The summer staple! Australian peaches, nectarines, plums and apricots are often referred to as “summerfruits”. We are #blessed in Australia with some of the best quality stonefruit in the world.
Our dry climate, cool winter temperatures and controlled irrigation allow our growers to produce consistently sweet, high coloured fruit bursting with flavour.
With carrying characteristics from variety to variety, plums can be small to medium in size with a red, yellow or black skin and everything in between. Some plum varieties are sweet whilst others offer a tangy, tart bite.
Tasting note: firm and juicy
A variety of peach with a smooth, silky skin and firm extra juicy flesh. Colour can vary from orange to red with either a yellow or white flesh.
Tasting note: extra juicy
With a fuzzy yellow to red skin finish and either yellow or white flesh, peaches are sweet to eat with flesh that softens as the fruit ripens.
Tasting note: fragrant and sweet
With their all-over orange colour and soft red blush, the apricot is smaller than other stone fruit varieties with a sweet, tangy flavour that develops as it ripens.
Tasting notes: sweet to tangy
Taking profiles from both its parents – the apricot and the plum, the Plout has a colour ranging from deep red to pale yellow and green, and a flesh colour that is yellow, to white or pink to red and a fragrant flavour.
Tasting note: fragrant
Swan Hill and Goulburn Valley
TO WAX? OR NOT TO WAX?
The land downunder is free from some of the world’s major agricultural and aquatic pests and diseases, meaning that our summerfruits are grown in a ‘clean and green’ environment with reduced chemical use. This is something we have become famous for in the local market and abroad.
DIY baby food at its simplest. Stone fruit is easily transformed into a natural sweet treat for your little one, or an introduction to solids. The riper the better! Simply peek and finely slice your peaches, nectarines, plums or apricots, and boil over a low-medium heat with some water – no sugar needed! The stewed fruit can be separated into batches and frozen.