Weekly Newswire 19 January 2022

Our pick of current industry news, events, developments and opportunities: How fresh food markets are avoiding Australia’s crippling supply chain crisis Markets have plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables and meat available and have largely avoided the supply chain crisis that has stripped shelves bare at the big supermarket chains, according

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Freshcare unveils strategic plan

Australian certifier Freshcare has unveiled a new strategic plan.

It has been developed in accordance with a national agricultural plan released by the Australian government, which aims to lift the sector’s output to A$100bn by 2030.

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Freshcare Spells Out 10 Year Plan

Australia’s largest fresh food certifier is aiming to deliver a sustainable and smooth running system. Rural editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with Chief Executive Jane Siebum to discuss Freshcare’s launch of their 2030 vision, aiming to improve the path to certification for products. Listen to the podcast here. Follow Freshcare

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Freshcare 2030 Vision Released

Freshcare is excited to announce the Freshcare Future Focused: 2030 Vision strategic plan. Vision 2030 outlines its roadmap to delivering a sustainable future for Australian producers and expand access to existing and emerging markets. There has never been a greater time to ensure the ongoing stability and resilience of Australia’s

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Scott Morrison’s deal with the Nationals must not ignore land stewardship – an attractive, low-hanging fruit

The Nationals this week finally agreed to a plan of net-zero emissions by 2050. Farmers say they’ve done much of the heavy lifting on Australia’s emissions reduction and had been calling for a deal that addressed purported inequities of the past.

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Freshcare in Focus – December 2021

Check out our final release of Freshcare in Focus 2021 for updates on Freshcare Future Projects and Reflection on A Resilient Year from CEO Jane Siebum Also featured in this month’s update includes Supply Chain Standard Edition 2 transition required by 1 February 2022; Expanding Your Business Reach Through the Freshcare Recognised Supplier

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Freshcare in Focus – November 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for more details about our Annual Review and upcoming Stakeholders Webinar. Also featured in this month’s update includes FSANZ Submissions for Food Safety Management; Freshcaare Community Feature on Groves Grown Tropical Fruits; Smart Farms Projects Update; Flooding and Extreme Events Factsheets; Duxton Vineyards Achieving

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Freshcare Community Feature: Groves Grown Tropical

Groves Grown Tropical fruit is a family-run farm in the hinterlands of the Capricorn Coast in Queensland. The Groves family began farming pineapples on the land in 1958, switching to tree crops in 1981. The farm’s produce roster includes lychees, mangoes, carambola, avocado, loquats, dragon fruit, longans, wax jambu, and

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Freshcare in Focus – October 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for more details about our upcoming webinar and Winery Edition 1.1. Also featured is this month’s update on our new website, Audit Booking FAQs, and Benestar and FSQ 4.2. Read it here. Subscribe: Join our mailing list Past issues: Freshcare in Focus archive

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Freshcare in Focus – September 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for an update on the launch of our 2030 Vision. Also featured is this month’s update on GFSI, Supply Chain Standard Edition 2, and FAQs on our Reef Assured program. Read it here. Subscribe: Join our mailing list Past issues: Freshcare in Focus archive

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