Vegetables stall at the Or Tor Kor market in Bangkok (2019)
August 05, 2020
AUSVEG has welcomed the announcement from Agriculture Minister David Littleproud that two key commitments are now realised under the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), which will improve market access for Australian potato exporters into the Thai market.
McCain Foods Australia - Ballarat plant invests big in solar
July 15, 2020
In the race to decarbonise the economy, industrial processing is a tough nut to crack given the amount of heat needed to process goods.
Rain decimates Tasmanian potato crop; processors fear European spuds will be dumped on Aussie market
May 18, 2020
Tasmanian potato growers, who produce the bulk of Australia’s French fries, are having a disastrous harvest. Months of wet weather is making it impossible to get onto paddocks in parts of the state.
AUSVEG welcomes McDonald’s CoOL commitment, urges other fast food outlets to follow suit
April 27, 2020
AUSVEG, the peak industry body for Australia’s vegetable and potato growers, has welcomed McDonald’s commitment to display the country of origin of the ingredients in their products.
tna Reaffirms Aftermarket Commitment with New Appointment
April 08, 2020
Raj Singh joins the team as Group Aftermarket & Services Manager.
Statement from AUSVEG and PMA-ANZ regarding Hort Connections 2020
March 20, 2020
AUSVEG and the Produce Marketing Association of Australia – New
Zealand (PMA-ANZ) have decided to postpone Hort Connections 2020, which was
due to be held from 15-17 June 2020 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Transforming potato waste into a new industry for Australia
March 06, 2020
Four of the largest potato producers in Australia want to convert 100% of their potato waste into commercial benefit through their partnership with the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Smith’s new lamington flavoured chip has Aussies torn
December 18, 2019
In Australia, Smith’s has announced they’re releasing a new sweet potato chip and not everyone is convinced the unorthodox flavour will be a hit.
World Potato Congress 2023 to be held in Adelaide, South Australia
October 27, 2019
Adelaide, South Australia has been named as the host city for the 2023 World Potato Congress (WPC), the first time this event has been held in Australia. The announcement was made during Potatoes South Australia’s Annual Industry Dinner and Auction.
Potato Industry on Export Fast-track
October 22, 2019
Backed overwhelmingly by industry, the Potato Growers Association of Western Australia (PGAWA) is moving forward to establish an export entity by May 2020.
tna co-founders appointed to Australian Society of Honour
October 15, 2019
Nadia & Alf Taylor, co-founders of tna, a leading food processing and packaging solutions provider located in Sydney, Australia, were presented with insignias commemorating their appointment as Members (AM) of the Order of Australia.
Tasmanian McCain potato growers gain price increase
September 10, 2019
A long-awaited price increase has come for the state's McCain potato growers. Grower Beau Gooch said the $33 per tonne increase would help put profitability back in the paddock.
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