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Canned Fruit Production in Australia (2019)

Canned Fruit Production in Australia (2019)


Canned Fruit Production in Australia (2019)

Canned Fruit Overview

Canned fruit is a complete combination of fruits that belong to various categories. They are predominantly pineapples, peaches and pears. Moreover, the majority of this fruit is found within Australia within close proximity to the canning processors. Moreover, the Industry Council of Australia has been established to look after the safety of the producers and consumers. Additionally, they also look after the funding and biosecurity initiatives that are presented. Nonetheless, there are some pests that can harm the successful growth of these type of fruits. Some of these insects may be identified as almond seed wasp, banana spider mite, brown-headed leaf roller and the Carambola fruit fly. Despite the threats in production, this particular industry is quite popular in Australia.


As of June 2020:

  1. 51,814 tonnes of fresh fruit was produced in order to undergo the process.
  2. The value of the fresh fruit production that was grown for canning was $18.4 million. However, the wholesale value of the supply was $94.8 million.
  3. The supply per capita was recorded at 2.7 kg, based on the volume that was supplied.

Major Production Areas

Fruits that are grown for canning purposes are grown all across Australia. This is because there are various types of fruits that fall under this category. The majority of the pineapples are grown in the Sunshine Coast and Yeppoon region of Queensland. Peaches, apricots and pears are also grown in the Goulburn Valley.

Processed Canned Fruit International Trade

As of June 2020, Australia imported approximately 34,252 tonnes of this fruit.