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Billboards declare vegetables “better than you remember”

A new campaign hopes people will do just that and fondly take up the cause to increase their veggie consumption. Launched on February 1, the pro bono campaign by Outdoor Media Association (OMA) in partnership with Health & Wellbeing Queensland and Nutrition Australia will see the phrase “Better than you remember” used to promote vegetables. …

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Horticulture’s supply chain now has professional support

Horticulture’s supply chain now has 24/7/365 access to Benestar’s free professional services to help navigate through life’s challenging issues or to help enhance wellbeing. Speaking at the Hort Connections 2022 conference in Brisbane, Freshcare chairperson Belinda Hazell OAM said the partnership with Benestar would give Freshcare certified participants access to the organisation’s professional services. “We’ve …

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Assistance Activated for Flood Affected Primary Producers

Primary producers impacted by recent severe weather and flooding are able to access vitalfinancial support, with Special Disaster Grants up to $75,000 announced inaddition to concessional loans and transport subsidies. Visit the Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) Storm and Flood Programs webpage for moreinformation or contact RAA at rural.assist@raa.nsw.gov.au or on 1800 678593. Further assistance is provided …

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Freshmark Member Wins Exporter of the Year 2022

Freshmark is very proud of long standing member Michael Simonetta from achieving the prestigious Hort Innovation Exporter of the Year 2022. Michael was amongst an incredible line up of industry greats that included: • Frank Frappa – LaManna Premier Group (VIC)• Gianni Lastella – Virginia Farm Produce (SA)• John Said – Fresh Select (VIC)• Lee …

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Freshmark Board Member Wins the Col Johnson Young Achievers’ Award for 2022

Freshmark is proud to announce that Board Member, Caroline Pisciuneri, has won the Cole John Young Achievers Award. The award was announced at the 2022 Hort Conference Gala Dinner, where more than 1,000 delegates cheered as Caroline received the award. It was stated; “Caroline is a proactive member of the horticultural industry with involvement with her …

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