Edp Australia demonstrates its commitment to Australian citrus industry

Edp Australia continues to demonstrate its commitment to the Australian citrus industry by renewing its Major Partner status with Citrus Australia.

The Australian company, based in Mooroopna, Victoria, is a leading supplier of fresh fruit and vegetable grading and packaging solutions, including machinery and consumables.

Edp Australia also has a long-term relationship with Spanish company Giro, a leader in sustainable packaging systems.

Citrus Australia CEO Nathan Hancock said Citrus Australia members had greatly benefitted from the 5-year relationship with Edp Australia, which has also been the major sponsor of the biennial Market Outlook Forum during this time.

In addition to the Major Partnership, edp will renew its status as major sponsor for the 2022 Market Outlook Forum. This will be Edp Australia third Major sponsorship of the Market Outlook Forum event.

“We look forward to building on our relationship with both Edp and Giro. We have been working together to increase the benefits for our members,” Mr Hancock said.

General Manager Ray Thrum explains that Edp Australia has been supplying manufactured and packaging turnkey solutions to its citrus customers for over a decade.

Edp australia provides the marketplace with locally stocked consumables, dedicated service technicians and provides a wealth of knowledge to the Citrus Australia members.

“We are committed to sharing this knowledge in a very practical way to assist the continued growth of this industry and its growers,” Mr Thrum said.

“As part of this, Edp and Giro will produce a biannual magazine featuring the latest information on best global practices in sustainability, technology and new machinery, exclusively for Citrus Australia members. It is part of our goal to raise awareness of existing opportunities beyond our border.

“Edp and Giro will also work with Citrus Australia, COVID-19 permitting, to hold a grower tour to Spain in 2022, and fund the trip of one citrus grower. The tour will visit Giro facilities and major Spanish citrus businesses, led by Edp Business Development Manager, Mick Schirmer.

“We look forward to continuing our relationship with Citrus Australia and its members.”

For further information:
Stephen Cooke
Citrus Australia
Tel: +61 427 124 437 
Email: stephen.cooke@citrusaustralia.com.au 

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