Australia’s largest tomato grower, SP Exports, has gone into voluntary administration. The Childers-based operation, near Bundaberg in southern Queensland, and in Victoria, is now in the hands of administrators.
Contributing to the company’s failure has been two chemical oversprays from nearby properties, last year’s floods, and low prices since 2001. The company put more than 1160 hectares of farm land and four homes at Childers on the market last December as the company’s owners battled to keep the business running. Read More »