Bananas

Ord River growers return to bananas

Two Ord River growers have ripped out grapefruit trees and returned to planting bananas.

Most farmers stopped growing bananas about 10 years ago.

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014 Business and finance, Kununurra Comments Off

Ord Valley: Potato man goes for bananas

The man who bought the Rewards mango shed and farm is getting into bananas.

Tony Galati, who is also WA’s biggest potato producer, says he has leased three properties which he is planting with bananas.

He told The West Australian he intends to expand the business until he supplies about a quarter of the WA market.

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Friday, May 31st, 2013 Business and finance, Kununurra Comments Off
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