Raisins are a type of grape that has been dried for around three weeks. Grapes darken as they dry, which gives raisins their dark brown colour. A range of grape varieties is used to make raisins. The size, taste and colour depend on the type of fruit that is used. This fruit is primarily meant to be dried are grown in Victoria and New South Wales. Moreover, Sunraysia is also a major producing area. Some of the main varieties of this fruit are dried and sold are sultanas, currants and raisins.
As of June 2019:
The majority of this fruit is produced in Victoria, mainly in the Sunraysia region. Also, table grapes are heavily grown in the Mildura region along with the Murray and Darling Rivers, located south-west of New South Wales.
As of June 2019, Australia imported approximately 20,817 tonnes of this popular fruit.
Article by: Hari Yellina (Orchard Tech)
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