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Introducing The Chosen Ones: The best of Aussie stone fruit...Perfectly Picked for Flavour.
This summer, choose the new stone fruit brand designed to increase your sales and profits...

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Summer Fruit Auction to welcome the start of stone fruit season
Sydney Markets welcomes the start of a new tradition this year with the inaugural Summer Fruit Auction to be held on Wednesday 28 October 2015. The event will take the place of the Cherry and Mango auctions, which in previous years have been held separately within weeks of each other during spring.

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Fig, Rocket, Prosciutto and Feta Pizza
Look no further to turn Wow food into Now food! Try this Fig, Rocket, Prosciutto & Feta Pizza

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Tevita's journey to joy
This brave two year old needs our generosity to leave the confines of the hospital.

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White Chocolate and Raspberry Self-Saucing Pudding
Try this white chocolate and raspberry self saucing pudding to warm you up :)

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Apple, Pear and Anzac Biscuit Crumble
Try this Apple, Pear and Anzac Biscuit Crumble for a tasty twist on your regular crumble.

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Breakfast can still be nutritious, taste great and be quick and easy to prepare. Check out these ideas for breakfast.

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Food to have sometimes
Some foods should only be eaten occasionally. These 'extra foods' (sometimes called junk food or treats) are foods like potato chips, chocolate, cakes, lollies, soft drinks and some takeaway food like hamburgers and hotdogs. These foods are usually low in nutrients and high in salt, sugar or fat. They are 'extras' to be enjoyed occasionally.

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School Lunch Boxes
Healthy lunches and snacks are important for children and help with their concentration and learning. Healthy eating changes are not always easy to make but there are simple ways to make your child’s school lunch healthier.

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Four generations of wholesaling at Sydney Markets
This Christmas we had a 4th generation join us at ProFruit.

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Apricot Cobbler
Enjoy this seasons apricots in the apricot cobbler. It is quick and easy to prepare, a great summer dessert.

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Fruit and Veg Slice
Try this yummy fruit and veg slice. Everybody will be back for seconds!

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November's FreshIncite Now Available
Freshlogic is pleased to release its latest edition of freshIncite - a concise monthly foodcast bringing our insights on the freshest trends and innovations from across the food industry - straight to your business.

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Cherry Health and Beauty Snap Shot
Australia's Super-fruit has some home grown benefits!

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Cherry Recipes
The Australian Cherry season is limited so make sure you take advantage with some of these fantastic recipes courtesy of Australiancherries.com.au

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Cherries with Chris Cranswick-Smith
Top Chef Chris Cranswick Smith shows how easy it is to make Clafoutis Rolande and Char Grilled Squid with Cherries

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Cherry How To Advice
Learn how to choose and store Cherries so none are wasted!

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Fruit and Herb Lemonade
No matter your age, homemade lemonade is a true joy. The subtle sweet-and-tart flavor of fresh lemons is something that can’t be reproduced in powdered form.

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Healthy Eating
If you eat from each of the five food groups in the amounts recommended, it is likely that your diet will contain all the nutrients that you need. Here's some info on the fruit you should be eating.

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The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating
The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating sets out the amounts of each of the five food groups that children and adults should eat every day. If you eat from each of the five food groups in the amounts recommended, it is likely that your diet will contain all the nutrients that you need. Here's some info on the fruit you should be eating.

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In Season: Mangoes
Get the facts on Mangoes, in season now!

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Healthy, Delicious Fresh Fruit Cones
Fruit and yoghurt cones, or parfaits, can blow away ice creams, if done correctly. Here is a great recipe of healthy fruit and yoghurt cones, which are also extremely delicious.

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In Season: Apples
To give children a head start with mental agility and being alert at school, an apple as part of the morning breakfast routine can pay dividends.

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Lemon and Apple Curd
Try this Apple and lemon curd. It tastes like apple custard! This tastes great spooned over Greek yoghurt too.

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Fun Snack - Fruit Necklace
If you are looking for a great way to entertain the kids and feed them a healthy and tasty treat, try these fruit necklaces.

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In Season - Lemons
Next lets take a look at lemons.

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Lemon and Almond Tea Cake
Try this lovely Lemon and almond tea cake with a nice cup of tea, sit down, relax and enjoy.

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In Season: Apples
Which variety is which? We'll help you decide which apple to buy next time you're at the greengrocers.

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Apple and Fig Tarts
Keep the kids amused in the kitchen with these yummy Apple and Fig Tarts

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Homemade Strawberry Lemonade
Need something to do with the kids this school holidays? Put them to work!

