Table grape minimum maturity changes imminent
Updates to the minimum maturity standards for Australian table grapes are expected to be finalised soon, following extensive industry consultation.
The proposed changes are based on the analysis of maturity monitoring data from all major public varieties carried out over the past two seasons.
The project Table Grapes Supply Chain Quality 2017-2020 (TG17002) is being funded by Hort Innovation using table grape industry research and development levies and contributions from the Australian Government.
A key objective of this three-year project is to increase the demand and consumption of Australian table grapes by ensuring consumers have a consistently good eating experience, throughout the entire season.
Read the full article here.The Vine Cover Story July 19.pdf