Seasonal availability of Australian stonefruit

VFS Exports manages availability across the growing season to meet customer demand. We plant a variety of early, peak and late season fruit tree varieties on our farms, and through partnership with other growers. We strategically plant our orchards to ensure supply of stonefruit to international markets in times of high demand, such as Chinese New Year.

The Australian stonefruit season commences in November with nectarines and concludes with later variety plums in April. By working in partnership with other selected growers, we can export Australian fruit including summer fruit like cherries, grapes and mangoes, winter fruit such as citrus and pears and year round fruit such as melons to international markets.

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Why buy in season?

Innovations in storage and refrigeration mean that consumers can get the fruit they love, virtually year-round. But availability aside, fruit is best enjoyed in season when it is at its freshest and best. When stonefruit such as nectarines and peaches are tree ripened and delivered quickly to market, you can enjoy them at peak flavour and nutrition.