Australia’s well-known scientific body, the CSIRO, has discovered the science demonstrating that a certain type of pear can prevent a hangover by consumption before heavy alcohol intake. Those looking...

First ‘FruitBar’ fresh fruit vending machine launches at Queensland hospital Following the success of the ‘BananaBar’ vending machine, a vending machine that offers a range of ‘Peak Season Fruits’...

SPC Ardmona will not receive Government grants The Australian Government’s decision not to invest $25 million as a one-off grant for CCA’s fruit and vegetable processing subsidiary SPC Ardmona has...

Supermarket giant Woolworths has signed a $7 million deal with troubled Australian food manufacturer SPC Ardmona. The deal will see apricots, peaches, apples and pears from Victoria’s Goulburn Valley...

Australian Pears, the industry body for Australian pear growers, has teamed up with Australian cooks and chefs, including Maggie Beer and Vincent Gadan, to release a cookbook called ‘Rediscover Australian...

Australian industry groups are offering support to 170 Goulburn Valley fruitgrowers after food processing company SPC Ardmona said it would not be taking their produce from 1 May 2013. The Company, which...

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has begun using a new pest control technique to combat moth infestation by turning the insects gay. Three orchards are now established using the new technique, which...

Australian apple and pear growers are extremely concerned with the provisional final Import Risk Analysis (IRA) for apples from China.   APAL spokesperson on biosecurity issues and chairman of the Fire...

What will be the effects of predicted temperature increases on fruit crops in the future? How will climate policies like the federal government’s proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme affect...

Australians are combating the increased living costs with ‘tactical shopping’; buying seasonal fruit when it’s at its best price and buying in bulk, according to the results of the Australian...