Australia’s strong domestic market and its proximity to Asia makes it a strategically important production region within Sun World’s global supply program, the company said.
Australian table grape exports to Vietnam reached record levels in 2021–22, thanks to improved trading conditions and ongoing export diversification efforts.
China remains the prime destination and growers are optimistic for this season's results despite logistical challenges.
This move expands Sun World’s roster of table grape marketers in Australia, with FPG joining longstanding Sun World licensees Costa Group, Perfection Fresh/Fruit Master and Fruitico.
An Australian table grape company that supplies fruit to domestic and international markets has been fined by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for misleading customers about the origins of its product.
In addition, if forecasts are realized, this year could also mark the first time Peru surpasses Chile in production, the USDA report said.