Broadcast: 3rd July 2015
Presenter: Don Hancey
Don Hancey heads down to the Newton Brothers Orchards in the Southern Forest Region of Manjimup.
- Established in 1929, Newton Brothers Orchards is a family owned and operated business.
- Newton Brothers Orchards is one of the largest orchards in WA, providing employment for 35 permanent and up to 70 casual or seasonal staff.
- The Orchard produces plums, apricots, cherries, pears and apples. It was among the first to grow the WA-developed Pink Lady commercially.
- Recognised in both domestic and international markets, Newton Orchards can be approximately represented as 5% international, 20-40% Eastern Seaboard and the remainder being Perth domestic.
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