Lockyer Valley Beetroot Company processing facility closer to reality

By Brandon Long
Updated July 21 2022 - 2:11pm, first published June 25 2022 - 4:00am
POTENTIAL: The Lockyer Valley's beetroot industry could be revitalised if a new vegetable processing facility gets off the ground this year. Picture: Shutterstock.
POTENTIAL: The Lockyer Valley's beetroot industry could be revitalised if a new vegetable processing facility gets off the ground this year. Picture: Shutterstock.

IT'S been 11 years since US giant Heinz (now Kraft Heinz) moved beetroot production from its Golden Circle cannery in Brisbane to New Zealand, creating a wave of uncertainty among growers in the state's salad bowl.

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