We've been delivering to food service customers over 25 years. We offer quality fresh produce, sourced locally when in season.

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Pioneers to 1985

The Clarke family were pioneer settlers at Conway near Proserpine, Queensland in 1910 and four generations have subsequently been involved with food and sugar production.

Fresh Whitsunday

In response to the rapid development of Airlie Beach and and the Whitsundays we established Fresh Whitsunday as a provider of fresh fruit and vegetables to the island resorts and restaurants in this area.

The Fresh Network Mackay

In 1998 The Fresh Network Mackay branch was opened ­ this business involved bananas ripening and potato packing for several Woolworths stores and consequently was our first branch to acquire HACCP Certification.

Growers Own

In 2010 we combined the The Fresh Network business in Mackay and Whitsunday and the Growers Own Ready Fresh business in Rockhampton to form Growers Own which operates today with branches in Brisbane, Rockhampton, Emerald, Mackay and Whitsunday.

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Watermelons and Fresh Affair

In 1986 we grew the first of several crops of commercial watermelons and purchased a retail fruit shop in Proserpine ­ Fresh Affair.

The Fresh Network

In 1995 a partnership was formed with Sang & Co in Cairns to create The Fresh Network and we subsequently opened a Brisbane Market distribution facility from which we have operated ever since.

Growers Own Ready Fresh

In 2004 the Clarke family purchased Growers Own Ready Fresh in Rockhampton which had been a growers’ co­operative that formed after the close of Sunshine Produce in the late 90s. We soon added a freight distribution facility at Emerald to service the Central Queensland coalfields.