Affiliate Members

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers, 2024 Gala Dinner - Saturday 25th May 2024,

Bundaberg Multiplex and Convention Centre, 1 Civic Avenue Bundaberg QLD 4670

 


Silver Members

As a research and development focused company, FMC continues to improve the way pest control products interact with living and built environments.

Where products require compliance to CodeMark, environmental, or other agreed product/service standards, FMC is committed to maintaining and improving upon those requirements.

AquaterreX is a global environmental services organization with a mission to broadly implement effective water and food security solutions. We find and deliver high-quality, healthy fresh groundwater that can be managed sustainably, assuring our customers’ long-term water security and future.

Rabobank was founded in 1898 by farmers to support each other’s businesses and give rural communities access to fair financing. We take a long-term view of your business and have a deep knowledge of agribusiness right across the value chain. And, many of our rural managers are from the land, so they don’t just understand farming, they live and breathe it.

QRIDA has been a proud supporter of rural and regional Queensland for over 25 years, helping primary producers make a start in agriculture, improve long term sustainability and profitability and recover from drought and natural disasters. QRIDA also provides a range of Farm Debt Services including overseeing Farm Business Debt Mediation and the Farm Business Analysis Assistance program.

Wilson’s Industrial Sales was founded in 1964 by well-known Bundaberg local identity Mr Noel Wilson in small premises on the corner of Targo and Woondooma Streets. 
The business rapidly expanded with sound management, culminating in relocation to the present, much larger, Quay and Walla Streets site in 1972.

We’ve been in business for 30 years – starting as a small accountancy firm, servicing our community and its industries.

Along the way, we’ve seen families grow with us through changing times. As farms and businesses have passed down through generations, we have continued to evolve Frontgate with new services and technology to ensure we remain the accountants of choice in our region.

Agri Technovation believes that technology and innovation is the formula for the future, using their extensive experience in agronomy, horticulture, soil science, microbiology, geographic information systems, chemistry and process and production engineering, to bring producers profitable and sustainable sought-after solutions.

Rural Bank – who are we?

  • We are agribusiness specialists
  • We are Australian owned and operated
  • We recognise the challenges faced by changing economic conditions
  • We understand the seasonal cycles of agriculture
  • We are 100% focused on helping you grow your business

Bayer is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds and innovative crop protection solutions, as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. 

Sweet Potatoes Australia is a joint venture between Bundaberg’s largest producers of sweet potatoes producers. We proudly offer a stable, transparent supply chain from our paddock to your shelves – and ultimately to the consumer’s plate.

Our Nutrien Ag Solutions© and Landmark© Retail businesses provide complete agricultural solutions, including nutrients, crop protection products, seed, services and agronomic advice to growers.

With a committed team across Australia, including crop experts in key growing regions, we are working with growers on a daily basis to more deeply understand their needs, and consider how our technologies can help them capture new opportunities and overcome the challenges of modern farming.

Oji Fibre Solutions is a leading producer of market pulp, paper and fibre based packaging.
We are committed to delivering innovative, environmentally sustainable products, and working collaboratively to develop solutions that enhance the competitiveness of our customers.

TriCal Australia continues its history of providing innovative and dependable fumigation products and services to the Australian fumigation, agriculture, pest control and quarantine community. We are committed to providing quality products and services to all our clients with an ongoing focus on safety.

Marquis is a highly successful commercial enterprise that is still owned by growers. It’s been that way since its creation in 1983, when a few macadamia growers near Lismore decided to take control of the production and marketing of their own produce.

GNL Produce has been a leading Fruit & Vegetable wholesaler in the Brisbane Markets since 1990. We are committed to providing unsurpassed service for our Growers while supplying our high end buyers with premium fruit on a daily basis. GNL Produce specializes in a number of lines which makes us a one stop shop for most buyers. GNL Produce is HARPS and Freshcare quality assured.

Australian Bio Plastics is an Australian-owned company established in 2006, specialised in the manufacturing and supplying of genuine biodegradable agricultural mulch film

Nufarm has a vast range of crop protection products for the control of weeds, pests and diseases in fruit and vegetable production, including CRUCIAL, Champ DP, Tri-Base Blue, Lannate, Du-Wett, Designer and many others.
We have an extensive network of territory managers and research and development staff who live and work in regional Australia.

