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Chopping veggies cuts freshness expectations

07-Mar-2017
Consumers’ convenience kick is affecting how shoppers perceive vegetable freshness, but proper..

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Speaker program launches for Hort Connections 2017

02-Mar-2017
With less than three months to go before Hort Connections kicks off on Monday 15 May, all signs are ..

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Nursery and Garden Industry Australia joins Hort Connections 2017 as co-host

28-Feb-2017
The very beginning of the Australian horticulture supply chain will be represented at Hort Connectio..

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AUSVEG welcomes proposed reforms to Hort Code

13-Feb-2017
The leading national body representing Australian vegetable growers has welcomed future reforms to t..

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Kitchen creativity helps Aussies reach health goals

13-Feb-2017
More than a third of Australians would like to eat more vegetables, according to research commission..

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Latest country of origin reforms a welcome step

09-Feb-2017
The latest reforms to Australia’s country of origin labelling system have been welcomed by the..

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Driving a 40 per cent rise in vegetable exports

31-Jan-2017
The future is bright for Australia’s vegetable industry, following the release of an industry ..

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Aldi continues to make strides in Aussie fresh veg market

25-Jan-2017
Discount supermarket chain Aldi is continuing to make its mark on Australian shoppers, with consu..

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Potatoes South Australia signs up as Hort Connections 2017 co-host

18-Jan-2017
PMA Australia-New Zealand (PMA A-NZ) and AUSVEG are pleased to announce that Potatoes ..

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FMA and CMAA come on board as Hort Connections 2017 co-hosts and exclusive Trade Show sponsors

12-Jan-2017
Fresh Markets Australia (FMA) and the Central Markets Association of Australia ..

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Potato growers using social media to raise awareness of industry research and mental health issues

06-Jan-2017
A Victorian potato grower is using social media to ensure the next generation o..

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No silent nights this Christmas as Australians rev up their juicers

20-Dec-2016
While the northern hemisphere enjoys a white Christmas ringing with sleigh bells, Australians are lo..

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AUSVEG applauds Commonwealth government’s commitment to Red imported fire ant eradication

19-Dec-2016
National vegetable and potato industry body AUSVEG has today applauded the Commonwealth government&r..

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Aussie carrots helping kids keep an eye out for Santa

16-Dec-2016
With Christmas just around the corner, Aussie parents are making sure their kids stay off Santa&rsqu..

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Vegetable industry warns against unwelcome guests this holiday season

14-Dec-2016
With populations of the deadly red imported fire ant threatening to spread across Australia, leading..

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Veg industry teaching kids their ABCs - Artichokes, Broccoli and Carrots

13-Dec-2016
The vegetable industry has teamed up with scientists and educational researchers to combat concerns ..

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AUSVEG announces James Whiteside as new CEO

09-Dec-2016
Leading Australian vegetable industry body AUSVEG has announced the appointment of James Whiteside a..

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Flavours of Asia to trend on Aussie plates into 2017

09-Dec-2016
The flavours of some of our nearest neighbours are continuing to inspire Australian home chefs, with..

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AUSVEG strongly condemns mistreatment of labour in the industry

05-Dec-2016
National vegetable industry body AUSVEG has today strongly condemned any and all mistreatment or und..

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AUSVEG welcomes backpacker tax resolution

02-Dec-2016
AUSVEG has welcomed the resolution of the damaging and hard fought ‘backpacker tax’ issu..

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