Biosecurity South Australia has issued a recall of all mangoes supplied by a Queensland producer after discovering an infestation of Queensland fruit fly larvae. The unnamed supplier has been forced to...

A Melbourne TAFE is now offering courses in greengrocery. From February 2018, Melbourne Polytechnic is offering a Certificate II and Certificate III in Greengrocery. Melbourne Polytechnic says it is the...

Australian family-owned fresh produce company Montague have announced they are launching a debut apple brand named Kissabel that is ‘red inside’. Kissabel apples have been grown by an international...

Hong Kong consumers will soon be tasting Western Australian grown Granny Smith apples thanks to a WA food group. The apples were sent upon request with WA’s Southern Forests Food Council (SFFC) fulfilling...

Australian Food News recently interviewed Martin Halphen, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of fruit and milk delivery service, The Fruit Box. He offered the following tips and advice for other food companies....

A new major freeze-drying manufacturing facility has opened on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Owned and operated by Freeze Dry Industries, the site will use the latest technology to freeze dry Australia...

A suspected case of Panama fungal disease has been found at a Queensland banana plant. Panama is a disease affecting banana plants, is resistant to pesticide and affects their ability to produce fruit. After...

Demand for Australian fruit, especially mandarins, continues to increase in Thailand, on the back of targeted trade promotional campaigns like the annual ‘Australia Now! In Season’ initiative. ‘Australia...

Australian researchers have developed a banana rich in pro-vitamin A to help address nutrition deficiencies. It is estimated that 650, 000 – 700, 0000 children worldwide die from pro-vitamin A deficiency...

Australian grapes are back in demand across Korea, after a joint rebranding and promotional campaign helped convey the taste and quality of the fruit to consumers and wholesalers. The need for the campaign...