Dried fruit growers top of the crop

May 27, 2024 7:48 am in by

Cardross dried grape growers Andrew and Sharee Hobbs have been recognised at this year’s Dried Fruits Australia Quality Awards.

The couple took out Best Overall Fruit and Best Sultana or Sultana-type.

Other categories including Best Currant, handed to Robert and Elizabeth Kennedy, while Stephen and Jinky Nichols won Best Raisin.

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The awards were handed out at the recent Mildura Field Days, with Dried Fruits Australia says this year’s winners should be proud of their achievements following challenges in recent years.