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Trade insights for Tasmanian fruit, vegetable and salad greens producers

Fruit Growers Tasmania | Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 9.00am

Fruit Growers Tasmania hosted two free evening information sessions in Hobart and Devonport on market trends affecting fresh fruit, vegetable and salad green producers and exporters in the next year and beyond. In these sessions, industry experts shared insights and information on trends influencing domestic markets, export markets, and freight logistics issues.

Presentations from the workshops are available below:

Wayne Prowse (Fresh Intelligence Consulting)

Wayne provided export market insights; Tasmanian and Australian fruit fresh fruit exports by market destination; market insights in Asia, including competitor analysis and Covid-19 impacts in market.

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Martin Kneebone (Freshlogic)

Martin provided domestic market insights; Covid-19 food market impacts and what changes will be post Covid-19 normal; household buying and consumption patterns in Australia; new distribution channels and what their emergence mean; supply widows and other advantages/opportunities and insights into how to capture incremental value in fresh produce.

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Tony Vinson (FTAlliance)

Tony provided information on Australian freight logistics and insights into the international freight situation short and medium term.

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AusTrade (International Freight Assistance Mechanism)

An update was provided on the outcomes of the recent season and IFAM going forward.

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