Why join the Australian Banana Growers’ Council?
The ABGC is the only horticulture group exclusively representing the interests of Australian banana growers.
Reasons to join us are:
· Access to exclusive industry information. We collate and supply banana transport figures on a weekly basis to ABGC members only. Non-member growers are not supplied with this information
· We convene key industry events of interest to banana growers and provide discounts where possible, eg. the Banana Industry Congress
· We represent the interest of banana growers and are your voice on industry issues, including the investment of industry levy funds on research and development and marketing projects
We work on issues of crucial importance to the survival and growth of the Australian banana industry including:
· Represent the industry on all aspects of Panama TR4 containment
· No banana imports – protecting Australia’s banana industry
· Effective biosecurity measures and pest & disease management
· Research and development projects
· Supply-chain management issues
· Effective communications with key stakeholders including policy makers and key-decision makers
· A fair and sustainable market for banana growers’ produce and a future for our industry.