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4,000 hectares of new macadamia plants in Australia

Scott Gregson-Allcott, CEO, Macadamia Farm Management (MFM), Bundaberg, North Queensland, is undoubtedly one of the industry’s most innovative operators. Prior to MFM Scott managed a large vegetable seedling nursery in Bowen, North Queensland, before  establishing a large macadamia nursery ‘MACQ’ in Bundaberg which supplied grafted macadamia trees to major stakeholders within the industry. He migrated to Australia from...

INDUSTRY STATISTICS ON THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN MACADAMIA INDUSTRY

NEW PLANTINGS According to tree sales data received from nurseries, the macadamia industry is still growing rapidly. The rate of growth remains to be on the increase in all provinces. In 2016 the South African macadamia industry planted at least 3 870 hectares (ha). Mpumalanga remains the major production region in South Africa, still with the highest growth rate. The North...

2017 Australian macadamia crop reaches 46,000 tonnes in-shell

Australian macadamia growers have produced a crop of 46,000 tonnes in-shell @ 10% moisture (43,000 tonnes in-shell @ 3.5% moisture) for the 2017 season, announced the peak industry body, the Australian Macadamia Society today. Rain and flooding from Tropical Cyclone Debbie in March and record rainfall in the Northern Rivers region in June significantly impacted the crop, which is approximately...

The Clipper new edition is shipping, ready for ANUGA 2015

Among the topics: Editorial: Nature fights back - the girls are gone Anuga Organic - Fresh, organic and healthy Healthy development in the global organic market - New management, new focus 14 Iran: Excellent prospects for dried fruit exports 17 Iran: The scientific validation of the production protocol 21 Italy: A passion for chocolate Worldwide known breakfast treat 31 USA: Respectable performance for almonds –walnut crop...

New INC map shows: Global trade of tree nuts in 2013 increased by 36% over 2012.

BARCELONA, August 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The map's 2nd edition, which includes data by income levels, brings together over a decade of in-depth research and analysis The map is a unique tool in the industry and aims at supporting informed market research and trend analysis Following the release of the 2014-2015 Global Statistical Review, the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC)...

More production boosts macadamia crop’s value

Hawaii macadamia nut farmers recently wrapped up their best season in nearly a decade thanks to strong prices and increased production that raised the value of one of the state’s biggest crops to an estimated $40 million. Farmers in the state produced 46 million pounds of macadamias in the 12-month season ended June 30, up 12 percent from 41 million...

Sh200million nuts factory for Embu county, Kenya

The contribution of the macadamia industry to the economy of Embu is set to rise after an investor in partnership with the county government embarked on constructing a Sh200million nuts factory in the county. Privamnuts Kenya Ltd is constructing a factory with a capacity of 7,000 metric tonnes every season at Muthatari area. The factory will do complete value...
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