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Increased competition, a strong Australian dollar and increased production costs have seen Australian grown vegetables steadily lose their share in traditional export markets.
As competition increases, we need to investigate production and handling techniques that improve our price and quality competitiveness.
Improving the effi ciency of the supply chain to export markets is one way Australian growers can reduce production and shipping costs and improve product quality.
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Vegetables, Post harvest systems, Handling, Bulk handling, Distribution, Western Australia
Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Marketing
Ramsey, H, and Phillips, D. (2009), Exporting vegetables in bulk : reducing supply chain costs without compromising quality. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4766.
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