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Vale Eric Haynes

Haynes, Eric (Eka) 18/6/1936 – 18/12/2017 Words and images from Seasol Sadly, on Monday 18th December 2017 we lost our beloved “Eka”, owner of Seasol International. Loving husband of Molly, and father to Lisa and Gary (dec), Eric was a true entrepreneur with a  pioneering spirit. His energy, business acumen, […]

Tomato waste at rotten levels: USC study

Tomato waste at rotten levels: USC study

Supermarket demands for premium, unblemished fruit and vegetables are contributing to alarming waste in Queensland’s tomato growing industry, according to a University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) study. Researchers followed two supply chains from Bundaberg, one of Australia’s largest tomato growing regions, and found up to 87% of undamaged, edible […]

Field Guide to Eucalypts Volume 2; South-western and Southern Australia

Fully revised and updated Third Edition By Ian Brooker and David Kleinig ( Bloomings Books, 2016, Hardback, 562 pages, $129rrp) The Eucalypts are the epitome of the Australian landscape, expressing in its one genus its essence and distinctiveness.     — Sir Otto Frankel This series is widely regarded throughout the world […]