From My Head To-ma-toes

We’re pretty proud of the tomatoes we cook with at Dineamic. They’re ripe, rich and Aussie as they come. But there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the humble tomato… they’re full of nutrients & minerals which have been shown to pack a nutritional punch not to mention they have a history…

Kagome has gone local in tomatoes

JASON Fritsch is the Willy Wonka of tomatoes. He is the chief executive officer of Kagome, the largest tomato processing factory in Australia. Every year the Echuca-based factory processes about 250,000 tonnes of locally grown tomatoes and turns them into purees, pastes, sauces and other tomato products. Last week the factory began a partnership with…

Focus Safe Food Chain

In reference to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) website,“The protection of the health and safety of consumers is a fundamental requirement and a legal obligation of all companies involved in the production and sale of food and grocery products.” Quality control covers KAGOME’s entire process, from tomato seed management and growing crops through to in-store displays. The minimized use of agrochemicals and…

Pouch vs Can

Why the Pouch is a better choice than the can: NO knife NO can opener NO injuries TRANSPARENT POUCH to see what you buy NO allergens, 100% AUSTRALIAN GROWN LESS waste LESS freight LESS cost NO foreign currency exposure; price in Aussie $ MORE product but LESS space on your shelf NO risk of metal…

Boost For Tomato Plant

Kagome is set to expand with a $21 million investment in the Echuca plant. Acting Victorian Premier Peter Ryan and Member for Rodney Paul Weller announced government support of hundreds of thousands of dollars during their visit to the factory on January 7, 2014. Investment will flow into 3 key projects – the growing and…

KAGOME first ever carrot production!

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!