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Get some extra fruit and veggies into your day
It's easy to get some extra fruit and veggies into your diet every day. Here are some ways...

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4 Ways to add an avo every day
Avocado can add a wonderful smooth texture to winter dishes and help bind the flavours in your warm winter dishes.

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Best fruit to store in the fruit bowl
Fruit stays freshest when there is a low moisture content so storage in a fruit bowl is perfect for most items.

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9 Strategies for more fruits and veggies in your diet
Struggling to get your family to eat more fruit and veg? Remember the 9 S's for adding more fruits and veggies to your families meals.

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Cheesecake with Frangelico cherries
Add a touch of elegance to store-bought cheesecake with the addition of a few simple ingredients.

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It's Vitamin C Time!
With the cooler weather settling in, it’s important to top up your levels of vitamin C to keep potential colds and flu at bay.

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Sydney Markets generosity helps a Community in need
Tony Abbott visits Sydney Markets for the presentation of a bus to a South East Queensland community badly affected by last years floods.

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Breakfast - The Power Meal
Try this yummy breakfast slice this weekend. It's a great start to your day and tastes great too!

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What's Happening in Fresh Produce
Check out what's happening in the fresh produce sector this week.

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Australian Persimmons: things you'd like to know
Persimmons are in season. Here are some facts you might find useful when selecting the right persimmon.

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Apple and Pear Gondola
With all the yummy new season Apples and Pears available, try these Apple and Pear Gondolas!

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Families Delve into stories about food and farmers at the Royal Easter Show
Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson today encouraged families to pick up a copy of Delve at the Easter Show to find out where their food comes from.

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10 Rules for Healthy and Happy Kids!
Want to start living better? Have a look at these top 10 rules for healthy and happy kids.

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Easy Pear Flan
Pears are in season at the moment. Try this super easy Pear Flan to impress your guests or to have with a cup of tea!

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Suppliers promoting actions against Australian supermarket ‘duopoly'
More than 60 per cent of senior executives in Australia believe the Australian Government should intervene in, and regulate, the activities of Australia’s two leading supermarkets

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This week in fresh produce
Take a look at what's happening in the local fresh produce sector.

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1 in 3 young Aussies will get diabetes: researchers
Research has found unless we improve our diets and physical exercise, 1 in 3 you Aussies will get diabetes,.

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Lemon Curd and Quick and Easy Lemon Tarts
It's shaping up to be a beautiful day here in Sydney. Why not use some fresh lemons to make some Lemon Curd and Lemon Tarts.

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The Most Entertaining Preparation of Guacamole You'll See
Director PES transforms familiar objects into Fresh Guacamole.

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Williams Pears
Williams Pears are prime for eating at the moment. Take advantage of how sweet and juicy they are with this yummy dessert.

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Fat Free TV
Did you know, the food industry spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year on blitzing children with junk food marketing which can lead to obesity? Find out what they're feeding your kids. Visit www.fatfreetv.com.au

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Eat Well, Spend Less: 5 Ways to Make Food More Fun (For Kids)
Have a picky eater? Check out these tips on how to make food more fun for them.

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Mulled-wine pork and stonefruits
We're seeing the last of some of our stonefruit so make this for dinner tonight before it's too late!

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Valentines Day Recipes
Try these chocolate covered fruit pieces for a yummy and healthy Valentines Day treat!

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Planters Punch
Feeling like a fresh cocktail to wind down after a long day? Try this Planters Punch, it's sure to refresh you for a fun filled evening!

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Choc Chip Pancakes With Maple Nectarines
Want a yummy start to the day that's a little bit naughty and a little bit good? Try these Choc Chip Pancakes With Maple Nectarines.

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Beat the lunch box blues
Feeling strained for healthy lunchbox content, have a look at these ideas from Sandra Reynolds

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This week in fresh produce
Check out what's happening in the fresh produce industry this week.

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Berry Smoothie
Try this Berry Smoothie from Nicole at Planning with Kids for a great start to the day!

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It's Healthy Weight Week
It's Healthy Weight Week in Australia and fruit and vegetables are a great way to keep your weight healthy!

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Australia carbendazim ban for orange juice
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) have announced that oranges and orange juice sold in Australia will not be permitted to contain any carbendazim, after it was announced that existing permissions would be revoked in the first quarter of 2012.

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The Year of the Farmer hits the road!
Nine Toyota Landcruisers will start hitting the road this week to celebrate the Australian Year of the Farmer (AYOF) and help spread farming's story.

