Voice calls for fair prices

THE peak body representing the nation’s fruit and vegetable growers says a more transparent system is needed to ensure horticulturalists receive adequate prices for their produce.

Tania Chapman says traders need to ensure growers are paid enough to cover their production costs.

Tania Chapman says traders need to ensure growers are paid enough to cover their production costs.

The Federal Government has announced it will change the dispute resolution process in horticulture after an independent review of the Horticulture Code of Conduct found it was inefficient and ignored by growers and traders.

Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston said it was important the code supported constructive and fair business between horticulture growers and traders.

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