AUSTRALIA: Queensland cane growers continue to seek improved assistance package
Sugar farmers in Queensland are appealing to governments at federal and state level to improve the terms of its A$150m (US$82.2m) assistance package. The Queensland Canegrowers organisation, which represents some 6000 farmers, says the rescue deal does not go far enough. Chairman Jim Pedersen is reported by ABC News as saying: "The Government has made it quite clear that price support is not available because of the implications with all the other industries in Australia, certainly that's one section of the package that doesn't give us confidence to move forward in this industry."
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Why personalisation will take-off in US food
- General Mills sales woes continue - analysis
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Column: Kraft Heinz, Unilever and sustainability
- Unilever 'lining up spreads sale'
- UK own-label firm Park Cakes sold in MBO
- Immigration crackdown "risk" for US dairy industry
- BRF plant suspended amid bribery allegations
- Fonterra cuts earnings forecast