Mandarins

Our Mandarins

 

Australian Mandarins are renowned for their ideal growing conditions, impeccable quality and taste. Our mandarins are sourced from the eastern seaboard of Australia, with the majority of our export quality mandarins sourced from Queensland’s finest growing regions.

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Our Varieties

Murcotts

Excellent flavour

Mid-July to End-September

Murcott mandarin varieties are known for their attractive appearance and excellent flavour. The Murcott mandarin is a large variety with a reputation for sweetness. Often referred to as a Honey Murcott due to their sweet flavour.

Empress

Similar to Honey Murcotts in flavour and glossy skin colour

Mid-July to End-September

Similar to the Mucott mandarin with a glossy bright skin colouring. The Empress mandarin is a large variety with a reputation for sweetness. Often referred to as a Honey Murcott due to their sweet flavour.

Afourer

Sweet and deep red colouring

Mid-July to End-September

The Afourer variety of Mandarin develops and attractive deep orange-red colour and is easy to peel. The Afourer is known for its sweetness and attractive visual aesthetic.

Our Program

Storage and Logistics

The best facilities result in the finest product

Our Mandarin program is superior to the majority of other Australian exporters as a result of the investment we have made in our facilities. At the Alfred E Chave facilities in Brisbane we have two large air forced chillers that allow us to quickly chill any fruit down to 2-4 degrees within 48 hours.

Our chilling and packing capability is a crucial resource in ensuring that our customers receive the best possible fruit with the best possible shelf life.

Packaging

We offer flexible packaging that can be tailored to our clients needs.

All fruit is dispatched from our loading docks that are attached to our two forced air chillers.

We offer two packing options:

16kg net volume        
1,440 cartons per container

18kg net volume      
1,320 cartons per container