The business of Australia’s largest fresh potato supplier, Oakville Produce, has been sold. The purchaser is the fresh produce group Mitolo, which has acquired Oakville’s South Australian based farms...

Australians are willing to pay more for loose washed and organic loose potatoes according to new consumer research.   The Potato Tracker report, conducted by consumer research organisation Colmar...

New quantified research has confirmed that Australians prefer to purchase pre-packaged potatoes rather than potatoes on the loose. The latest report from AUSVEG consumer research project, Potato Tracker,...

Potato extract may control obesity, study A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to research from McGill University in Canada. The...

Potato Tracker project reveals taste and convenience key factors to increase Australian spud consumption Australian consumers are buying potatoes for taste and convenience, and are keen to purchase more,...

Vegetable growers demand stronger Country of Origin labelling enforcement Australian vegetable and potato growers representative body AusVeg has backed the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) criticisms...

Australian and State and Territory governments must buy Australian, AusVeg Australian vegetable and potato growers’ representative body AusVeg has called for Australia to follow the UK’s lead and put...

France has introduced a new “homemade” label for chefs cooking meals from scratch, because microwaved or pre-packaged dishes had become more common. France introduces ‘home made’ label for restaurants A...

More Australian vegetables to hit Asian markets Containers of world-class Australian vegetables have left for Singaporean and Taiwanese shores, following the industry’s most successful Reverse Trade...

Coles’ potato crisps deal with Tyrrells, Australian vegetable-processing revival predicted Australian supermarket group Coles has reached an exclusive supply deal with one of England’s biggest...