Australian melon growers produce fresh and tasty fruit from the very best soils and climate in Australia with partnerships from all levels of the supply chain to produce melons that the industry is proud to say is the most versatile and delicious fruit for Australiaís consumers.
The Australian Melon Association is the peak industry body for the melon industry in Australia. With over 250 Australian melon growers, AMA represents their members to all levels of government and the supply chain. Membership also includes wholesalers, service providers, marketers, consultants, and researchers.
The AMA was founded with the objectives of promoting and coordinating all aspects of the industry, to encourage free exchange of ideas and information and to foster goodwill among the industry.
The melon industry is working together to build a successful future for the Australian melon growers by:
The Australian melon industry is supported by a range of sponsors who support the melon industry through in-kind and financial contribution. Melon growers are encouraged to support those buisnesses who support them.
Strong partnerships are the key to success.
Latest information on the Australian melon industry, includes levy information, food safety, current pest & disease issues.
Employ local people on the farm
The Fruit Salad project: Soil amendments in fertigated melons blueberries and banana production
The National Management Plan for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus