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Sweet Potatoes Production in Australia (2019)

Overview of Sweet Potatoes The majority of sweet potatoes grown in Australia are produced in Queensland. Smaller volumes are grown in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. This vegetable originated in Central and South America. But archaeologists have found prehistoric remnants of sweet potato in Polynesia from about A.D. 1000 to A.D. 1100, according to […]


Leafy Salad Vegetables in Australia (2019)

Overview of Leafy Salad Vegetables Leafy salad vegetables is a term that is used to describe a variety of leafy vegetables that are mostly sold in loose form. Some of the most popular vegetables are rocket and baby spinach. In fact, around 17% of each of these vegetables has its root mass cut off before […]


Pineapple Production and its Sudden Growth

Pineapples are a multiple fruit, which means they grow from a cluster of up to 150 fertilised flowers that join together. They can take up to two years to be ready for harvesting. After a pineapple has been cut from its parent plant another fruit will start to develop called the ratoon crop. Once this […]


The Rising Fear of Stone Fruit Growers

The future of stone fruit growers hangs in the balance due to the ongoing pandemic. The stone fruit growers, located in Australia, are facing rigorous situations as they might have to pull out some of their trees to COVID 19. This because the ongoing pandemic is causing the air freight costs to increase exponentially, while […]


Dried Tree Fruit Production in Australia (2019)

Overview Dried fruits, other than plums, can be identified as a combination of dried fruits that hail from different categories. However, these fruits are predominantly summer fruits. These fruits have become immensely popular in Australia over recent years. However, in recent times there is a debate that has been fuelled around this edible item. While […]


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 […]


Persimmons Production in Australia (2019)

Overview Persimmons are grown all over the Australian states, with half of the production hailing from Queensland. Moreover, this fruit is exported but the majority of the production is utilized in the fresh markets.          Statistics As of June 2019: 2,643 tonnes of these vegetables were produced and valued at $9.6 million. 9% of Australian […]


Lockdown Causes the Demand of Edibles to Soar

Due to the lockdowns and closures of hospitality establishments and the food services, the Victorian fruit and vegetable suppliers are facing a high demand during the winter months. However, Hari Yellina of Orchard Tech states that there has been a consistent and steady availability of two essential vegetables. They are cauliflower and broccoli. Cauliflowers, sourced […]


Pears Production in Australia (2019)

An interesting fact that may be unknown to many is that pears are not only a good source of fibre, but they also contain loads of Vitamin C that boosts the immune system. Moreover, pears are also known as pome fruit, and they belong to the Rosaceae family. This family includes other fruits such as […]


Pandemic Causes a Rise in the Demand for Oranges

Because of the deadly pandemic, the demand for citrus fruits is on the rise. Nevertheless, the peak prices have already been left behind, and the prices are now dropping to their normal levels. Moreover, the Southern Hemisphere is currently handling the production, while countries like Peru, South Africa, Chile and Australia are mainly exporting the […]