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Event report from Perishable Logistics Africa event
New freight tax is ‘unacceptable’ and is hitting perishable shippers hard
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Australian meat exporters face major headaches. Ongoing container vessel and reefer container shortages mean long delays in getting Australian export product to market. Some vessels are leaving out major meat export markets altogether due to the shortage of ships and reefers.
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Transgenic Cavendish banana plants. Breakthrough achieved in the test of the first transgenic banana plants with resistance to Fusarium. Researchers from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia hailed the tests as very encouraging. The Cavendish banana is at risk of extinction due to TR4.