The stone fruit harvest begins in late October by means of to March 2024. Montague is embracing this season with renewed enthusiasm, following a low yield crop final summer time
Greater than 6,600,950 kilograms of fruit is forecasted to be packed by Montague this season
Montague stone fruit growers to organize for a powerful harvest
Montague and companions develop stone fruit in Australian areas: Stanthorpe (QLD), Swan Hill, Cobram, Katunga and Shepparton (VIC), Donnybrook & Perth Hills (WA).
— Rowan Little, Chief Innovation Officer
MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, November 4, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — This summer time, main Australian recent produce enterprise, Montague, goes to see a bigger stone fruit crop in comparison with final season and the crew is able to pack the extra fruit in its state-of-the-art pack home facility in Narre Warren.
With a hotter summer time expected, stone fruit manufacturing is offering a lot enthusiasm for growers and retailers. With over 6,600,950 kilograms of fruit forecasted to be packed by Montague. Growers anticipate a powerful crop that’s plentiful with bigger, sweeter plums, peaches, and nectarines. The response from retailers has been sturdy in relation to the upcoming season.
“The 2022/23 summer time proved to be difficult for a lot of growers as a result of extreme quantity of rain fall in some areas and hail. The wetter growing conditions resulted in a decrease crop quantity, nevertheless we’re working onerous with our growers to organize for a powerful harvest with a bigger crop this season.” mentioned Rowan Little, Chief Innovation Officer.
Montague manufacturing comes greater than 340,960 timber grown in Stanthorpe (QLD), Swan Hill, Cobram, Katunga and Shepparton (VIC), Donnybrook & Perth Hills (WA). These areas have wealthy soils, beneficiant rainfall, and summer time sunshine with cool evenings.
“The stone fruit harvest begins in late October by means of to March 2024 and all the enterprise is embracing this season with renewed enthusiasm, following a low yield crop final summer time”, mentioned Angela Bracken, Senior Advertising and marketing Supervisor. “The crew have been exhausting all avenues to enhance chicken administration and water use within the orchard and to scale back waste since final summer time. The enterprise is sustainability-focused and a part of that may embody shopper training on storage and totally different makes use of for stone fruit this season. Australia has to scale back meals waste”, mentioned Angela Bracken.
Montague stone fruit is all hand-picked and grown to strict specs to make sure the fruit meets the model requirements and the buyer can take pleasure in constant, high quality produce.
CROC EGGS™ plums can be found solely at Woolworths, with MONTAGUE Tree™ plums out there in Coles and impartial inexperienced grocers from November till March 2024. Donut peaches shall be out there solely at Costco from January.
Montague is one in every of Australia’s main recent produce companies. Based by William (Invoice) Montague (OAM) in 1948, actions embody fruit manufacturing and packing, meals gross sales and advertising and marketing, and the supply of storage and logistics providers. The Montague crew and their community of nationwide and international horticulture companions are devoted to growing innovation within the business and educating customers in regards to the world of recent produce.
To maintain updated with new improvements from Montague or work together with the crew on-line, please go to: www.montague.com.au
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