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The future is uncertain for SPC Ardmona, but alternate models provide food for thought. AAP

The next move for SPC Ardmona: rethinking the business model?

The failure of Victorian fruit cannery SPC Ardmona (SPCA) to secure A$25 million from the federal government has led to heightened fears about the future of the company and the Goulburn Valley fruit growers…
Our fruit industry is struggling against cheap imports - but should we be doing more to protect our “food bowl to Asia”? AAP

Are we allowing our fruit industry to wither?

The sight of Victorian fruit farmers bulldozing surplus trees due to the loss of supply contracts is a dramatic way to illustrate the quandary facing both Australian industry and growers. In April Victorian…

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