All posts tagged "Australia"

  • Macadamias
    WORLD-FIRST SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECT COMMENCES FOR GLOBAL MACADAMIA INDUSTRY

    The global macadamia industry today launched a critical, world-first research project aimed at providing strong evidence to...

  • Logistics
    Blockchain is entering the nuts and dried fruit trade

    A shipment of almonds has been exported from Australia to Germany using a blockchain-based trade platform. Documentation...

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    Australian almond growers could benefit from frost in California

    SEVERE frost in the world’s biggest almond-producing region of California could spell higher global prices, and an opportunity for Australian almonds to fill a possible worldwide shortage. Late last month the mercury hovered under freezing for consecutive nights in one of the US’s biggest agricultural production centres in central California, where 83 per...

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    Australian agriculture investor is planning big with almonds

    Liam Lenaghan set up goFarm five years ago to build investment-grade large commercial farming operations.  GoFarm has 13 properties under its management, covering 23,000 hectares in Victoria and southern NSW. Almond production is a key investment, although it is not the only one. Of the 23,000ha currently under goFarm’s management, about half...

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    Nutellagate: Ferrero quietly reduces hazelnuts in Nutella and consumers do not like it

    Fans of hazelnut spread Nutella have gone nuts after its manufacturer tampered with the tried-and-true recipe, amid...

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    The Australia Almond Export Boom

    ALMOND  exports boomed in the first quarter of this year, according to a report ­released last week by Euromonitor International. The report, compiled for Horticulture Innovation Australia, found almond export volumes increased 74 per cent from January to March this year in comparison with the corresponding period last year. India was the...

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    Banana Farmers Go Nuts in South Africa Over Macadamia Boom

    Booming demand for macadamias is transforming farmland in eastern South Africa, as landowners switch focus from bananas and sugarcane to the creamy nuts used in sweet treats from ice cream to cookies. The most important market news of the day. Get our markets daily newsletter. First introduced in South Africa in the...

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    Agri Australis holds hazelnut workshop

    Representatives from Australia’s largest hazelnut operation, Agri Australis, will be among the speakers at a one day hazelnut workshop at Myrtleford on Saturday, June 3. Hazelnuts – the opportunities is a workshop and field day being held to introduce potential growers into the world of the Australian Hazelnut Industry. The workshop has been organised and...

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    After boom years shift in Australian Nut Exports forecast

    The real value of tree nut exports almost quadrupled to $945 million in the five years to 2015–16....

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    What is the secret of the booming Australian Agriculture sector?

    The world is going nuts for Australian farm produce as overseas markets clamour for locally grown nuts such as almonds and macadamias as well as agricultural stalwarts such as beef, lamb, wool and cotton. The value of Australian farm production is forecast to surge by 8.3 per cent this financial year to a massive...

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