Avocados Australia Regional Meeting – South Queensland

Avocados Australia 2018 Regional Meeting Series

Avocados Australia invites you to this free information event to hear the latest industry updates, developments with avocado imports and exports, supply chain quality improvements and to receive a free copy of the new best practice guide.

Avocado growers and those associated with the industry are invited to the regional meeting at the:

  • Tuesday 1 May
  • Crows Nest Cultural Centre
  • from 9.45am
  • read the full agenda by clicking here.

On the day, you will hear from Avocados Australia CEO John Tyas on the latest with regard to industry changes, avocado imports and exports, and updates of various projects.

Representatives from Applied Horticultural Research will share the outcomes of their harvest and post-harvest, and retail point of purchase improvement projects. This includes:

  • Getting the best from fungicides and sanitisers
  • To pre-cool or not to pre-cool
  • Avoiding damage on packing-lines
  • Post-harvest cooling and the mysterious ‘tree factor’
  • Transport temperatures
  • ripening and distribution.

Attendees will receive free copies of the Supply Chain Best Practice GuideFruit Quality Problem Solver and Checklists and Ripeness guide, developed by AHR.

A member of the supply chain quality improvement project (involving the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the University of Queensland and Avocados Australia) will discuss technologies and practices to reduce bruising.

Please RSVP to Amanda on admin2@avocado.org.au or 07 3846 6566 by 26 April 2018. Please specify which meeting/s you are attending and if you have any dietary requirements, and provide your mobile number for updates.




10:00 am Start (Arrive 9:45 am) to 2:30 pm, 01/05/2018 (Date Past)


Avocados Australia


Crows Nest Community Centre
28 William Street
Crows Nest
Queensland 4355

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