The first boxes of South Australian grown nectarines and peaches have arrived on the South Australian Produce...
November 04, 2021 | Media Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The first boxes of South Australian grown nectarines and peaches have arrived on the South Australian Produce Market floor marking the start of the stone fruit season in SA.
The season has kicked off with excellent tasting white nectarines and peaches that are sweet and tasty with a great season expected.
South Australian Produce Market CEO, Angelo Demasi, said “It is always great to see a new variety of locally grown fruit coming into the market as it signifies a change of season and a new line of local produce for consumers to enjoy.”
Summer fruits SA Chair, Jason Size, said “South Australian grown stone fruits are now available with supplies increasing over the next few weeks just in time for the warmer weather. The early season first picks of white peaches and nectarines are tasting fantastic and full of flavour.”
Penny Reidy, Pick a Local, Pick SA! Campaign Manager, said, “A great way for the community to support our SA stone fruit growers is through the simple act of purchasing SA grown nectarines, peaches and apricots when they can this season.”
“We’re excited about the taste and flavour of the SA new season available. Our growers have had a tough year with covid, fruit fly and hailstorms – we would love the community to support our growers and pick up some stone fruits through their Pick a Loca,l Pick SA! greengrocer.”
To purchase new season stone fruits check out what’s on offer and who’s delivering to you visit www.pickalocalpicksa.com.au
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|SA Produce Markets||SA Produce Market CEO – Angelo Demasi at the SA Produce Market surrounded by new season stonefruits|
|Pick a Local, Pick SA! fruit and veg store||Penny Reidy, Campaign Manager Pick a Local, Pick SA!, at a fruit and veg store with store owner displaying new season stonefruits.|
|Riverland Stone Fruit Growers Stills||Dino Ceracchi in orchard of Lowana Fruits at Renmark
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|Riverland Stone Fruit Grower Footage||Grower and Pickers in the orchards at Lowana Fruits in Renmark
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Media Contact: Penny Reidy, Pick a Local, Pick SA! Campaign Manager 0408 877 797 email@example.com
About Pick A Local, Pick SA!
Pick a Local, Pick SA is a South Australian based campaign run by Market Fresh SA. The South Australian Produce Market and SA Chamber of Fruit and Vegetables Industries have come together to form Market Fresh to highlight the important role the independent retail sector play in the local horticulture industry. The independent retail sector consists of local business owned by local South Australian families who source the bulk of their produce from local growers.
The Pick a Local, Pick SA campaign reminds customers that when they see this logo, they can feel assured that they are not only buying fresh produce that was handpicked this morning from growers and wholesalers at the South Australian Produce Market. They are also supporting local businesses, local families, local growers, local communities, local jobs, the local industry and the local economy.
The campaign consists of extensive print and social media advertising, regular competitions and in-store promotional activities.