The humble walnut has been officially recognised as heart-healthy following research undertaken at the University of Wollongong, which has shown that nut consumption is associated with improvements in...

PEOPLE are increasingly snacking to manage their mood but the lolly jar is out as middle-class consumers with flexible eating routines drive demand for healthy snacks, new research shows. Participants...

The winners of Australian Macadamia’s world-first Innovation Challenge have been revealed, along with a number of new innovative macadamia food products. Hosted 1 March 2018 in Byron Bay, NSW, the Australian...

The expansion of Italian food giant Ferro into growing hazelnuts in south-western New South Wales is helping to feed global demand for the company’s hazelnut products. Ferrero, which is a private family-owned...

Serve weather has taken its toll on Australia’s 2017 macadamia crop. The 2017 crop forecast has now been revised down to 47, 000 tonnes in-shell, approximately 10 per cent lower than originally expecting....

Select Harvest has produced less almonds than expected for its 2017 season with the weather to blame. The crop is still however the second largest crop the company has produced. After receiving 98 per...

Almond grower, Select Harvest, has acquired Jubilee Almond Orchard in South Australia for AUD $26.5 million. Jubilee Almond Orchard operates across 1, 147 acres and has both mature and developing almond...

With healthier eating and snacking between meals on the rise in China, there are excellent prospects for growth in the nuts category. Low cost domestic and other Asian suppliers enjoy significant market...

Australia’s 2016 macadamia crop is on track to reach 46, 750 tonnes in-shell says the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS). According to the AMS, Australia’s macadamia production has steadily increased...

Ikea and Health Lab have issued recalls due to undeclared nuts whilst Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is investigating an increase in food poisoning cases possibly due to rockmelon consumption. 1.Ikea...