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New Freshmark CEO

  New Freshmark CEO   FRESHMARK WELCOMES MEEGAN GEORGE    The Freshmark Board is proud to announce that on Monday, 22 November, Meegan George will take over the position of Freshmark CEO. The Board undertook a rigorous and highly competitive selection process of more than 50 high calibre candidates, but it was Meegan’s wealth of experience …

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In Memorium Bill Chalk

It is a widely held belief that the produce industry’s most valuable assets are the people who  have dedicated their careers to promoting the fruit and vegetable industry, these words could not be more true of self-made businessman and wholesaler Bill Chalk of Southern Cross Produce, who sadly passed away on Thursday 28th October 2021. …

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South Australian Citrus Showcased in Gift Packs

The South Australian citrus harvest started in late May and the crop is looking very good. The cooler summer has resulted in vibrant colours and sweet-tasting crops for the year, with plenty of produce to retailers. Growers regularly put together packs to showcase the new season produce in South Australia to encourage influencers to share with their audience …

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FRESHMARK CEO, JAMES KELLAWAY TENDERS HIS RESIGNATION

With regret, the Freshmark Board would like to inform you that James Kellaway, Freshmark’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has tendered his resignation.   We wish him well in his new endeavours as he progresses forward with his career and contribution to the agricultural sector. In so doing, he has accepted a fantastic CEO opportunity to further his …

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SA Growers Making the Most of Crop Netting Grants

More than $8 million of grants out of the $14.6m state government horticultural netting program has been allocated to help primary producers across greater Adelaide, the Adelaide Hills, and the Riverland buy and install new netting or replace any damaged netting to protect horticulture crops. The grant program, announced in June last year, allows growers to apply …

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COVID Financial Support Packages

The NSW Government will be offering financial support to businesses and not-for-profit organisations impacted by the recent COVID-19 restrictions and stay-at-home orders. For members, the most important packages are the COVID-19 Small Business Grant, Micro Business Support Grant, JobSaver program, Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment. New COVID Support Grants Your business could be eligible for a COVID-19 Business …

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