Oranges, The Murray, Victoria, Australia
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Local produce

Known as Victoria's food bowl, the Murray River region is fresh food country. The enviable combination of rich soils, sunny Mediterranean climate, and Murray River water for irrigation ensure there is an endless supply of fruit and vegetables, gourmet cheeses, nuts and excellent fresh water fish.

Trail bound
With three food and wine trails cross-crossing the region, it's now easier than ever to find your way. Choose from 40 wineries, restaurants and pubs along the Echuca Moama Food and Wine Trail, delve into the past while feasting on local delights on the Backroads Trail, or grab a Farm Gate Trail brochure from the local visitor information centre and hit the road.

Farm and river fresh
Indulge in a huge range of fruit, especially citrus fruit and grapes, vegetables, olives and nuts at roadside stalls, farmers' markets or local cafes. Take advantage of the Murray River's abundant fresh water fish, including the famed Murray cod. Fill your basket for the journey home or stay longer and sample fresh local produce cooked up in inventive ways at renowned restaurants, wineries and country cafes.

Top towns
Linger a while in Mildura and savour slow food and high quality produce. Stefano's food store, 27 Deakin, is a good starting point where you can order a picnic hamper filled with the best regional produce. Travel south to Swan Hill, the centre of Australia's stone fruit industry and be sure to look out for farm gates along the Murray Valley Highway to stock up on nectarines, peaches, pistachios, almonds and olives.

Hot chocolate

Renaissance Chocolates

Situated in the wine growing region of Rutherglen, Renaissance Chocolates and Renaissance Farm Bed and Breakfast offers a unique chocolate experience...

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The Big Strawberry is situated at 7034 Goulburn Valley Highway in Koonoomoo

The Big Strawberry

Have a great day out with family and friends at Australia's biggest Strawberry. Come in for the all day breakfasts or choose from the large range of...

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Corowa Chocolate Factory January 2012

Corowa Whisky and Chocolate

In September of 2009, Corowa Whisky and Chocolate was formed, with nothing more than an old abandoned flour mill and a passion to make the best...

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Customers at the Mildura Chocolate Co.

Mildura Chocolate Company

Mildura Chocolate Company's premium quality chocolates have a distinctive Sunraysia flavour. They use local citrus, dried fruit, nuts and even salt...

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Simply Tomatoes

There's a lot more to Simply Tomatoes than the name might suggest. With more than 30 years of tomato growing behind them, Ian and Marilyn Lanyon...

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Gooramadda Olives

Gooramadda Olives

Gooramadda Olives located just outside of Rutherglen grows and produces nine varieties of award winning naturally fermented table olives and extra...

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Enjoy ~ Relax ~ Unwind

Aintree Almonds & Apiary

Aintree Almonds & Apiary is part of the Sun Country on the Murray Farm Gate Trail. Growing and selling Organic Almonds, Honey, Olives and Vegetables....

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Rich Glen Olives

Rich Glen estate is a family owned and operated olive grove located in Yarrawonga, Victoria's gourmet food and wine region. Pressed on site within...

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Look for the yellow cow!

Locheilan Farmhouse Cheese

See delicious cheese being made at Locheilan Farmhouse Cheese from their own cows milk, produced here on the farm. View cheese making, taste and talk...

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