Growers are an extremely important part of the Brisbane Produce Market community and services are continually being developed to improve communication and understanding between growers and wholesalers and to facilitate improvements and efficiencies in the horticulture industry.
This section covers Brismark activities for growers and industry groups including:
- FREECALL Market hotline
- Grower delegations
- Regional tours
- Grower kits
- 10 tips for dealing with the Markets
- Industry group and event sponsorships
- Industry representation
Free Grower Hotline
If you have an operational matter, comments on the Brisbane Markets facilities or even confidential Market-related business to discuss, just give us a call on 1800 631 002. We also encourage you to call if you are experiencing any difficulties in your trade dealings. Learn more.
Brismark’s grower liaison program includes regional visits to Bowen and Bundaberg, with tours to the Stanthorpe, Lockyer Valley, Far North Queensland and Northern NSW regions as industry events or issues arise. Learn more.
FreshTest® is the largest and most comprehensive testing program in Australian Horticulture
FreshTest® is a Fresh Markets Australia (FMA) initiative to provide low-cost MRL (chemical residue) and microbial testing for Wholesalers and their Growers in Australia’s Central Markets. Learn more.
Industry Group and Event Sponsorship
Brismark and Brisbane Markets Limited have formed a joint sponsorship fund for supporting grower and industry events under the Brisbane Produce Market banner. Learn more.
Brismark represents the marketing sector of the horticulture industry to government and other groups. Major issues include the Horticulture Mandatory Code of Conduct, Interstate Biosecurity Requirements, Health Claims through Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ), and the future of the Central Market System. Learn more.