The Million Dollar Mango Is Drawn!


All the Fun of Our Best Promotion Yet. We’ve been harping on about it for the last few months but it finally happened! The Million Dollar Mango was drawn on September 3 at the early hour of 6 am at Sydney Markets and was broadcast live on Channel 9’s morning program the Today show. The […]

Happy & Healthy


Country Growers Are Passionate About Eating Right. Retailing since 1976, this family business knows what its doing. With a long history of sourcing the highest quality produce, Country Growers are dedicated to providing the tastiest, freshest food to their community. A quick visit to their website will inform you of their passion and expertise in […]

Have It Both Ways


The Tropical Treat That Works In Sweet and Savoury Dishes. Characterised by its vibrant colour and butter-like flesh, the papaya is a sumptuous fruit that also goes by the name ‘pawpaw’. Papaya can be added to both sweet and savoury dishes and is similar to most sweet-tasting fruits in the way it can be used […]

You Say Tomato…


Country Fruit Traders Pty Ltd. Spanning over three generations, Country Fruit Traders has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the fresh produce wholesale trade. The family business has been shaped by the three men who run it, each bringing their own brand of expertise and specialist knowledge to the operation, making Country Growers what […]

Small Business Eats Into Major Supermarket Industry


Seeing A Growing Interest In Supermarket Alternatives. Greengrocers and other small businesses in the US have successfully taken a chunk back from the supermarket industry by harnessing e-commerce solutions. Australian independent suppliers can see this as a sign of hope, if the ‘underdogs’ of the produce trade in America (arguably the nation with the most […]

LEND US YOUR EARS: Last Chance For Million Dollar Mango


The Million Dollar Mango Closes This Weekend! If you’ve ‘had an ear out’ lately you’ll know that for weeks now we’ve been getting reared up for the draw of the Million Dollar Mango and letting you know to get your submissions in – and now you have your last chance! You still have until midnight […]

New Power Protecting Aussie Produce


New Industry Body FPSC Established To Fight Threats To Fresh Produce Trade. In an effort to counteract the risk of disease and the types of incidents that have shaken the horticultural sector elsewhere, a new not-for-profit organisation has been set up in Sydney. The Produce Marketing Association Australia-New Zealand (PMA) are funding the newly established […]

Bloomin’ Artichokes


Get To The Heart Of This Curious Veg. Artichokes may not be a staple of every family’s vegetable intake; and they may seem a little intimidating if you haven’t prepared them before. But peel away the layers, get to the heart of the matter and you’ll find that these wonderful vegetables are packed with beneficial […]

Old-fashioned Service Meets The Future Of Fresh Produce


Fresh N Tasty Fruits Take The Family Business Online. Fresh N Tasty Fruits is a proudly family owned business with a great reputation for providing The Sutherland Shire with fresh fruit and vegetables along with deli items, special grocery lines, beautiful fresh flowers and their newest addition: the popular fresh fruit bar. The Mazzaferro family […]

“The Independents Choice”


The McInerney Brothers Are The Fresh Fella’s Of Sydney Markets. Often referred to as ‘the Independents Choice’, Heath and Shaun McInerney who run Fresh Fellas Pty Ltd T/A Arthur Pang are considered part of the ‘young guard’ of Sydney Market’s fresh produce trade. The brothers bought the wholesale business off Arthur Pang eighteen years ago, […]