BRISBANE: October 2021 – Montague Queensland, part of Australia’s leading fresh produce company, is delighted to announce the expansion of its Brisbane Markets-based operations with the addition of the ten-strong team from T-Produce.
According to General Manager Queensland, Hamish Montague, these new team members bring a wealth of experience and industry expertise in new-to-the-company product lines, such as onions, potatoes, citrus, ginger, grapes, broccoli, lettuce, and garlic alongside the existing range of apple, pears, stone fruit and cherries. Montague management welcome T-Produce this month.
“We’re pleased to welcome Sal Turissi, Brett Rossiter, Shane Cooper, and Ross Caltabiano to the sales floor; Samantha Carter to the support office; and Ama Afu, Tony Ahome’e, David Fifita, Hiki Laumanu, and Richard Stendrup to the logistics team at Montague,” said Hamish.
“They bring a wide range of complementary skills to our existing capabilities, and joining us enables significant succession planning, so we can continue to service our customers in the future.”
The addition of the T-Produce team builds further on the expansion of Montague operations in Queensland. That expansion began two-years ago with the opening of the C1 building - a world-class distribution and packing facility within the Brisbane Markets site at Rocklea.
The 5,578m2 facility features a fully automated, temperature-controlled environment, with extensive cold storage space and ripening rooms equipped with the latest European tarpless technology.
Montague is a family-owned business who have been growing fruit for three generations. Founded by William (Bill) Montague (OAM) in 1948 the company is now operated by his family. In 2021 Montague activities include fruit growing, production and packing, food sales and marketing and the provision of storage and logistics services. The Montague team and their network of national and global horticulture partners are dedicated to innovation in the horticulture industry and educating consumers about the world of fresh produce.
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