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Head Lettuce Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Overview Head lettuce refers to all of those lettuce products that are mainly sold in a headed form. One of the most popular forms of this is iceberg lettuce. Moreover, these vegetables are often sold very close to the populated parts of the country. Iceberg Lettuce This is probably the most famous and recognizable form […]

2021-06-21

Ginger Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Overview Australian ginger, though available all throughout the country, is widely produced in Queensland. Furthermore, processed ginger is oftentimes used in beverages in minced or candied form. However, the majority of these fresh imports to Australia are widely processed without entering the fresh supply chain. Most importantly, Fijian ginger has also been recently granted acess […]

2021-06-21

Garlic Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Overview Australia possesses a small but growing garlic industry. Nevertheless, most of the supply is accumulated by imports from other regions. The countries that provide the garlic supply are China, Africa, Taiwan, New Zealand and the USA. This necessary vegetable can be identified as a close relative of onions, leeks and chives. When it comes […]

2021-06-21

Parsley and Other Herbs Production and Growth (2020)

Introduction and Facts Parsley is easily one of the most popular herbs in the world. The plant is used as a garnish for many dishes and is used in cooking as well. The plant adds an extra flavor to any dish, While the exact origin of parsley is unknown, it is believed to originate from Sardinia, […]

2021-06-21

Fennel Production and Growth in Australia (2020)

Fennel is a perennial that grows to 2 metres or more, and at least 50cm across. The leaf has a strong anise scent and flavour, and the buttery yellow flowers appear in summer and autumn. The more common green type is a noxious weed in some regions so it should not be planted. It’s better […]

2021-06-21

Fresh Herbs Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

TYPES OF FRESH HERBS LEMON MYRTLE Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) is originally a Queensland Rainforest tree so they can grow exponentially into a fresh herb. They’re grown around Sydney a lot like a street tree. Traditionally, they were used medicinally. However, in the present times, they can be readily bought as dried herbs. Also, they can be […]

2021-06-18

English Spinach Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Spinach is a generic term for certain vegetables and may refer to plants from five different families including English or common spinach.  In Western Australia, the term spinach normally refers to English spinach. This is less vigorous with smaller leaves than silverbeet. It is also softer and has a green rather than white midrib. It is […]

2021-06-18

Eggplant Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

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. The eggplant is […]

2021-06-18

Cucumbers Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

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 […]

2021-06-18

Chillies Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

The chilli pepper, also popularly known as chillies in Australia, originated in Mexico. Chilli peppers have been a part of the human diet in the Americas since at least 7500 BC. There is archaeological evidence at sites located in a tropical lowland area of southwestern Ecuador that chilli peppers were domesticated more than 6000 years ago, […]

2021-06-18

Celery Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Celery is one of the highest yielding vegetable crops in Western Australia and is usually grown from transplants produced by specialist seedling nurseries. It is a shallow-rooted crop with high fertiliser and moisture requirements. At times, many people develop skin allergies to celery. This is why rubber gloves should be worn when handling them. Western […]

2021-06-17

Cauliflowers Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Cauliflowers are best planted in autumn and early winter to enable the flowering heads or curds to ripen in cold weather. They need a steady supply of food and water to develop good heads. As the head grows, wrap the large outer leaves around it to protect it from the sun and prevent it from becoming […]

2021-06-17

Carrots Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Carrots first came to Australia in 1788 with the First Fleet. Convicts planted ‘Long Orange’ carrots on Norfolk Island just two weeks after their arrival and gathered in their first harvest in October of that year. This vegetable was identified as the fifth most valuable crop in Australia behind potatoes, mushrooms, tomatoes and onions. Variants […]

2021-06-17

Capsicum Production in Australia (2020)

Overview Capsicums, also known as bell peppers, are grown in almost all states of Australia due to their popularity. However, the majority of the production occurs in the outdoors of Queensland. Nonetheless, capsicums are also being grown all year-round in high tech greenhouses in the southern states of Australia. Furthermore, capsicums possess an incredible prospect […]

2021-06-17

Cabbage Production in Australia (2021)

One of the oldest vegetables that have originated from the eastern Mediterranean region is cabbage. Also a member of the brassica family, this vegetable is closely related to broccoli, brussels sprouts and cauliflowers. There are many variants of cabbages that are available in Australia but the most rampant of them are the sea green and […]

2021-06-17

Broccoli Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Overview 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 […]

2021-06-16

Beetroot Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Overview Among all the vegetables consumed in Australia, beetroot is a vegetable that is regularly found in most households. However, even though the production rate has decreased over the last several years, the production continues in Queensland. In fact, a majority of the beetroot that is supplied is in the form of tin cans. This […]

2021-06-16

Beans Growth and Production in Australia (2020)

Overview Green beans, string beans, or snap beans are a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K, and of folic acid and fiber. They have similar nutritional benefits to snap peas and okra. Here are some key points about green beans. More detail and supporting information is in the main article. There are more […]

2021-06-16

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

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