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Foodbank SA


Providing Fresh Produce as part of the Food Security Solution

The South Australian Produce Market is proud of it's long standing partnership with Foodbank SA - this article is a great summary of the opportunities that relationship has created and the generosity that surrounds us in the Market Community. Originally published in Fresh Plaza by Matt Russell

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Next Generation Committee


South Australian Produce Market Appoints Next Generation Committee

In a step to develop the next generation of leaders and Directors of the South Australian Produce Market, a committee of 12 talented young growers, wholesalers and retailers will meet for the first time Thursday September 16 for the inaugural meeting of the Next Generation Committee.

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Buzz off Fruit Fly


Horticultural industry welcomes school’s resource kit and recycling program to get fruit back in schools

Following six months of fruit restrictions placed on school lunch boxes in South Australia, the Horticultural Industry welcomes the Government’s school’s resource kit and recycling program rolled out today. Young South Australians will learn more about fruit fly and the part they can play in stopping the spread through a new children’s booklet– a welcomed initiative by Industry in a step to allow fresh fruit to be continued to be enjoyed in our school play yards.

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Pop Up Clinic Pooraka


COVID vaccine hub announced for South Australian Produce Market

The South Australian Produce Market, located north of the city at Pooraka, will host a pop up COVID vaccine clinic in a bid to provide greater accessibility to the Horticultural industry workforce, transport and logistics, shift workers and the broader northern community.

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SA Produce Market News Sept 2021

The latest news from the South Australian Produce Market - September 2021

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Zero Strikes


Horticultural Industry Welcomes New Measures In The Fight To Eradicate Fruit Fly in South Australia

Following months of strict protocols, with increased costs to industry, in an effort to eradicate fruit fly, Industry welcomes the Government’s initiatives this week to introduce sterile fly drops in the fight against fruit fly.

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SA Variety Bash 2021


SA Produce Market Hosts 2021 SA Variety Bash Start Line

The South Australian Produce Market opened it's doors to the 2021 SA Variety Bash entrants and the public on the morning of August 14, 2021 as the official start line for the 2021 Produce to Vines Bash.

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Angelo Demasi SAPML CEO


World Recognition for South Australian Produce Market’s Leading Edge Microgrid

The South Australian Produce Markets Limited has received international recognition, after being awarded the 2021 Microgrid Greater Good Award during a virtual conference last night.

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SAPM Growers Showcase and Market Tour

As a market closed to the general public, the SAPM opened it's doors to chefs/cooks/buyers of fresh produce for an exclusive growers showcase and market tour early on the morning of Tuesday 18 May 2021.

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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.

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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.

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Angelo Demasi SAPML CEO


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.

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