Our farmers make the best products in the world, grown locally to meet our high Australian standards. Purchasing Australian food products means you’re not only supporting local jobs and businesses, but also our economy – not to mention getting fantastic first-grade produce from our very own backyard!
“Ask A Farmer” – grower profile feature article
Michael McMahon, Abbotsleigh Citrus was the first to be interviewed for the new feature column, “Ask A Farmer” in the Brisbane Courier Mail which was published Saturday 19 May 2012.
Michael talks to Alice Gorman about the challenges of establishing and maintaining a successful citrus business as well as providing tips on backyard lemon trees!
Click here to read the full article
Look at the labels or signage when you are buying your fruit to make sure you’re buying great Australian produce. All loose fruit at retail stores is required to be labeled with the country of origin. For juice products, look for “Product of Australia”, or “Not from Concentrate” in the chiller cabinet of your store. For more information, click here.
Relevant sites for Consumers
Visit the Oranges website .
Visit the Mandarins website.