Australian grown cherries to be available earlier in the year

Australian grown cherries could soon be available earlier in spring.

The harvest usually starts in October/November in the eastern states, with the season in full swing by Christmas.

But new crops in Victoria’s Sunraysia, the New South Wales Riverina, and South Australia’s Riverland are set to bring the season forward.

Cherry Growers Australia President Tom Eastlake told Macquarie National News Rural Reporter Eddie Summerfield, it’s a credit to the growers in these non-traditional cherry regions. You can read more, or listen to the Macquarie National News Rural Podcast here.