TASMANIA’S fledging hazelnut industry is about to take off as demand for locally grown nuts soars.
JUDGING garlic is a painstaking exercise with tears shed to find the best bulbs from across the country.
ALL imported berries from factories in China linked to the hepatitis A health scare will now be screened.
DEMAND for Tasmanian-grown berries is booming in the wake of the scare over imported frozen fruit.
THE Chinese government has reportedly inspected the frozen berry packing plant implicated in Australia’s hepatitis A outbreak.
A TRADE mission to stimulate Japanese demand for Australian table grapes has kicked off tonight.
CONSUMER choice is being stifled because of restrictive deals, says the peak craft brewers group.
THE contamination scare involving imported berries has opened consumers’ eyes to the inadequacy of Australia’s labelling laws, Tasmanian vegetable growers say.
A FOURTH fruit fly has been found in inner-city Auckland.
“BERTIE beetle” could hold the key to giving Australia more chocolate.
UPDATE: FIVE more fruit fly outbreaks have been declared in the supposed Sunraysia pest free area.
CHINESE berries have such a bad reputation that even the locals don’t want to eat them — instead they are desperate to purchase Aussie-grown fruit.