Citrus Concentrate Market Expansion to be Persistent During 2018 – 2026

Market Outlook for Citrus Concentrate market: The citrus concentrate is made from the citrus fruits from the trees belonging to the Rutaceae family, which are produced all over the world. These fruits are generally prone to get spoiled very easily and have a very thin lifespan for consumption postharvest. Hence, production of citrus concentrate out of citrus fruit can ensure availability of fruit juices or other products throughout the year. Increasing the shelf-life of the citrus concentrate is always the goal of the manufacturers of the citrus concentrate.

Dual action fungicide offers wider control

According to veteran fruit grower Joe Giblett from ‘Red Moon’ orchard, Donnybrook, WA, disease and insects pose serious problems to successful orchard production and require vigilant monitoring on a daily basis.

Australian growers welcome increased backpacker numbers

Australia’s National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed results showing a 20% increase in the number of backpackers applying for a second year working holiday maker visa. 43,219 second year visas were granted under the Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program last financial year – 7,000 more than the previous year.

Construction of new packing and export facility commences

Montague have commenced construction of a new packaging facility at Narre Warren North.

Manjimup packing facility expands capacity

Increased avocado production leads to expansion of packing facility.

Almondco Australia cracks $28.5 million expansion

Major South Australian nut producer Almondco will expand its Renmark processing facility creating 50 new jobs, thanks to a $28.55 million Marshall Liberal Government loan.

New state-of-the-art, produce facility in Rocklea, Queensland

Montague open world-class produce and packing facility opens at the Brisbane Markets.

N&A Group and Plunkett Orchards join forces

The N&A Group & Plunkett Orchards are joining forces in a new partnership that will expand their existing alliance to become one of Australia’s largest growers, packers and marketers of all tree fruits.

Almonds trialled in outback NT

Almond crops are being trialled in the Northern Territory for the first time, with hopes that Central Australia can become a commercial producer.

Research under way to strengthen the safety of apple and pear packhouses

Australian apple and pear packhouses have the opportunity help build industry wide knowledge of absolute microbial risks, and a develop a risk assessment model to best manage them.

Pecan Market is anticipated to witness a growth rate of 6.9% during the forecast period 2018 – 2026

The market of pecans is witnessing an upsurge with the rise in product adoption. Persistence Market Research (PMR) highlights the growth trajectory of the global pecans market in a new report titled ‘Pecan Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013 – 2017 and Forecast 2018 – 2026’.

New weather stations to protect Riverland food producers

Localised automatic weather stations, will provide key data to help inform growers’ throughout the Riverland and Mallee .

A potential fungicide for postharvest disease control in mangoes

Stem-end rot (SER) is one of the most frequently occurring postharvest diseases of mango fruit grown in the Mediterranean climate, and it is caused by a variety of fungal pathogens. The main cause of SER in Israel is Lasiodiplodia theobromae, which is not effectively controlled by the current fungicides.

Sterile fruit flies soon to hit NSW and Victorian skies

Millions of sterile Queensland Fruit Flies to be released over trial sites in western NSW and northern Victoria.

Nine Mile Fresh install massive solar generation

One of Victoria’s largest industrial solar power stations has been powered up at the high tech Nine Mile Fresh apple processing and packing facility in South East Gippsland.