Fruit growers and processors say they are crushed by a decision to cut the health star rating (HSR) for 100-per-cent no-added-sugar juices from five stars to as low as two stars.
- The trans-Tasman forum has lowered the health star rating of fresh, pure juice
- Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud was unable to persuade the forum against the move
- Devastated farmers fear people will drink less fresh juice, causing more fruit waste
The decision came down to a vote at the Australian…