History Grid

2020

Red Rich Fruits opens it’s new, purpose-built packing and distribution centre in Coldstream, Victoria. The 12,000 square metre facility features state-of-the-art equipment and has the capacity to pack 50,000 bins of fruit each year.

20202020-02-26T15:03:27+00:00

2019

Red Rich Fruits secures the exclusive rights to grow, manage and market Cosmic Crisp® Apples in Australia.

20192020-02-26T15:16:28+00:00

2018

Red Rich Fruits purchases three new citrus orchards on the banks of the Burnett River near Gayndah, QLD. The properties boast good quality alluvial sandy loam soil and generous water allocations, feeding full irrigation infrastructure. The Mt Lawless property features a newly-upgraded 2000 sqm packing shed.

20182020-04-16T12:21:50+00:00

2016

Red Rich Fruits purchases mango orchards near Darwin, NT.

 

Red Rich Fruits is a finalist for the Coles ‘Supplier Rising Star’ award.

20162020-04-16T12:32:15+00:00

2014

Red Rich Fruits establishes Berry Creek Packing Company, Darwin’s leading full-service mango pack house.

20142020-04-16T12:27:32+00:00

2010

Matthew Palise joins Red Rich Fruits as Managing Director, quickly adding Citrus and Berries to Red Rich Fruits’ product range through vertical integration and establishing packing facilities in New South Wales.

20102016-12-06T20:12:34+00:00

2002

Mick Napoleone passes away. Management of Red Rich Fruits hands to his sons, Joe and Michael (jnr).

20022016-11-28T22:27:05+00:00

1987

Red Rich Fruits’ Coldstream property is purchased and Punt Road Winery is established
on the site in 1999. The award winning Punt Road Wines label is subsequently launched (2001) followed by Napoleone Cider (2008) and Beer (2014).

19872016-12-06T20:07:04+00:00

1978

The first Red Rich Fruits Market Store opens in the Melbourne Wholesale Markets. The presence is expanded to Sydney Wholesale Markets in 2009.

19782016-12-06T20:04:44+00:00