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THE Australian melon industry will once again try to establish a research and marketing levy- the third attempt in a decade.

Melon industry tries for levy  

THE Australian melon industry will once again try to establish a research and marketing levy- the third attempt in a decade.
POKER meets Chinese whispers meets Fight Club- that's how Tristan Harris describes the fruit and vegetable supply chain. 26 Aug 15 POKER meets Chinese whispers meets Fight Club- that's how Tristan Harris describes the fruit and vegetable supply chain.
DESPITE a three-year drought still gnawing away at most of Queensland and tenuous rainfall conditions in other parts of Australia in recent months, farmers have rarely been more positive about their industry's prospects. 25 Aug 15 DESPITE a three-year drought still gnawing away at most of Queensland and tenuous rainfall conditions in other parts...
AN outbreak of hepatitis A linked to packets of Nanna's frozen mixed berries and subsequent product recall has blown 88 per cent off Patties Foods' full year net profit. 25 Aug 15 AN outbreak of hepatitis A linked to packets of Nanna's frozen mixed berries and subsequent product recall has blown...
THE Abbott Government has released its Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate Discussion Paper aimed at pruning market distorting wine-industry subsidies. 24 Aug 15 THE Abbott Government has released its Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate Discussion Paper aimed at pruning market...

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WOOLWORTHS shareholders have urged new chairman Gordon Cairns to appoint an experienced retailer as chief executive but have played down fears that the food and liquor group could become embroiled in a full-blown price war.01 Sep 15 WOOLWORTHS shareholders have urged new chairman Gordon Cairns to appoint an experienced retailer as chief executive...
US dairy giant Dean Foods has abandoned a potential takeover of trans-Tasman dairy company a2 Milk.01 Sep 15 US dairy giant Dean Foods has abandoned a potential takeover of trans-Tasman dairy company a2 Milk.

STONEFRUIT representative body Summerfruit Australia has joined the National Farmers Federation as a Commodity Member.01 Sep 15 STONEFRUIT representative body Summerfruit Australia has joined the National Farmers Federation as a Commodity Member.
GLOBAL demand for almonds has seen the crop emerge as Australia's most valuable horticultural export for 2014-15.01 Sep 15 GLOBAL demand for almonds has seen the crop emerge as Australia's most valuable horticultural export for 2014-15.