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fruit Archives

Panama disease suspected at QLD banana farm

Farmers urged to maintain strict biosecurity practices after suspected case detected on a Tully Valley banana farm.

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...

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...

Murray River Organics launches branded ranges to grow Asian market

The Australian fruit wholesaler launched two new ranges at Foodex Japan.

Ruby Rise Papaya comes to Coles

Australia's latest papaya brand is targeting young families, millennials, Gen Y and Gen X .

Costa sees shares drop 40 per cent following subdued demand for veg

The fruit and vegetable grower revealed that January trading conditions are slower than planned.

SA HepA infections linked to pomegranate

There are 11 cases of hepatitis A linked to the product nationally.

SPC celebrates 100th year

Aussie fruit company recently voted one of the top 20 brands consumers can’t live without.

Montague announces surprise tasting of JAZZ apples

The fruit grower celebrates its tenth anniversary harvest.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group buys Bai Brands

The deal is expected to close early next year.

‘Healthy’ fast food chains not living up to their claims

Are so-called ‘healthier’ fast food chains misleading consumers?

Bananas not under threat: Qld professor

Reports of the imminent death of bananas have been greatly exaggerated, says the academic.

NT farm linked to salmonella rockmelon

Health authorities in Australia continue to find the source of the outbreak.

Pomegranate key to anti-ageing: scientists

Research shows the anti-ageing properties of pomegranate.

Aussie Farmers Direct, Daily Fresh tie up

The partnership is set to add hundreds of fresh produce lines to Daily Fresh Food range.

New apple variety out in the market

Apple growers and marketers introduce a sweet green apple with non-browning features.

Fresh produce labelling in the spotlight

Consumers say fruit and vegetable provenance is more important than ever as calls to reform labelling system mount.