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 […]2020-11-12
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 […]2020-11-12
Overview Fresh herbs, including parsley, are predominantly grown in almost all states of Australia. They are specially grown in market gardens near the major capitals. In the present times, increasing volumes are being grown in high-tech greenhouses all year long. Types of Herbs Lemon Myrtle Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) is originally a Queensland Rainforest tree so they […]2020-10-30
Overview Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) 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 fennel is a noxious weed in some regions so it should not be planted. The […]2020-10-30
Australia can be identified as the second-largest producer of almonds. After cultivating these almonds, they are exported in the form of both in-shell and kernels. As of June 2019, Australia has exported over 49,393 tonnes of in-shell nuts. Alongside this, they have also exported approximately 37,058 tonnes of kernel nuts. If the figures are viewed as a whole, Australia has exported near about 86,451 tonnes of nuts in the years 2018 and 2018. Moreover, Australia has also imported close to 178 tonnes of in-shell nuts and 4,414 tonnes of kernel nuts. Hence, imports can be counted in negative tonnes.
As Australia exports its nuts all over the world, it has been identified that China receives 39 percent of these nuts. Also, 22 percent of almonds are exported to India, while Vietnam is awarded 11 percent of theseexports. Moreover, Spain and Germany receive four and five percent of the exports, respectively. Since Australia is a significant supplier, many leading nations are dependent on Australia for their almond supply.
Article by: Hari Yellina (Orchard Tech)