Avocado, a popular fruit in Australia, is consumed by many households. Production of this fruit mainly occurs in Queensland and New South Wales during the winter months. Moreover, this fruit is also produced in Western Australia during the summer months. Among the various types, the most common and popular types are Hass and Shepard.
As of the year 2019,
These fruits are majorly grown in Queensland during the winter months. They are particularly found in the Atherton Tablelands and also Bundaberg/Childers regions. Additionally, these fruits are also discovered in Western Australia during the summer. In this region they are specifically discovered in Pemberton/Manjimup. In fact, smaller volume of this fruit is also grown at New South Wales and the Tri State Area around Sunraysia.
In the main market, Hass avocados are majorly produced. Moreover, there are some other types of avocados that are also found in Australia. They are:
Australia is generally considered to be a net importer of fresh fruits. The nation imports around 15,000 to 25,000 tonnes of this fruit from its neighbour, New Zealand. As of 2019, Australia has imported approximately 14,562 tonnes and exported about 3,202 tonnes of this particular fruit.
Article by: Hari Yellina (Orchard Tech)