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Historical document

Educational tour to Israel for stone fruit (SF07024)

Key research provider: Holman Fresh Pty Ltd
Publication date: 2008

This is a final research report from Hort Innovation’s historical archives. Please note that as these reports may date back as far as the 1990s, the content and recommendations within them may be superseded by more recent research.

What was it all about?

  • Learn supply chain efficiencies and customer requirements from a major Northern Hemisphere supplier to the important UK market with the aim of duplicating in Australia’s counter-seasonal window.
  • To assess the commercial potential of Ben-Dor bred apricots, (both coloured and aroma type) and early plums with the view of gaining IP rights for Australia.
  • To assess the cultural / growing characteristics of Ben-Dor’s yellow and Lamoon type of plums HF had existing rights to.

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Funding statement:
This project was funded by Hort Innovation (then Horticulture Australia Limited) with the financial support of Panda Ranch.

Copyright © Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited 2008. The Final Research Report (in part or as whole) cannot be reproduced, published, communicated or adapted without the prior written consent of Hort Innovation (except as may be permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)).