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Mango Sorbet
Try this Mango Sorbet and you'll swear you've found Mango Nirvana! One Litre will only cost you $5!

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An unlikely couple
Some say you don't make friends with salad, we say you do, when you add fruit!

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8 hair care treatments you can make yourself
Make an all-natural remedy designed especially for your hair type.

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The Kitchen Spa
These five foods will nourish your skin — from the outside in.

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Weed App on Show
FARMERS will soon be able to use smart phones to better identify problem weeds, using a new phone application.

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Sydney Markets Gives Flood Victims a Helping Hand
Earlier this year, many growing areas in Queensland Australia were devastated by floods that engulfed farms and towns alike.

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Sydney Wholesaler wins prestigious industry award
It was applause all round when well known Sydney Markets wholesaler, Mark Kelly was announced as the recipient of the prestigious Industry Merit Award for 2011 at the recent Sydney Markets annual gala ball.

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Pacific Island seasonal workers scheme achieves permanency
The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the announcement that the Seasonal Workers Scheme for the Pacific Region and East Timor will become permanent from July 2012.

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Australia issues new government dietary guidelines
For the first time in eight years, Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has revised its dietary guidelines for Australia.

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Building on trust
The food on in our supermarkets is safer and fresher than ever before, but farmers and food companies face a significant new-age contamination scare - consumer mistrust.

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Christmas dinner: Ten months to grow, 30 minutes to go
When you sit down on December 25th to enjoy your Christmas Dinner, consider the fact it's taken a whopping forty two weeks to get from field to fork, or 295 days, seven hours and 12 minutes to be exact.

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Modified atmosphere packaging enhances shipping options
MAP works by packaging produce in a way that controls the atmosphere within. The gases inside the packaging can be tailored specifically to what's being shipped.

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Artist turns heads with fruit and vegetable sculptures
Russian artist Dimitri Tsykalov uses an axe, saw and electrical drill to carve human skulls out of fresh fruit and vegetables.

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10 Tips to help prevent Diabetes
You can help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes by understanding your risk and making changes to your lifestyle. Common risk factors include increased weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride (blood fat) levels. Changing the habits of a lifetime isn’t easy, but it’s worth the effort.

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Young Australians lack knowledge of fruit and vegetables
A University of Sydney survey has found that only 54 per cent of Australians aged between 18 and 24 know the recommended daily amounts of fruit and vegetables to eat each day.

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West is Best in Fresh Produce
Is your local greengrocer the 2011 Greengrocer of the year?

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Predatory Pricing souring citrus fruit growing industry
Australia's citrus growers are receiving a top price of 5c a kilogram for juicing oranges, making it ''the worst season ever'', a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Australia’s food composition is safe, FSANZ study
The latest Australia-wide study of chemicals in foods comprised in the Australian diet has found only low rates of contamination in the foods that are typically consumed by Australians.

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Growers vote against Riverina Citrus
Australia's largest citrus growing area could be facing a future without a local industry body.

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This week in fresh produce
Find out what's happening in the fresh produce sector this week.

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Sydney Markets Update
This is the second of Sydney Markets periodic Sydney Markets Updates in digital format to communicate important information relating to Sydney Markets.

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Holy Guacamole
There's been precious little cheer for many fruit growers along the River Murray in recent years. Drought, over supply, poor prices and a high Australian dollar have squeezed the profits out of the wine, grape and citrus industries. But as Kerry Staight reports, while traditional fruit has fallen on hard times a tropical tree is turning up trumps.

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Severe hail damage to Batlow orchards
Last week a hail storm ripped through Batlow (NSW) and inflicted severe damage on district apple orchards

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From $65 in 1980 to $65,000 in 2011
The 2011 Sydney Markets Annual Cherry Auction raised $65,000 for a single box of cherries. The winning bid was by Norton Street Grocers and with today’s auction, result Sydney Markets has now raised well over $1 million for Sydney charities.

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Sydney Markets Cherry Auction 2011
Join us at the Sydney Markets Cherry Auction - this Wednesday starting at 6:45am.

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Spring into Summer
The team at Everybody's Body would like to present to you the Spring into Summer Promotion!

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The Biggest Banana Fan
The full length documentary charting one mans battle to keep his beloved bananas in his life after Cyclone Yasi pushed them from his grip. **Some scenes may be unsuitable for lovers of any other fruit**

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Stay away from these lemons...
CHOICE's Shonky Lemon Awards name and shame the shonkiest rip-offs and and shoddiest products being sold in Australia.

