AUSTRALIAN CHERRY INDUSTRY BROCHURE
Glama Pak and Visy have been a great supporters of the Australian cherry industry for many years and as the industry continues to expand, they will continue to provide customers with the innovative, protective and eye-catching packaging, meeting the needs of both domestic and international markets.
Tuesday, 9 January 2018
New fumigation requirements for China are available on MICoR
Friday, 5 January 2018
Rain dampens record crop predictions
Cherry Growers Australia president Tom Eastlake says pre-harvest predictions of a record national crop have been curtailed by large amounts of unseasonal rain across growing areas, but this year’s crop is still expected to be bigger than last year’s, which was two-thirds down on the previous year. “We are unsure as to whether we will see a record, but we expect significant volumes of cherries to satisfy demand,” he told The Weekly Times. “Saying that, we have seen prices steady and firm since the recent weather events and we expect that to continue.”
Source: The Weekly Times
Monday, 27 November 2017
The Federal Government has struck a deal to allow fresh cherries from Australia’s mainland to be airfreighted to China. The move, announced as part of market access reforms that will also see Australian peaches, plums and apricots gain access to the lucrative Chinese market, is considered a major win for the industry. Changes to fumigation requirements mean cherries from mainland Australia can potentially be on Chinese supermarket shelves within 48 to 72 hours of harvest. While Australian cherries have had access to China since 2013, only Tasmanian cherries could be airfreighted, due to fruit fly concerns.
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- AustSafe Super
- BBC Technologies
- Colin Campbell Chemicals
- C.T. Freight Pty Ltd
- Graham's Factree
- Sumitomo Chemical Australia
- Tanuki Pty Ltd
- Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
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