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  “It’s the shortage,” Michoacan-based producer Humberto Solorzano said of the higher prices. The price of Hass avocados from Michoacan, the heartland of the Latin American nation’s output, jumped about 7% to a record 650 pesos for a 10-kilogram box on Wednesday, according to government data based on daily surveys in Mexico City’s Central de…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.stylecraze.com/articles/amazing-health-benefits-of-macadamia-nuts/   These are the nuts worth going nuts for. Whether it is taking care of your heart or keeping you upbeat all the day, macadamia nuts can do it all. Ah well, we are not telling you more. Just read and find out for yourself What Are Macadamia Nuts? Macadamia nuts are…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jun/01/nut-of-note-70-of-worlds-macadamia-come-from-single-australian-tree New research shows a single 19th century tree in southern Queensland gave rise to the world’s dominant plant variety  The world’s dominant commercial macadamia cultivar – grown in Hawaii – originated from a single tree in southern Queensland. Photograph: Alamy The small Queensland town of Gympie has been identified as the origin of 70%…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/crops/field-crops/macadamias-take-hazyview-vegetable-farmer-to-the-next-level/   Through perseverance and applying strict business principles, Elias Pangane proved that farming could produce a viable income for him. The Hazyview vegetable and macadamia farmer spoke to Lindi Botha about the success that comes from combining passion with grit. While growing up on a farm in Hazyview, Elias Pangane used to…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE : https://www.producereport.com/article/forecasts-china%E2%80%99s-tree-nut-industry-201819 The United States Department of Agriculture recently issued a production and trade report for China’s tree nut industry for the marketing year of 2018/19, which Produce Report analyzed and pulled out key highlights and takeaways. PRODUCTION Walnuts China’s in-shell walnut production is forecast to total 850,000 metric tons for marketing year (MY)…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE FROM : https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/companies/crookes-brothers-go-nuts-about-production-17657453 Dr Phumla Mnganga, inset, heads Crookes Brothers South Africa, a group that has helped black farmers reap the economic benefits of land reform by lending its expertise to communities involved in farming sugar cane, deciduous fruit orchards and banana plantations. DURBAN –  Crookes Brothers is looking to increase the production of macadamia…
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SAMAC NEWSLETTER ARTICLE

Dear SAMAC Member The objective of the general newsletter is to provide you with insight into important matters that transpired during the past quarter, including statistics on the 2018 production, the development of unique growers’ codes and the Macadamia Shell Innovation Challenge to be launched in May 2019. 1. Statistics – South Africa is again…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE AND YOUTUBE LINK : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEtwhubOdf0&feature=youtu.be At $25 per pound, macadamia nuts are the world’s most expensive nuts.The nuts keep breaking price records every year. Macadamia trees take 7 to 10 years to begin producing nuts, and the nuts can only be harvested a few times a year. Although the demand for the nuts has…
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE AND YOUTUBE LINK : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYFJGd8Srs4&feature=youtu.be   Here are five reasons why snacking on macadamia nuts or adding them to your meals is an outstanding health strategy.
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