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Australia is the world’s largest producer of macadamias. We contribute more than 30 per cent of the global crop and export to over 40 countries.

There are more than 850 Aussie macadamia growers across three states, and 6,000,000 macadamia trees producing around 40,000 tonnes per year. This section summarises key industry statistics. For additional information, please call the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS) on 1800 262 426.

Australian production and indicative prices 1987-2012

Reported volume from 1987-2008 was based on available industry data. From 2009 reported production volume was based on in shell receipts supplied by the Australian Macadamia Handlers Association (AMHA) which represents more than 90% of…
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Australian production and prices from 2013

In shell production volume is based on in shell receipts supplied by the Australian Macadamia Handlers Association (AMHA) which represents 90% production in Australia. From 2013 the Australian Macadamia Handlers Association (AMHA) agreed to collect…
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Australian macadamia trees

The Australian Macadamia Society estimates that currently there are: six million macadamia trees in Australia, covering approximately 17,000 hectares, producing around 40,000 tonnes nut in shell (11,500 tonnes kernel) per year, with an export value…
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Global production

Australia is the world’s largest producer and exporter of macadamia nuts. We provide approximately 28 per cent of the world supply to more than 40 countries, ahead of South Africa and Hawaii, supplying 25 per…
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Global demand and supply

Export of Australia’s native nut is on the rise with production rapidly expanding backed by firm global demand, led by Asia, making home-grown macadamias one of the nation’s top horticulture exports and unrivalled leaders in…
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