Everything about the Annual Potato Industry Dinner at the National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide on Friday night was exceptional! The industry and supporting stakeholders united in a way never seen before with the Exhibition Hall brought to a stand-still!

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L-R: Rod Knight (Thomas Foods International Fresh Produce), John Mitolo, Alex Mitolo (The Mitolo Group), Robbie Davis (Potatoes South Australia), Paul White (Zerella Fresh), Chris McDermott (Little Heroes Foundation)

Every year, an auction of new season baby potatoes is held during the evening, with all proceeds donated to the Little Heroes Foundation, a charity dedicated to supporting children living with cancer and serious illness, and their families.

Mr Chris McDermott, Little Heroes Foundation Chairman and CEO talked of the work a little girl with a rare genetic disease who had passed away during the week. She had been in the care of the Foundation for the past eight years.  Click here to read more...