THE ARDMONA CANNERY (SPC ARDMONA)
THE STORY TOLD AS A TIMELINE

1921

Ardmona Fruit Products Co-Op Ltd. opens for business.

1926

Ardmona starts processing canned fruit.

1934

Ardmona celebrates the production of its one millionth case of fruit.

1939

Ardmona forms its first subsidiary company, Goulburn Valley Canners Pty Ltd.

1950

Working the canning machines.

1965

Granny Smith Apples first processed.

1971

Ardmona opens a multi-million dollar juice and paste concentrate plant.

1973

Ardmona commences tomato processing operations.

1976

Ardmona becomes the first processor in the world to recognise and satisfy the demand for fruit packed in natural juice, a move soon followed by other major manufacturers around the world.

1980

Goulburn Valley snack pack launched in ERCA format – a key development in deciduous fruit packaging technology.

1985

Ardmona is the first company to pack fruit in long life plastic tubs.

1990

Launch of Ardmona Rich & Thick Range.
In a world first SPC launches microwavable Beans & Spaghetti.

2002

SPC and Ardmona merge to become SPC Ardmona.

2004

SPC Ardmona establishes a production base in Spain.

2006

After a major $15 million investment, the new National Distribution Centre opens in Shepparton.

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