SAPM wins Biosecurity award at AUSVEG SA Industry Awards for Excellence
The SAPML CEO was honoured that SA Produce Market was announced as winner of the Biosecurity Award at the 2021 AUSVEG SA Vegetable Industry Awards for Excellence.
Cream of the crop announced at 2021 Vegetable Industry Awards for Excellence
South Australia’s leading growers, researchers and industry members have been recognised at the 2021 AUSVEG SA and William Buck Vegetable Industry Awards for Excellence, showcasing the exemplary contribution of leading growers companies and researchers to support South Australia’s $2 billion vegetable sector.
South Australia’s Horticultural Industry’s Calls For Redirection of Fruit Fly Messaging
In the wake of a tough year of bushfires, COVID-19 and increased costs to eradicate fruit fly – the horticultural industry has taken yet another blow with the government calling to ban fruit in what is traditionally a peak sales period – back to school. Angelo Demasi, Chair Horticulture Coalition of SA, said. “We support and commend the Government’s Commitment to zero tolerance and the ongoing efforts in eradicating Fruit fly in SA. However, we call for an immediate change to the messaging and retraction of the school communication with alternate messaging that allows the continued ability to pack a healthy SA grown snack in school lunch packs.
SA Produce Market News December 2020
The latest news from the South Australian Produce Market - December 2020
2020 Cherry King Crowned as Auction Raises $31,000 for Childhood Cancer Association
A winning bid of $31,000 has crowned Anshu Patel, owner of Fulham Fresh and Fruit Lovers Market, 2020 Cherry King following this morning’s cherry auction held at the South Australian Produce Market.
2020 AUSVEG SA and William Buck End of Year Dinner held at SAPM
AUSVEG SA and William Buck end of year dinner December 4, 2020.
Record fruit and vegie haul helps more SA families in need
More than 1.6 million kilograms of fresh fruit and vegetables – worth more than $4.8 million dollars - donated by South Australian growers and wholesalers has contributed to a record number of meals being delivered to families in need by Foodbank SA in the last 12 months.
5AA Interview Monday June 2, 2020
Angelo Demasi, CEO SA Produce Market, and Nathan Rhodes, Executive Director of Biosecurity, PIRSA on 5AA.
Ms Joanna Andrew Appointed Chairperson of South Australian Produce Market Limited Board
After an extensive search attracting a highly competitive pool of applicants, SAPML is pleased to announce the appointment.
Horticulture sector calls for zero tolerance extension
Following the announcement of a further two new outbreaks of Mediterranean fruit fly in metropolitan Adelaide, bringing 240 suburbs now under quarantine restrictions, the Horticultural Industry has called for an extension to the zero-tolerance policy to include the Ceduna quarantine station.
Citrus season launches just in time to fuel the kids for winter sports
The 2020 SA citrus season launches today with Minister Whetstone MP delivering citrus supplied by the SA Produce Market to boost spirits of South Australian sports playing children Today’s delivery marks the start of a four-week campaign to deliver over a tonne of oranges to ensure school children and sporting clubs are all set for the Winter season.
Mediterranean Fruit Fly
A quarantine area is in place for Pooraka following an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly).