Major partners renew ties
Citrus Australia partners – MAF and edp – have both renewed with CEO Judith Damiani thanking them both for their continued support.
“Their support enables Citrus Australia to invest in programs that have direct benefits for our members
“They have been valued partners and we thank them for their support in the industry.”
edp is celebrating its 70th year in business.
This Australian company is a major supplier to the Australian citrus industry, in the area of retail packaging machinery and consumables.
edp is also the Australian agent for the Spanish Company Giro, a world leading manufacturer and supplier to the Citrus Industry.
General Manager, Ray Thrum, said the citrus industry has been a major part of their growth as a business.
“We want to invest back in the industry that has been good to us, especially in recent times,” Ray said.
“We’re pleased to extend our partnership and are looking to continue our support into the future.”
Ray said that quality of service is important to edp and he was impressed with the way in which the Citrus Australia operates.
MAF Oceania offers global packing equipment and automation solutions to the fresh produce industry, together with packing line.
MAF Oceania is based at Bacchus Marsh in Victoria and tailors equipment to the fresh produce industry, together with packing line upgrades, electronic refits, and technical advice and support.
Its latest release, the Globalscan 6, evaluates citrus for external defects and sorts by size and colour using cameras with five times the resolution of earlier models.
MAF also provides brix monitoring equipment that samples batches for sweetness.