2018 Commodity Market: Macadamias

October 1, 2018


Macadamias only represent 1.5% of the tree nut market, held back by limited supplies and high prices.

Grown in:

Australia, South Africa, Guatemala & Hawaii

Harvested in:

Wide range of months depending on the hemisphere.


Increasing. Prices remain at historic highs with no end in sight.

Specifics on 2018 Macadamia Crop:

    • The global crop is expected to increase by just over 10% in 2018.
    • This growth will escalate in the coming years as recent new plantings come into bearing. Global production is expected to increase by 50% in the next 5 years.
    • Global demand for macadamia kernel has been steady compared to last year. Demand has increased 112% in the past 10 years.
    • Supply remains tight from all origins.
    • Macadamias are seeing increased demand due to consumers expanding their usage (butter, milk, cosmetics, etc).

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