Peak body calls for transparency in horticultural industry

Farmers say they would like more transparency and real time reporting for fruit and vegetable prices.

Peak representative body Growcom has called for a focus on improving transparency through all stages of the fruit and vegetable growing industry a review of the Horticultural Code of Conduct. Providing farmers with real time price information is outlined as a major priority to ensure that famers … [Read more...]

Australian made…or is it?

nannas berries

Growcom says that the current controversy over frozen berries from China demonstrates the need for clearer Country of Origin Labelling Laws. Growcom Chairman and blueberry grower Jonathan Shaw said that numerous surveys had shown that Australian consumers were keen to buy locally grown fresh … [Read more...]