The Burnett Mary Regional Group for Natural Resource Management Ltd. (BMRG) is the peak body for natural resource management (NRM) within the Burnett Mary region.

CQUniversity Bundaberg offers small class sizes, with very individually-focussed, high-quality educational service provision, across a wide range of university study courses.

Our facility offers a convenient opportunity for Wide Bay residents to drop off their green waste at no cost.  Creating green waste compost contributes to making natural enhancers that restore lost nutrients to the soil, helps the soil to retain water, and makes it less vulnerable to erosion.

Entegra is a company who prides themselves on thinking outside the box, producing exceptional quality and highly aesthetical products. The company will always make decisions based on what is right rather than the bottom line.

FormAtt Machinery is a family-owned and operated a local business.
We pride ourselves on offering customers the right advice and we aim to develop positive relationships with our customers for the lifetime of their product.
We also strive to deliver exceptional products and parts, with unsurpassed services, in the Wide Bay district.

Inform Ag is the Australian market leader in agricultural engineering and IT solutions delivering fully integrated hard and soft technological projects. Partnering with a select group of internationally successful DecisionAg suppliers such as Conservis, AgOtter and Sentera; along with our internal control systems products means our ability to help you capture, understand and take advantage of your big-data picture is unrivalled.

One of Australia’s premier fresh fruit wholesaling businesses, J E Tipper provides professional marketing services supported by unrivalled logistics capability that optimises results for both suppliers and customers.

Tacca is the whole package.
We’re about crafting innovative packaging solutions on time, on budget and with a smile. Because that’s how Clem Tacca did it in 1987, and how we’re still doing it today. It’s just the Tacca way.

Providers of soil remediation, folio fertilisers and biocides to farmers. Bioremediation of soils, biocides and folio fertigation products. Dosatron advise and sales.
Contact Gordon Shaw on 0405 607 013

Agspec is a distributor of fertilisers, crop protection products, growing media, and agricultural machinery in the Asia-Pacific region. Quality, branded and professionally packaged products move to farmers through our trained country teams, or via our distribution partners.

Kookaburra Worm Farms is a family owned, home based business, located in the hinterland of the Widebay region of Queensland.
We pride ourselves on our high levels of professionalism, customer service and the exceptionally high quality of our worms and worm related products.

Established in 1966, Rivulis is headquartered in Israel with a strong global presence, including 16 manufacturing facilities, 2,000 employees, 3 R&D centers (in Israel, Greece and California) and multiple Design Centers.

North Queensland Agricultural Supplies (NQAS) is an Australian owned company and has been manufacturing and selling agricultural, industrial and trade products and machinery in Australia for over 50 years.

We are a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of quality non-genuine harvester parts and equipment to suit the CASE IH Austoft and John Deere Cameco cane harvester machines.

Our business is focused on providing superior services and products to a wide range of rural enterprises. Operating from a number of locations across all States and Territories of Australia, this unique footprint offers both international and local manufacturers of farm inputs (fertiliser, crop protection, seed) with a specialised route to the farm gate.


The company has an extensive network of 19 Lindsay Rural supply stores and 19 Lindsay Transport depots.

The group’s major activities are:

  • Road transport, logistics, and warehousing services
  • Specialist services to rural suppliers, with an emphasis on the horticultural industry
  • Fumigation, ripening, quarantine, inspection, import and export services

UPL offers solutions to farmers to optimise farm productivity through innovation & cost-effective products to provide the best value for money.

Corteva Agriscience™ is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. By combining the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences, we’ve harnessed agriculture’s brightest minds and expertise gained over two centuries of scientific achievement. 

Sunwater is a water service provider, making the most of the available water supply for our agriculture, urban and industrial customers. We operate 365 days a year to deliver for our customers. We understand the essential role our customers play in regional growth and prosperity.

Opal Fibre Packaging supplies a wide range of innovative corrugated packaging solutions to a broad range of market segments that includes FMCG, fruit and produce, protein, dairy, dry goods, wine, beverage and industrial manufacturers.

IrriCheck specialises in holistic agricultural irrigation scheduling software and services. Through our proprietary software system, IrriCheck Pulse™, we are able to optimise our clients irrigation scheduling process by maximising production and ensuring optimal water usage.

Agripower Australia Limited (Agripower) is an Australian company that produces a unique range of silicon fertilisers and soil amendments for use in broadacre agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, organic agriculture, amenity horticulture and lawns and turf.

