Andrew Mandemaker

About Andrew Mandemaker

Head of Global Quality and Innovation, Apple and Pear Australia Ltd
andrewmandemaker@apal.org.au
03 9329 3511

Giving the consumer the pear they want

APAL’s Head of Group Quality and Innovation Andrew Mandemaker argues there is much to be gained by pre-conditioning pears, but we need to learn from experience. Most consumers want to bite into a soft pear, anticipating that a soft pear will be juicier, sweeter and fuller of flavour than its firmer counterpart. Concerningly, research by [...]

Pears attract strong buyer interest at Asia Fruit Logistica

The launch of a new premium-pear brand Goulburn River Gold® and blush pear Fránk™ at Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong in September attracted strong interest from international buyers. Australian exhibitors reported a string of trade enquiries for the blush pear ANP-0131 that was bred at the Agriculture Victoria’s Tatura-based Australian National Pear Breeding Program. [...]

By |October 21st, 2018|Exporting, Marketing, News, Pears|

Pears attract strong buyer interest at Asia Fruit Logistica

The launch of a new premium-pear brand Goulburn River Gold® and blush pear Frank at Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong this week attracted strong interest from international buyers. Australian exhibitors reported a string of trade enquiries for the blush pear ANP0131, formerly known as Deliza®, with buyers attracted to the colour, texture and eating [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|News|