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...
Beutel family keeps us trucking

Beutel family keeps us trucking

Kalfresh has a proud trucking history, which is in the safe, reliable hands of the Beutel family. The Beutels are a generational family of truck enthusiasts who have been carting our vegetables since Kalfresh started in 1992. The love for trucking started with Evan...
Meet our Bowen farming partners

Meet our Bowen farming partners

Kalfresh and the Jurgens family in Bowen have been in a joint venture for seven years. The partnership enables us to provide reliable, consistent supply of organic and conventional vegetables from May to November, taking advantage of the mild North Queensland winter....
Carrot Day 2022 really packed a crunch

Carrot Day 2022 really packed a crunch

After a two year hiatus, we were thrilled to be able to host the Kalfresh Carrot Day again in June 2022, as part of Scenic Rim Eat Local Week. We welcomed more than 1200 carrot-loving visitors to the farm and to the factory to see how we grow, pick, wash and pack...