07 Nov

Australia: BiteRiot! preparing to send cherries directly to the Chinese Market

The company produces premium apples and cherries in the Mount Canobolas district, west of Sydney. Owner Fiona Hall says ‘BiteRiot!’ is hoping to airfreight at least three shipments a week, and it will be a major boost not having to go through Hong Kong. BiteRiot! along with partner Vincent Chan of TopFruit have established a distribution facility in Guangzhou and Shanghai to service the e-commerce channels.

Read the full media release: Australia: BiteRiot! preparing to send cherries directly to the Chinese Market


BiteRiot! preparing to send cherries directly to Chinese market for 2018-2019 season

Owner Fiona Hall says BiteRiot! is hoping to air freight at least 3 shipments of fresh cherries a week to China, exporting around 70 tonnes in total. It will be a major boost not having to go through Hong Kong. BiteRiot, along with partner, Vincent Chen of TopFruit, have established distribution facilities in Guangzhou and Shanghai to service the E-commerce channel. To read more or read the article in full, visit Fresh Plaza: http://www.freshplaza.com/article/9028245/Australia-BiteRiot-preparing-to-send-cherries-directly-to-the-Chinese-market/

 


02 Oct
Kira Brown

Media Fresh Plaza – Australia: BiteRiot! preparing to send cherries directly to the Chinese market

By: Nichola McGregor – FreshPlaza,

The company produces premium apples and cherries in the Mount Canobolas district, west of Sydney. Owner Fiona Hall says BiteRiot! is hoping to air freight at least 3 shipments a week, and it will be a major boost not having to go through Hong Kong. BiteRiot, along with partner, Vincent Chen of TopFruit, have established distribution facilities in Guangzhou and Shanghai to service the E-commerce channel.

Read the full article – FreshPlaza


19 Nov
Kira Brown

Media Source: Central Western Daily Cheaper cherries this Christmas as export demand increases

CWD Bite Riot Cheaper Cherries article 2017

By: David Fitzsimons

Orange orchardist and president of the NSW Cherry Growers Association, Fiona Hall, said the crop was looking good this year.

Mrs Hall said the best fruit would probably cost $20 a kilogram at the shops – down from the $30 a kilogram prices of last Christmas after an incredibly wet winter in Orange led to a limited supply.

She said growers received $20 a kilogram last year but this was expected to drop to $10-15 a kilogram this year.

read the full article – Central Western Daily


10 May

Media Source: Weekly Times: Cherry and apple farming: Fiona and Bernard Hall from Orange grow for the future

Media Weekly Times Biteriot 2017

By: NICOLA BELL, The Weekly Times, 

INVESTING in new technology and developing a branding and marketing strategy have allowed Fiona and Bernard Hall to grow their cherry and apple business.

This is despite significant industry contraction in their district and declining domestic apple consumption.

The couple are the owners of Caernarvon Cherry Co at Orange, in central west NSW, a cherry growing, packing and marketing operation, and the co-owners of Bonny Glen Fruits, along with Bernard’s brother, Tim Hall, growing and marketing apples.

“We can have cherries picked, packed and landed in South East Asia in 48 hours  Chile is our biggest competitor in cherries and they have to send theirs by sea freight,”

Fiona said.

Read the full article – Weekly Times