- Commercial Manager Spain
- Crop Farm Manager Sharjah
- Commercial Manager Soft Fruits
- Senior Commercial Manager
- Assistant Nursery Manager - Tasmania, Australia
- Tissue Culture Lab / Operations Manager - Victoria, Australia
- Irrigation Manager - Tasmania or Victoria
- Chief Executive Officer Hortifrut IG Berries
- Head of Operations - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Greenhouse grower / production manager - Brazil
Top 5 -yesterday
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- “Harvesting large volumes of blueberries should be delayed by about 7 to 10 days”
- South African power grid under immense strain as cold stores prepare for new EU orange protocol
- Ecuador’s banana exports to resume after end of crippling nationwide protests
- Extreme price pressure on banana producers
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
- How a safari camp in the heart of Kenya’s Masai Mara is harvesting 200kg monthly
- A very crowded European avocado market
- Kenya has surpassed South Africa as Africa’s top avocado exporter
- "We have lost 80% of our stone fruit production this year"
- "The soil of Zimbabwe seems to be magical for blueberries”
exclusive contract to grow wasabi lettuce:
AU: Lettuce operations keep expanding at Tripod Farmers
Since it was founded in 1989, Tripod Farmers has expanded from a small family business of 6ha to a large enterprise of 809ha across Bacchus Marsh, Gippsland and Mildura. Frankie's parents, third generation farmers Frank and Angela Ruffo, and aunt and uncle Carmel and Joe Ruffo run the Bacchus Marsh farm.
Frankie with the wasabi lettuce (picture by weeklytimesnow.com.au)
About 40 per cent of the produce is sent to Melbourne Wholesale Market, 30 per cent to supermarkets, 20 per cent to interstate markets and 10 per cent is exported.
The business employs more than 350 people to grow about 30 varieties of lettuce, from classic cos to in-vogue varieties such a baby kale and watercress.
The company also has an exclusive contract to grow wasabi lettuce, a spicy leaf, and is the only farm in Australia to grow it.
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