The 2019 Weekly Market Report was emailed to CAI members every Friday afternoon during the season commencing 22nd March.

Transportation of Chestnuts to Melbourne & Sydney Markets from North East Victoria were also reported on.

FYI Delivery days from Evan Taylor Transport, Beechworth:
Melbourne – Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
Sydney – Tuesday & Saturday

Amounts of Chestnuts transported to Melbourne & Sydney Markets
Courtesy Evan Taylor Transport

All the very best for the 2019 harvest!

Below are the completed charts indicating the 2019 Average Weekly Wholesale Market Prices and Tonnages transported from NE Victoria.Data was collected by Chestnuts Australia Inc. from a number of sources.

Charts 1 to 4 show the prices achieved across the season within each of the wholesale markets reported on.

Chart 1

Chart 2

Chart 3

Chart 4

Chart 5 is information gathered from the major transport company from NE Victoria ONLY. (This is not the complete numbers for Australia).
Chart 5

Based on the assumption that 70% of Australian Chestnut production comes from NE Victoria if we extrapolate forward, then the estimated total Australian Chestnut Production for 2019 was at least 1088 tonnes