Food Safety

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Accredited safe vegetables help Vietnamese farmers earn more

    AHR leads a successful Australian-funded aid project, which is helping farmers in Northwest Vietnam access a new path to market for their vegetables—via an accreditation program—to help them sell into high-value modern retail markets in Hanoi. Key points …

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Ms Luyen from Tu Nhien village and Ms Vu Thi Phuong Thanh from Fresh Studio are justifiably proud of the premium strawberries now grown in Tu Nhien village

How growing high-quality vegetables increased Vietnam vegetable farmers’ income by 150%

An Australian-funded project is helping farmers in Vietnam increase their income by supplying high-quality, certified-safe vegetables to retail stores and urban consumers in Hanoi. Using a value chain model developed as part of the ACIAR – AHR project team, farmers …

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Food Safety Guidelines – New!

The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) is an industry-led organisation established in 2013 to enhance fresh produce food safety across Australia and New Zealand through research, outreach and education. Industry consultation by the FPSC identified the need to update and …

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Identifying and sharing postharvest best practice on-farm and online

Postharvest handling—the link between production and consumption —hasn’t received much attention. Yet postharvest strategies can improve quality and shelf life, and reduce costs, giving a better product for consumers and greater profits for growers. Existing recommendations describe what happens under optimum conditions, but what happens when conditions are less than ideal?

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