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Avocados Australia Tristate avocado meeting
Industry Notice

Tristate avocado industry meeting

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:

  • Monday, 21 May
  • Renmark Club, Murray Avenue, Renmark
  • from 9.45am.

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 Guide, Fruit Quality Problem Solver and Checklists and Ripeness guide, developed by AHR.


The full agenda is available on our coming events page: http://avocado.org.au/events/upcoming-events/. Don't forget, the SAAGA annual general meeting will also be held on 21 May, at the same venue.


Please RSVP to Amanda on admin2@avocado.org.au or 07 3846 6566 by 15 May 2018. Please specify which meeting/s you are attending and if you have any dietary requirements, and provide your mobile number for updates.


This meeting is part of a series, with events scheduled for:

1 May – South Queensland – Crows Nest Q

2 May – Sunshine Coast – Coolum Q

15 May – Western Australia – Bunbury WA

21 May – Tristate – Renmark SA

31 May – North Queensland – Mareeba Q

5 June – Central New South Wales – Stuarts Point NSW

7 June – Central Queensland – Childers Q


Horticulture Innovation Australia
This Industry Notice has been funded by Hort Innovation, using the avocado research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.