An orchard full of sweetness

We didn’t have to ‘sweet talk’ any of the teams that signed up for our new corporate challenge Fruit Loop. They just put their best fruit pickin’ gear on and stripped the apple trees bare at Montague Orchard in Narre Warren on March 1 to raise fruit and funds for little old Foodbank.

Fruit Loop participants wearing their apple picking bags standing behind a crate full of apples

As our weary travellers plonked themselves down for a well-earned feast at Stella’s Kitchen and some gastronomically entertaining chat from Attica’s founder and head chef Ben Shewry, 50,000 apples were already on the way back to Foodbank. Ready to be distributed to folks in need around the state.

A tractor full of thanks to our amaaaazing teams of apple pickers:

AusNet, BildUrban, Chobani, DECJUBA Foundation, Jamf, McCain Foods, Peters Ice Cream, Repurpose It, Salesforce, Southern Cross Austero, Villawood and Woolworths.

Oh, and between them they raised 180,000 meals – yee haw!

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