Ag Precinct will value-add local farm sector

Ag Precinct will value-add local farm sector

The Kalfresh-led plan for an integrated Agricultural Industrial Precinct at Kalbar is a step closer to becoming a reality. The revised draft Impact Assessment Report is now being considered by the Queensland Office of the Coordinator General and other government...
Sweet Corn for a Sweet Cause

Sweet Corn for a Sweet Cause

The Kalfresh team and their families came together for a great cause at the recent Kalbar Sunflower 🌻 Festival. A flush of sweet corn provided the incentive for a corn stall at the festival of 1-million sunflowers. The team worked together to man a stall across three...
VJK Produce win Hort Farmer of the Year Award

VJK Produce win Hort Farmer of the Year Award

Congratulations to our North Queensland team who won the Horticulture Award at The Weekly Times Farmer of the Year Awards. Jamie and Melita Jurgens of VJK Produce were in Melbourne for the awards, which seek to recognise agriculture’s ‘best and brightest’. The Weekly...
Working with Foodbank to help those in need

Working with Foodbank to help those in need

Kalfresh remains a dedicated and proud supporter of Foodbank and in 2022 we are pleased to have been able to supply the equivalent of 53,400 meals to people in need. The cost of living crisis and ongoing natural disasters made 2022 an extremely challenging year and we...
New country, new opportunities

New country, new opportunities

Our Sweet Corn production line is humming thanks to the efforts of these seasonal workers who are in Australia from Timor Leste. The group arrived to Australia about nine months ago, through the Pacific Labour Mobilty Scheme (PALM). They joined us in Bowen, with our...
Jess named QLD Ag Emerging Leader

Jess named QLD Ag Emerging Leader

A huge congratulations to Jess Jurgens, our deputy general manager in Bowen at Vee Jays Kalfresh, who was presented with the Queensland Agricultural Minster’s Emerging Leader Award at the Queensland Agriculture Awards in Brisbane this week. The award recognises...