When it comes to broccoli, there are 2 categories that can be found: regular broccoli and baby broccoli. The term ‘baby’ refers to two different types of vegetable. Firstly, baby broccoli is identified as a variety of modified version. Secondly, it may also signify Broccolini, a fusion between regular broccoli and the Asian, leafy vegetable, ‘Gai Lan’. Thus, this vegetable and its various subtypes are enjoyed by Australian citizens greatly.
As of the year ending in 2020:
This is a common vegetable that is produced in most Australian states. However, amongst all states, Victoria is a region where the majority of this vegetable is found. Moreover, in Queensland, the major growing areas are Lockyer Valley and Stanthorpe. In New South Wales, this vegetable is grown at Windsor and Forbes. Finally, Robinvale and Melbourne are the regions where broccoli is found in Australia.
Australia can be identified as a net exporter of both this and cauliflower. As of 2020, Australia has exported over 5,169 tonnes of vegetables. Here, imports are counted in the negative tonnes.
It has been recorded that this vegetable is imported in some volume. However, the exact records are not available due to the way trade data is written down.