Montague Welcomes Premium Stone Fruit for summer season

Posted by Media Release Agency on 21st January 2020

An abundance of premium, hand-picked and juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums are on the way as Montague announces the launch of its 2019/20 summer fruit season. Stonefruit is due to hit supermarkets and greengrocers nationwide in December 2019.

The highly anticipated return of Montague’s stonefruit brands ‘CROC EGGS™’ and their range of exceptional stone fruit, ‘the MONTAGUE tree™, feature juicy white fleshed peaches and nectarines, succulent yellow fleshed peaches and nectarines, plump apricots and luscious plums.

Ideal for summer salads or eaten on their own, CROC EGGS™’ and ‘the MONTAGUE tree™ stonefruit are renowned for their succulent flesh and a natural sweetness, providing a refreshing experience for the warmer months.

“We are thrilled to welcome our seasonal stonefruit into the homes and plates of Australian nationwide. As a 100% Australian-owned family business, Montague is dedicated to providing consumers with only the highest quality fruit and we are confident that they will enjoy this season’s amazing produce” said Scott Montague, Managing Director, Montague.

Grown by Australian farmers in Queensland (Stanthorpe), Victoria (Swanhill, Cobram and Shepparton) and Western Australia (Donnybrook, Perth Hills), Montague’s stonefruit are handpicked at the optimum time to make sure they are firm, juicy and sweetened from their natural sugars this summer.

Over the past 10 years, Montague has introduced over 50 new cultivars of nectarines, peaches, plums and apricots into Australia. Sourced from breeding programs in California and Spain, Montague has carefully selected each stone fruit variety for its superior flavour, expressible juice and large size.

CROC EGGS™ are available exclusively at Woolworths stores nationally. the MONTAGUE tree™ varieties are available nation-wide from December 2019 at selected Coles, Costco and participating Independent supermarkets and green grocers.