Chris Cope has served in the horticultural industry for over forty years — working with the Department of Primary Industries
- in the Sydney Market,
- at the airport, wharves and
- with the import/export of fresh produce.
His broad experience in the area of post-harvest problems is held in high regard within the industry.
Initially starting with the NSW Department of Agriculture which covered the Sydney Markets and Quarantine work, his experience has been extensive. He has gained international markets knowledge and expertise having spent time in South East Asia as an outturn officer for the Australian government.
Chris started Sydney Produce Surveyors at the time the industry was deregulating and there became an ongoing need for independent consultants. He has been based at the Sydney Markets since 1994 and is highly sought after as an independent surveyor/consultant.