Kids love macadamias and there’s plenty they can learn about them too.
Download one of our colouring or fun fact sheets or take a look at some of our videos including The life of a macadamia, How to roast your own, How to crack a macadamia nut, How to make macadamia butter and Macadamia harvesting.
Here are a few fun macadamia facts to get you started:
• Birthplace of macadamias: AUSTRALIA!
• Year to produce first crop: 5
• Months per year spent harvesting: 6
• Macadamia farmers in Australia: 650
• Tonnes Australia produces annually: 50,000
• Kilos of macadamias from one tree: 20
• Number of years in commercial production: 42
• Farms that are family owned and operated: 80%