CHINESE cherry importers are working with Tasmanian growers to combat counterfeit fruit ahead of an expected spike in sales soon, when tariffs on fruit and vegetables drop. The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture...

Cherry production and cherry exports are booming in Australia and especially in Tasmania. In 2006-7 production in Tasmania was 2000 tonnes of which 300 tonnes were exported; in the 2015-6 season Tasmanian...

Woolworths stocks up big-time for Xmas Woolworths has done its homework and expects to satisfy every Australian’s gastronomic desires this Christmas. Additional staff will be on duty in the stores to...

Melatonin, a hormone secreted by the body, helps control weight gain by stimulating the appearance of ‘beige fat’ that can burn calories instead of storing them, according to new research from Spanish...

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority (APVMA) has made exceptions for some Western Australian fruit and vegetable growers to use a pesticide banned in the rest of Australia. Australian...

Growing evidence about the health benefits of eating cherries has seen a recent popularity boom in the USA of juice products containing cherries, according to research undertaken by international research...

Research findings published today by market researcher Newspoll suggest that almost half of Australians are ‘supermarket grazers’, who admit helping themselves to free produce while shopping in supermarkets. In...

After 10 years of negotiations, U.S. cherries can now be exported to Western Australia, making cherries the first U.S. fresh fruit to gain access to that market. U.S. cherries from California have been...

CSIRO researchers have discovered a new method growers could use to control when their grapes ripen, without affecting wine quality. Grape berry ripening is occurring earlier and the harvest season is...

Tasmanian cherries have appeared in fruit bowls in South Korea for the first time as Australian growers shipped the first-ever consignments to the Land of the Morning Calm in February.After conducting...