Western Australia's apple industry has celebrated the first export shipment of Western Australian-bred BRAVOTM branded apples to Singapore.
Horticulture organisation, Growcom, is deeply disappointed by reports that rogue operators have exploited farm workers under the Seasonal Worker Programme.
Hort Innovation has launched the biggest ever trade push in Australian horticulture’s history with an ambitious plan to significantly grow exports by 2025, complementing an investment of more than $10.5M into trade activities in 2017.
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.
AgForce will be part of a high-powered business delegation travelling to Hong Kong in September 2017 to accelerate and activate opportunities for agriculture in the Asian market.
New horticulture trade data reports released by Hort Innovation revealed almond exports sky-rocketed by 74 per cent from 2016 to 2017, and the volume of our nation’s apricot exports tripled, among other findings.
Vegetable farming in Australia has enormous opportunity for growth.
Australian melon growers can again have confidence in secure market access for honeydew and rockmelons, following the end of a temporary import suspension by New Zealand.