Pear marketing

Horticulture Innovation Australia Ltd manages a range of apple marketing programs on behalf of the Australian apple and pear industry using the marketing levy paid by growers. To see current pear marketing project expenditure see the Pear Marketing Levy Fund Project Summary July 2015 – March 2016.

Contact

Olivia Grey
Marketing Manager, Apple and Pear
Hort Innovation
02 8295 2387 | 0419 207 151

CEO report – Driving marketing and export opportunities

At the time of writing this harvest is well underway, with indications that marketable apple volumes will be lower than in 2017, primarily driven by a reduced Granny Smith crop in the Goulburn Valley and [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|

Victoria state report – Apr/May 2018

In the Goulburn Valley, with the pear harvest nearly complete, most growers have commented on the excellent quality that’s coming off the trees. Volumes of pears are up by 10–20 per cent in Williams and [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|

Australian Fruitgrower – Apr/May 2018

CEO Report At the time of writing this harvest is well underway, with indications that marketable apple volumes will be lower than in 2017, primarily driven by a reduced Granny Smith crop in the [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|

Tasmania state report – Apr/May 2018

Mid-January saw news arrive for Tasmanian apple growers that they thought they’d never hear: outbreaks of Queensland fruit fly. Tasmanian apple growers Shane Weeks (left) and Brett Squibb (right) are following new protocols to [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|

Labour shortfall prompts automation research

If there’s a single common challenge hovering over Australia’s pome fruit industry it’s labour – specifically, a shortage thereof – prompting 2018 Nuffield scholar Bisi Oladele to look into packhouse automation. As the technical manager [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|

Fruit quality for 2019 starts now

The theme the Future Orchards® team will address over the next 12 months is ‘quality’. Quality fruit production requires a long-term plan; it doesn’t just happen at harvest and post-harvest. As this article will be [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|