Boomaroo currently supplies more than 300 million transplantable seedlings to growers across Vic, Qld, SA and NSW. We also specialise in Greenlife including potted plants and potted colour (ornamental flowering plants). Renowned for high quality commercial seedlings and wholesale Greenlife, we have the capacity to deliver on time, every time.

Sumitomo Chemical Agrosolutions has focused on providing solutions for horticulture in Australia since 1998. Globally, for over 50 years, we have produced naturally occurring environmentally compatible crop protection products and plant growth regulators. We provide a unique offering of both conventional and biological products to our grower customers.

Sentek design, develop, manufacture, support and globally distribute best-in-class technologies for measuring and managing soil moisture, salinity and temperature.

In addition to our general banking products and services in lending, working capital and transactional needs, we also have our Agri-specific sustainable finance solutions, to help unlock profitability and build resilience. 

Countryco Ag Services Pty Ltd’s Chemical Accreditation Courses are delivered in NSW and Qld as an agent for Trainer Services Pty Ltd,  RTO No 40867. Certification is issued by Trainer Services Pty Ltd

Pastro Ag spray equipment is technologically advanced, durable and stylish.
Our machinery is designed and built in the Riverina to perform in high volume, commercial applications across harsh Australian conditions.

Planfarm’s consulting arm to Horticulture provides farmers and farm businesses with unprecedented access to professional support and data.

We strive to make a difference to our clients, our team and our industry because we genuinely care and enjoy what we do.

You are more than a customer to us: you are at the centre of everything we do.
From parts to service, you’re in good hands with RDO Equipment – Australia’s most trusted John Deere Construction & Forestry, Agriculture & Turf and Vermeer equipment dealer.

Withcott Seedlings is a major commercial supplier of vegetable and tree seedlings to the East coast of Australia and forms an integral link in the supply of fresh food throughout Australia.

Withcott Seedlings grows a large variety of vegetable seedlings and has a proven capacity to produce wholesale orders to our customers.

Hybrid Fertilisers is an example of Australian innovation and ingenuity in agriculture. We are 100% Australian owned and operated.

Hybrid Fertilisers works with some of Australia’s leading farmers and plant nutritionists to develop and test our products. We have consulting agronomists and plant nutritionists available to talk to our customers.

 

BHT is a family run transport business ran out of Bundaberg, servicing the eastern coast of Australia

We offer irrigation design and installation service to suit all needs and are proud of our long standing and trusted association with many well established irrigation supply companies including Onga, PentairVinidexTrailcoValley Centre PivotsGrundfosPhilmac and Netafim.

Shamrock Marketing is a well known agent and stockist of fresh fruits & vegetables from all around. Located at the Rocklea Markets, Shamrock Marketing can be found in the Brismark directory by following the www link below.

Cheshire Machinery is Queensland’s Number 1 Case IH and New Holland dealer with branches in Mackay, Proserpine and Bundaberg all offering the same high quality, reliable product, excellent parts backup and superior service.

Smillie’s Group is a locally owned business based in the Wide Bay Region.

We specialise in providing vegetation management solutions for horticultural and agricultural purposes via mechanical and cultural methods.

 

Whether you ship around the corner or across the world, we understand that keeping your goods moving matters. That’s why our 540 logistics specialists across Australia offer global services with a local touchpoint. Wherever you do business, so do we.

Reciprocal Members

Membership with Bundaberg Tourism has a different meaning to different businesses. Some join as a contribution to building a prosperous tourism industry, some join to tap into the marketing resources or the people coming through the Visitor Information Centres…whatever your motivation, our organisation exists for the collective success of the region

Assists businesses to innovate, generate and accelerate. If you need space to work from, access to free business advice and support, or facilities to run your next meeting or event, get in touch with the friendly team at Regional Business HQ today!

Helping Local Businesses Grow & Prosper.

Our Chamber is focused on supporting local businesses by providing education, networking opportunities and increased exposure. We invite you to become part of our supportive community of members.

Preferred Member Providers

MRH Lawyers are leaders in Horticulture law maintaining close ties to the rural community. We have provided rural legal solutions to some of the region’s most prominent farming families for many years.
Our horticulture team has a strong relationship with industry organisations and are the ‘go-to’ firm for rural accountants and financial advisers when legal guidance is required.

 

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