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The Continuous Rise of the Australian Almond

The Australian almond industry is one of the most successful industries in the nation. Currently, it is on track to reach a production capacity of 160,000 tonnes. Thus, it is forecasted to reach a farmgate revenue of more than $1 billion. The nut continues to be the crop of increases. This means there are increased […]

2021-11-12

Australia Leads Asian Wheat Trade: 2021/22

It cannot be denied that Australia is one of the world’s largest exporters. Therefore, the nation is now set to witness a second-consecutive year of strong wheat exports. Even though there are government interventions and production cuts, Australia has still managed to sustain its exports. At the current moment, the country is forecasted to produce […]

2021-10-29

Australia’s Cotton Industry Celebrated

World Cotton Day As a part of World Cotton Day, the nation’s cotton growers are being widely celebrated and hailed. This is because they have been an integral part of the agricultural community. This season has been one of the best so far. The productivity levels have been unlike any other season. The successful season […]

2021-10-07

Pressure Created on the Middle Eastern Orange Market

Many Middle Eastern sellers are still harvesting the last Midknight and Delta Valencias. Because the fruit is small in size, the flowering period is directly related to its size. Moreover, since the last harvest season was mostly cold, there were a lot of shortages that were seen by the producers. Additionally, water shortages were also […]

2021-09-30

Almond Shipments Going Strong Despite Pandemic

Even though Covid 19 is retaining its power to spread anarchy throughout the world, almond shipments are still being carried out at full speed. Though there have been times where the pandemic has threatened to slow down this industry, the officials have not allowed it to completely consume it. Hari Yellina, of Orchard Tech, agrees […]

2021-08-24

Position Report: Almond Exports in Australia

The Australian nuts industry is one of the most successful sectors when it comes to the Australian economy, and this is due to the almond exports. Now, over 160,000 tonnes of these nuts were produced. Additionally, the revenue exceeded more than one billion dollars. This nut is one that continues to increase in value and […]

2021-07-21

Price Adjustments in the Almond World

The almond industry is one of the most booming ones in the world. With the demand for almonds rising, production has also exponentially increased and the price has risen. In fact, this nut is popular in all international markets such as India, Europe and China. Moreover, it is a known fact that Californian almonds are […]

2021-07-15

Wine Australia Welcomes Record Vintages

Australia can now proudly claim a record vintage in regards to the national wine grape crop. It has amounted to 2.03 million in the year 2021. Nevertheless, the prices have also significantly increased alongside this. Unlike, during the rest of the time, this crop has now claimed the highest price in 13 years. This is […]

2021-07-12

Asparagus Production and Growth in Australia (2020)

Overview Out of all of the vegetables harvested in Australia, asparagus is a popular vegetable among the citizens. Asparagus is typically divided into two categories: a spring cut and a summer cut. The latter is primarily saved for the domestic market. Because of the low cost of the imported products, minimal processing occurs of the […]

2021-06-16

Lychees’ Production in Australia (2020)

Overview The lychee is a subtropical fruit, which is oval and the size of a walnut. In fact, lychees are part of the berry kingdom and grown on tropical, evergreen trees. Moreover, after a few months of growth, these individual flowers transform into bunches of fruit. Australia is a nation that harbours the most extended […]

2021-06-11

Mandarins Production and Growth in Australia (2020)

Mandarins are usually available from April to October. Imperial oranges are the most popular ones in the market. Since this fruit is extremely easy to peel and contains few to no seeds, they are extremely popular in Australia. Mandarins belong to the citrus family and are a distinct species of oranges. These spherical oranges are […]

2021-06-11

Grapefruit Overview and Growth in Australia (2020)

Grapefruit is a citrus variant that is available all year. Nonetheless, there are some availability issues in the month of January. Some of the most common variants that are available are the Thompson, the Wheeney, the Texan and the Marsh. This fruit is generally segregated based on its colour and the number of seeds present. […]

2021-06-10

Cherries Production and Growth in Australia 2020

The Victorian cherry season usually commences in the first or second week of November. It then continues through January. The quality of this fruit is dependent upon many factors. These seasonal factors include frost, humidity, hail and rainfall. Hence, farm owners and staff need to constantly monitor and care for the crops during harvest season. […]

2021-06-09

Rubus Berries Production and Growth in 2020

Rubus berries are dominantly grown in the southern parts of Australia. They are usually available from November to April. At the present moment, there are approximately 120 growers that are growing this fruit all across the country. The greatest volume growth is from December to April. Nevertheless, due to the high demand, these berries are […]

2021-06-09

Avocado Consumption is at an All Time High

Even during the pandemic, the Australian market has been absorbing record sales of avocados as consumers are looking for healthy, versatile options. The economic recovery, continued retail sales and increased food service activities have boosted consumer demand for avocados, which will support the already established prices. Just yesterday, the Australian government successfully announced a quarantine […]

2021-05-20

Australian Grapes Suffer Due to Chinese Customs Delay

Australian table grapes are troubled by delays in clearing Chinese ports. Growers and industry executives see this as another sign of worsening trade ties between the two countries. Relations worsened last year after Canberra accused China of meddling in domestic affairs. They cooled even more when Australian PM Scott Morrison sought an independent inquiry over […]

2021-04-26

Cucumbers Production in Australia (2019)

Overview of Cucumbers It is generally agreed that cucumbers originated in India and have been under cultivation for at least 3000 years. From India, the plant was introduced into China and then into the West. Both the Greeks and the Romans knew and grew the cucumber. With the possible exception of some gherkins grown in […]

2021-01-06

Grapefruits and the Recent Rise in the Market

Grapefruit is part of the citrus family and grows in clusters on the tree, like grapes – this is said to be where the name originates. Grapefruits come in a variety of colours including yellow, pink and red, and they have a variety of tastes from sweet to sour. Grapefruit production mainly occurs in the Murray valley region. […]

2021-01-04

Growth of the Canned Fruit Production in Australia

The growth of the canned deciduous fruit business is primarily based in the Goulburn-Murray Valley region of Victoria, processing Australian apples, apricots, peaches, pears and plums at Shepparton. The canned fruits industry does not have a specific biosecurity plan or manual but has developed plans and manuals for the pome fruit (apple and pear) and […]

2021-01-04

Olives Production in Australia (2019)

Overview Olives are a common fruit that is grown in all major states of Australia. However, the majority of production is grown in Victoria. Almost all of these fruits that are grown in Australia are for olive oil production. Both of these forms are popular in Australia. Since the olive tree can survive for thousands […]

2020-10-19