Introducing Talking Melons for 2020

Welcome to Talking Melons for 2020, a series of presentations that brings you the latest information to assist in growing and marketing Australian melons. Whether you are interested in exporting, understanding consumer values or food safety, there is something here for you.

The information is available as videos to watch, podcasts to listen to and slide decks to watch and print.


The Australian melon industry 2020 field day and conference due to be held in March 2020, was cancelled due to COVID-19. The speaker program that was planned for the conference has been captured as videos, podcasts and slide decks.
They are available as a playlist at the channels listed here or individually via the graphical links below.

1. Global Melon Production & Export Trends by Wayne Prowse

Wayne Prowse is director and senior analyst at Fresh Intelligence Consulting specialising in international trade analysis for the fresh produce industry. Wayne has over 30 years’ experience in the food industry spanning corporate, private, industry body and government roles covering marketing, market access and trade analysis. Wayne describes where Australian melons are placed within the global fruit trade and shows context for how Australian melon exports may profitably fit into this trade.