The Marquis Group is the world’s largest macadamia company.
The Marquis Group
The Marquis Group is the world’s largest macadamia grower, processor and marketer providing superior quality macadamias to food manufacturing, wholesale and retail customers spanning more than 45 countries across five continents. The Marquis Group is 100% grower owned, processing 21,000 tonnes per annum through Marquis Macadamias in Australia and 11,000 tonnes per annum through Global Macadamias in South Africa. The production from these facilities is sold through the jointly-owned company Marquis Marketing, which also sells kernel from Kenya and other processors around the world.
With origin diversity from pristine soils in Australia, South Africa and Kenya, Marquis Marketing sells product from 16% of worldwide nut-in-shell (NIS) production and is responsible for over 20% of the world’s kernel sales, including 46% of Australia’s crop.
Located in Australia, Marquis Macadamias started as Macadamia Processing Company (MPC) when it was first established by a group of four Australian macadamia growers in 1983. Since that time, it has grown to be wholly-owned by over 180 Australian macadamia grower shareholders with a total of 360 Australian growers supplying macadamias.
Vertically integrated from grower to customer, farm-to-plate traceability of Marquis’ nuts is underpinned by our HACCP and BRC based food safety systems, innovative world class manufacturing facilities and processes, with a strong focus on environmental sustainability.
Global MacadamiasEstablished in 2018, Global Macadamias owns state-of-the-art factories in Nelspruit, South Africa and Louws Creek, South Africa. Similar to Marquis Macadamias, Global Macadamias remain at the forefront of industry-leading technology in all of their practices to ensure the highest quality of macadamias, including HACCP and BRC food safety systems. They currently have a processing capacity of 21,000 tonnes with a planned increase of their processing capacity to 36,000 tonnes per annum.
Marquis Marketing is 50% owned by Marquis Macadamias (Australian growers) and 50% by Global Macadamias (South African growers). Based in Brisbane, Australia, Marquis Marketing sells and markets superior quality nut-in-shell and kernel to food manufacturing, wholesale and retail customers around the world including USA, Europe, Asia and Australia. Marquis also value add and retail pack nut-in-shell and kernel for some of the largest US, Asian and Australian retailers.
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