Giving a fig for heritage

Santo Romeo has built his thriving fig farm on the foundation of his father's seminal work in marketing the fig in Australia beyond the local market.

Satisfaction from product to prices and every step in between sees one fig farm in northern Victoria tick every box in fruit production. ANDY WILSON paid a visit.

Santo Romeo runs Figtasia Farms at Shepparton East with a crew of nearly two dozen pickers and 15 packing shed staff and is proud of both his team and his product.

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