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Amron's Vanishing Fruit Wash Labels
Instead of peeling off the produce label and wondering if you're supposed to use soap to wash off your carefully chosen produce items, you can kill two birds with one dissolving-label stone.

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This week in fresh produce
What's happening in the fresh produce sector this week.

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Survey finds Australian shoppers struggle with local produce
Despite two-thirds (67 per cent) of Australian consumers saying they believe it is important for grocery products to be sourced locally, only 33 per cent claim to buy local food and drinks regularly, according to a survey undertaken by global consumer research group Datamonitor.

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Haling the cider boom
The humble apple is gaining a new lease on life as the popularity of cider continues to grow.

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Community assistance required for fruit fly control program
NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) is calling for community assistance to help protect the region’s valuable fruit production areas from Queensland fruit fly.

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Australia’s first farm comes alive again to launch Year of the Farmer 2012
Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, the site of Australia’s first European farm, welcomed farmers, farm animals, farm machinery and a map of Australia made of fresh produce onsite today for the national announcement that 2012 will be the Australian Year of the Farmer.

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Making News This Week
Check out what's making news in fresh produce this week

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Australian Mango Varieties
This years mango season has finally arrived! Enjoy a delicious aussie mango today!

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Making News this week
See what's happening in fresh produce news this week

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Recipes
As the weather heats up the BBQ's come out. Don't throw shrimp on the barbie, throw on some fruit instead.

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The Goodness of Fresh Fruit and Veggies
Fruit and vegetables are an important part of your daily diet. They contain vitamins and minerals, and plant chemicals called phytochemicals. Fruit and vegetables can help to protect the body against some diseases including diabetes, stroke, heart disease, some cancers and high blood pressure or hypertension. Many people do not eat enough fruit and vegetables.

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The Big Apple Crunch
All the kids at Denistone East Public School participated in The Big Apple Crunch where they all ate apples at the start of school to kick-start their day in a healthy way!

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Scientists work on bubblegum-flavoured fruit
Queensland scientists are trying to grow a variety of strawberry that tastes like bubblegum.

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Citrus Growers Fight Back
The results are in: The Aussie Orange Week promotion in August drove higher retail sales of oranges, ongoing improvements in retail display, and unprecedented visibility of the challenges facing Australian growers.

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An apple a day keeps the Doctor away!
There is new evidence recommending eating an apple and pear a day to keep your body healthy.

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Making News this week
What's making news in the fresh fruit sector at the moment

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Citrus Salmon
Curtis Stone shows us how to steam salmon using lemons and orange juice.

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Partner Spotlight - Batlow Apple Blossom Festival
The Batlow Apple Blossom Festival is approaching. Come by and see all that Batlow has to offer!

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Australian Apples Chart
Large or small, green or red, tart or sweet, there’s a wide range of apples to choose from. All Australian apples are great to eat just as they are, with many also suitable for baking, cooking, sauces and salads. Grab an Aussie apple today – the one a day superfood.

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Mango Season has arrived at Sydney Markets
The first tray of Mangoes went up for auction at Sydney Markets and sold for $30,000!

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Everybody's Body Your Local Greengrocer Competition
Spend $10 or more at a participating everybody's body greengrocer for your chance to win 1 of 12 Le Creuset French Ovens valued at $349

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Private Members' Bill proposes farm gate price transparency
This private members’ Bill, if passed, would require supermarkets to reveal what percentage of the retail price goes to the farmers. Independent grocers would be exempt, but major supermarkets would be required to publish the farm gate prices at point of sale and also on their websites.

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Jamie Oliver presents How to prepare an Avocado
In this short clip, Jamie Oliver shows us how to prepare an avocado without hurting ourselves!

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Abbotsleigh Citrus Lemon Slice
Try this yummy family recipe, it's sure to be a real crowd pleaser!

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It's Aussie Orange Week!
Aussie orange growers will rally at landmarks across the nation on August 16 as part of Aussie Orange Week, in a bid to urge Australians to buy oranges and support growers after this season’s exports were affected due to the high Australian dollar.

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Amazing Food Facts: Red Grapes New Defense to Fungal Invasion
You may have heard of resveratrol, a miracle antioxidant found in grape skins (and many other foods) that's linked to a lower risk of heart disease and enhanced longevity.

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Former Master Chef contestant Skye Craig, demonstrates her Tasty Chocolate Avocado Mousse recipe.

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Mandarins in season now!
Australian Mandarins are available April through to October. Try a juicy mandarin today!

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Partner Spotlight
our new monthly Partner Spotlight is coming!

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