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Big Strawberry set for Bundy?

July 24th, 2012 by admin

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Rena Dang, Gina Dang and Trinity Dang with the fresh strawberries from SSS Strawberries.

WE ALL know about the Big Pineapple, the Big Banana and the Big Mango – but soon Bundaberg might have its very own Big Strawberry.

North Bundaberg farm SSS Strawberries plans to build a $3 million strawberry-shaped building that would act as a new tourist attraction and show off the region as a horticulture hub.

The 500sq m building would be used as offices, a restaurant and souvenir store, and would also feature an educational section showing how strawberries are produced.
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Strawberry season’s sweet start

June 8th, 2012 by admin

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THE wait is nearly over for the sweet and juicy taste of Bundaberg’s freshest winter treat – strawberries.

Tina McPherson from Tinaberries said they had picked the first red delights of the season at the start of the week.

“They should be in shops really soon, within the end of the week,” she said.

The farm gate, with new EFTPOS facilities, should open on restricted hours within the next two weeks, before opening seven days when the season gets into full swing.
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Sweet berry surprise

May 14th, 2012 by admin

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Thanh Tam Dang

THE fruit has come early this year for one of the biggest strawberry farms in the region.

Tam Dang, co-owner of SSS Strawberries, said their season had started about a month earlier than they had expected.

Pickers were out in force yesterday in the strawberry fields taking advantage of the early arrival of the fruit.
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