Our first ever carrot production continued today… Chris Taylor our Irrigation Manager was in charge of the carrot growing, showcasing his talents in the tractor (Chris doubles as our go-to “farmer male model”) and Mel, one of our Agronomists, checking field yields. The carrot story is on Weeknights tomorrow night on Southern Cross Ten!
An interesting news article on Kagome’s history in Japan, and our approach to tomatoes in food, a philosophy shared by Kagome Australia! http://www.japantoday.com/
The battle to keep Australian-grown product on supermarket shelves in this country continues… #australianmadeisnotthesameasaustraliangrown when it comes to packaged food.
Kagome only uses 100% GMO-free tomatoes grown right here in Australia!
Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant and bright red carotenoid pigment found in tomatoes and other red fruits. An antioxidant is responsible for neutralizing free radicals which may damage the body’s cells. Oxidative damage has been linked to the onset of many degenerative diseases such as cancer and other age-related diseases.