vegetables, dairy, nuts and poultry products from the farm available for home delivery.

The demand for luxury shellfish is polluting the ocean with plastic

The economic gain of farming sashimi for a select market is not worth the environmental cost.

Focus on fresh, local produce the winning formula for IGA retailers

Metcash-owned supermarket chain IGA honours independent retail owners at Awards of Excellence.

Coles to work with unions on safer conditions for fresh food workers

Supermarket giant Coles aims to promote better transparency and end-to-end compliance within its supply chains.

Multicultural consumers present growth opportunity in fresh produce

Ethnic households spend over $45 more on fruit and veg compared with non-ethnic counterparts.

Red kiwifruit goes on trial in NZ

Zespri is eager to get feedback from consumers and retailers about the taste, colour, shelf-life and storage handling of...

Ugly veg: supermarkets aren’t the biggest food wasters – you are

Research shows about 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted worldwide yearly.

Poll: Time to ditch plastic packaging on fresh produce?

Supermarkets in New Zealand recently reported a rise in sales of "nude" veggies that have no plastic packaging.

Kaufland embracing imperfections of oddly shaped veg

The supermarket is fighting food waste by offering fruit and veg with "visual defects" at lower prices.

Pregnant woman finds needles in grapes

Victorian police are investigating the matter.

Foodstuffs freezes distribution of Australian strawberries

More dangerous punnets were discovered in South Australia and NSW over the weekend.

Disgruntled ex-employee suspected of tampering with strawberries

Several incidents reported in which sewing needles were found in the fruits.

Coles donates truck of fresh produce to SecondBite

Supermarket donation to community includes fresh fruits and veggies.