Lindi Shull

ACCC Supermarkets Inquiry

Freshmark recently submitted to the ACCC Supermarkets Inquiry. Our submission calls for: 👉 a consistent regulatory framework for all participants across the supply chain👉 an independent complaints process, including the reinstatement of an ombudsman, funded by Government and with a single line of sight across the sector👉 openness to new entrants to the supermarket sector  …

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Freshmark Director represents at the Farm Writer’s Luncheon

Caroline Pisciuneri was an expert panellist at a Farm Writers Association luncheon and spoke on the challenges and opportunities of creating resilient supply chains.  She was joined by two other expert panellists Heidi Bailey Powell, Pacific National and Garry Edwards, AAM Investment Group. The discussion focussed on the resilience of the industry in the face …

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Produce industry welcomes Supply Chain Commissioner commitment

  Photo credit Toby Zerna/Office of the NSW Premier The industry body representing wholesalers, growers, retailers, and others in the fresh produce sector, Freshmark, has welcomed a commitment from the NSW Government to appoint a Supply Chain Commissioner if re-elected in March. Freshmark CEO Meegan George joined the Premier at a press conference announcing the commitment …

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HORTICULTURAL NETTING PROGRAM TRIAL TO OPEN IN NSW

The Australian Government’s Horticultural Netting Program trial is designed to assist horticulturalists to develop resilience and adapt to Australia’s changing climate. Through the program, horticulturalists in NSW will be able to apply for a grant of up to 50% of eligible costs to purchase and install new protective netting, to a maximum of $100,000. The …

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Berry growers need to back export push for good of entire industry

While they may not be directly engaged with it, all berry growers should be supportive of exports. It was one of the themes to emerge from a session on exports at BerryQuest International 2022 on the Gold Coast last month. Delegates heard from Berries Australia export manager Jenny van de Meeberg who gave an update …

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‘A Better Choice’ People’s Choice awards

Fresh Markets Australia (FMA) and the Central Markets Association of Australia (CMAA) are delighted to announce the 2022 ‘A better choice!’ Retailer of the Year, People’s Choice Award Winners. ‘A better choice!’ is the first national program designed to encourage consumers to shop for fresh produce at their local independent fruit and vegetable retailers. The joint …

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