Growers in one of Australia’s largest winter crop regions have experienced more than $100 million worth of damage after Cyclone Debbie hit the Bowen Gumlu region late last week. The Bowen Gumlu region,...

Aldi Australia is taking steps to broaden its fresh produce offering by moving to a centralised buying model. The move has seen it advertise for three Fresh Produce Buying Managers to work out of its Australian...

Aussie Apples is banking on Netball Australia to promote its fruit, signing a six-figure sponsorship deal with the sporting organisation. Valued at AUD $600, 000, the deal includes the supply of apples...

IBISWorld says its research indicates the backpacker tax will negatively affect a number of Australian industries, including agribusiness. As of 1 January 2017, those on working holiday visas have to pay...

Two Australian start-ups are tackling food wastage in Australia. Australian Food News looks at the case studies of RipeNear.Me and Yume: Unilever Continental teams up with RipeNear.Me Unilever’s Continental...

The Australian Federal Government has announced its response to the review of the Horticulture Code of Conduct. Announced by South Australian Senator, Anne Ruston, she said the government carefully considered...

Australian citrus exporters have had another record year. Between January and November 2016 total citrus exports were just under 220, 000 tonnes, equalling AUD $335 million in value. David Daniels from...

One of Australia’s major fruit producers and marketers, Montague, is selling ranges of stone fruit under new brands. The first new brand, Montague Tree, sells peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums. The...

CSIRO scientists have had a breakthrough which will allow for the world’s strongest material to become more commercially viable thanks to soybeans. The world’s strongest material, graphene, is a thin...

Horticulture Innovation Australia has released a new industry strategy which aims to increase the value of vegetable exports to $315 million by 2020. This would be a 40 per cent increase on what is currently...