Punjabi pioneers revolutionize blueberry farming in Australia


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More than 100 blueberry growing Sikh farmers from the mid-north coast of NSW have joined hands to form the Oz Group Co-operative. In the past few years, covering an area of 700 hectares of blueberry bushes, this Co-op has become one of the biggest blueberry suppliers in Australia.

More than 100 blueberry growing Sikh farmers have joined hands to form the Oz Group Co-operative.

In the past few years, this Co-op has become one of the biggest blueberry suppliers in Australia.

Oz Group covers an area of 700 hectares of blueberry bushes, which continues to expand.

In 2016–17, their production was 3,300 tones with a turnover of around $85 million.

The growers drop their produce at the Co-op, where it gets sorted, packed, chilled, distributed and marketed.

 

Read more about: Oz Group Co-operative

 

 

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