Fruit farmers canned by SPC amid cost-of-living crisis

By Jason Gregory and Chris McLennan
Updated June 6 2024 - 5:09pm, first published 5:05pm
SPC said its decision to reduce its fruit intake from farmers was forced by the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Picture supplied.
SPC said its decision to reduce its fruit intake from farmers was forced by the ongoing cost-of-living crisis. Picture supplied.

Fruit farmers are considering pulling out or pruning back trees, dropping fruit on the ground or pivoting to other plantings after a "shock" SPC Global announcement it was reducing its canned peach and pear intake by 40 per cent.

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