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Exports News List

Melons from Queensland to Now Re-enter New Zealand

After the cucurbit trade was reopened last month, Queensland melons can officially go back on New Zealand shelves. New trade conditions agreed to by both the Australian Government and the industry mean that melon exporters can once again send product across the Tasman. New Zealand suspended Queensland cucurbit fruit trade in December 2019, after the […]

2021-04-07

Trade of Potato Growers Amidst Deadly Pandemic

Fresh potato exports from January to December 2020 Coming up to the anniversary of the start of the global pandemic, total fresh potato exports have seen a slight increase in value and moderate decline in volume compared to 2019. Based on data from the Global Trade Atlas, there was a 5.1 per cent increase in […]

2021-03-25

Table Grapes Back in Demand in Australia

Due to the labour shortage situation, a Victorian table grapes producer is forced to admit that the upcoming season may be tumultuous due to the weather change and labour shortage. However, due to the great demand, there are hoards of opportunities that are present. Orchard Tech has decided to keep supplying the table groups to […]

2021-01-19

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

Fresh Eggplants Production in Australia (2019)

Overview Due to the immense popularity and demand, eggplants are grown all across Australia. However, the majority of the production occurs along the east coast. In the current scenario, these vegetables are grown outdoors. Nevertheless, due to the growing popularity of this vegetable, they are being grown all year-round in high-tech greenhouses. Although enjoyed like […]

2020-10-23

Prunes Production in Australia (2019)

Overview Plums that are grown for drying purposes are known as prunes. Hence, these are the byproducts of extremely dried plums. Prunes are a type of fruit that is extremely popular in Australia. Not only do prunes improve vision, but they also contain many qualities to improve declining heart conditions. Hence, this fruit is a […]

2020-10-19

Production of Fresh Grapes in Australia (2019)

Overview The Wine and Grape Industry in Australia has a long and interesting history. The first vines arrived in Australia in 1788, and after an unsuccessful planting at Farm Cove (the site of the present Sydney Botanical Gardens), were transplanted to Parramatta, west of Sydney. In the modern-day, grapes are grown all over the Australian […]

2020-10-15

Production of Plums in Australia (2019)

Overview The majority of plums that are produced in Australia are grown in the southern states. Nevertheless, these plums are predominantly produced in Victoria. Over the years, plums have become extremely popular with Australian citizens. Varieties In Australia, plums are classified as either Japanese or European varieties. The plums may also be ‘freestone’, where the […]

2020-10-15

Apricots Production in Australia (2019)

Overview Apricots are a type of fruit that has gained a lot of popularity in Australia over the years. Not only are they a good source of vitamins A and C, but they also aid the body to repair any damaged tissues. Moreover, apricots are extremely rich in dietary fibre. These fruits are best grown […]

2020-10-13

Pineapples Production in Australia (2019)

Overview The majority of pineapple production in Australia occurs predominantly in Queensland. Over 36% of the pineapples grown in Australia are sent to be processed into juices. After being juiced, they are tinned and sold in the market. There are approximately 35 million pineapples produced each year in Australia thanks to the fine labour of […]

2020-09-29