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Macadamias: encouraging prospects for 2020

CANBERRA/FRANKFURT. After the unusually hot and dry summer had a noted impact on production in Australia, favourable weather conditions prevented further losses in the harvest season.

Steady production estimates

As the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS) has recently reported, the preliminary crop forecast remains stable at 42,900 metric tonnes in shell (3.5% moisture). Production is thereby expected to decline by 13% since last year when it ranged just below 50,000 metric tonnes. Fabourable weather conditions prevented further declines while harvesting was underway. CEO Jolyon Burnett states that the "quality is good, and kernel supply volume for the season will only be slightly less than 2018". The final production estimates wil be issued at the beginning of December after the crop has been processed. The harvest has been completed and the producers are currently seeking for ways to enlarge prodcution in 2020. Good flowering and nut set have so far been reported.

Imports to Germany rise by 50%

Germany imported around 3,572 metric tonnes of macadamia kernels from the five most leading producing countries in 2018/2019, which is an increase of 51% over 2018/2017. At 1,231 and 1,143 metric tonnes respectively, imports from South Africa and Australia have risen by well over 70%. Most notably shipments from Guatemala rose by as much as 412.5% to 164 metric tonnes.

Macadamia imports to Germany in mt

Country

2017/18

2018/19

Diff.

South Africa

692

1,231

77.9%

Australia

664

1,143

72.1%

Kenya

520

574

10.4%

Netherlands

453

460

1.5%

Guatemala

32

164

412.5%

Federal Statistical Office of Germany / Aug-Jul

 

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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Macadamia
Country
Start of harvest
USA
8/1/20
Mexico
10/1/20
Kenya
12/1/20
Mozambique
1/1/21
Malawi
1/1/21
Zimbabwe
1/1/21
South Africa
2/1/21
Australia
3/1/21
Costa Rica
4/1/21
Guatemala
4/1/21
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Macadamia
Country
Year
Crop size
South Africa
2018
60,000 mt
Australia
2018
49,300 mt
Kenya
2018
35,900 mt
China
2018
21,400 mt
USA
2018
16,956 mt
Guatemala
2018
11,500 mt
Malawi
2018
7,125 mt
Brazil
2018
6,200 mt
Mexico
2018
3,108 mt
Colombia
2018
1,350 mt
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