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Australia • 17 May 2022

Are Macadamia Nuts Good for You?

Macadamia nuts are quickly overtaking other nuts in popularity all over the world. But are they
good for you? Let’s find out about macadamia nut nutrition.

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Australian Macadamia Society • 09 May 2022

Indian Free Trade Agreement Welcome News for Australian Macadamia Industry

The announcement of an interim Free Trade Agreement with India is welcome news for the Australian macadamia industry, says Jolyon Burnett, the CEO of the industry’s peak industry body, the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS).

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Australia • 07 April 2022

Macadamia oil: from a processing by-product to valuable commodity

A growing appreciation of macadamia oil’s versatility and health and beauty benefits has seen increased demand for this singular oil variety.

From the food service, manufacturing and grocery industries to the cosmetics and personal care world, macadamia oil is now a sought-after specialist niche product.

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Australia • 25 March 2022

Committed to Top Quality

As her title suggests, quality manager at Marquis Macadamias, Christine Marschke is a woman who appreciates quality. In a role which she loves, Christine has seen how quality is the backbone of a successful food manufacturing business.

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South Africa • 23 March 2022

Marquis lights up the macadamia industry with state-of-the-art facility

The benefit of hosting a grand opening two years after Marquis Macadamias Africa officially opened their doors to farmers, is that they have had the opportunity to walk the talk.

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Australia • 03 March 2022

Andrea Lemmon proud to continue macadamia success

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, Andrea Lemmon, Director and Chair of the Board of Marquis Macadamias, has spoken with Angela Norval from Bundaberg Today about her career and the female influence in the agricultural industry.

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Industry Update • 02 March 2022

Record rain and flooding affects the Australian Macadamia Crop

As you may have seen in the news, the major macadamia growing regions of South-East Queensland and Northern New South Wales in Australia have recently experienced a significant rain and flooding event, which has caused widespread damage to communities and farm infrastructure.

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Australia • 04 Feb 2022

Bundaberg macadamia farm goes carbon positive in industry first

In a first for the macadamia industry, Marquis Macadamias shareholder/supplier Hinkler Park Plantations have been certified as carbon positive after revolutionising their farming operations.

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Press Release • 02 Feb 2022

Bundaberg macadamia farm goes climate positive

Hinkler Park Plantations, a 3,000-hectare macadamia farm based in Bundaberg, Queensland, has achieved total greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and removals of 20,207.7 t of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) in 2021 across its entire macadamia production system through carbon sequestration and cutting energy and fertiliser use.

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Press Release – South Africa • 04 Feb 2022

Marquis Macadamias expands footprint with opening of Pongola Depot

Stability and security in the macadamia market received another boost with the opening of the Marquis Macadamias Pongola Depot. Serving the greater northern KwaZulu-Natal region, the depot will ensure farmers can easily deliver their crop, and access the expertise of the world’s leading macadamia processor and supplier of quality nuts.

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Australia • 23 Nov 2021

Bundaberg irrigators will have full access to their water entitlement

After nearly five months of only having a water entitlement of 22pc, local irrigators on the scheme have welcomed the news of the allocation increase

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Press Release • 17 Nov 2021

Marquis Group welcomes new grower shareholders

Marquis Macadamias Australia is in the process of welcoming a further 90 Grower Shareholders to its company, representing 5,000 tonnes of future nut in shell supply.

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Press Release – Australia • 10 Nov 2021

Marquis Macadamias Australia welcomes approval of Bundaberg expansion project

Marquis Macadamias Australia, part of the Marquis Group, has received development approval from the Bundaberg Regional Council for all three stages of its multi-million-dollar expansion to its macadamia processing facility in the region.

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As Seen on TV • 09 Nov 2021

Gardening Australia visits Brookfarm

Brookfarm hosted Gardening Australia presenter, Palisa Anderson. Pam and Martin Brook shared how they transformed the Byron Bay farm into a commercial macadamia orchard.

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Press Release • 10 Oct 2021

Marquis Group invests globally to increase macadamia volumes, sales and supply

The Brisbane headquartered Marquis Group is investing in the world’s biggest macadamia producing regions to provide global customers access to increased volumes for premium, consistent quality products and strengthened security of supply.

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Africa • 06 Oct 2021

Macadamia factory success is testament to what collaboration can achieve.

Macadamia farming is a sunrise industry, holding much promise for farmers, the economy and consumers alike, particularly as the market is experiencing exponential growth in demand, says Marquis Macadamias director Roelof van Rooyen.

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Press Release • 28 Sep 2021

Marquis Group invests globally to increase macadamia volumes, sales and supply

The Brisbane headquartered Marquis Group is investing in the world’s biggest macadamia producing regions to provide global customers access to increased volumes for premium, consistent quality products and strengthened security of supply.

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Australia • 27 Sep 2021

Bundaberg schools grow nuts for World Macadamia Nut Day

In celebration of World Macadamia Nut Day on Saturday 4th September, Marquis Macadamias has donated six rare, native macadamia trees for planting at local Bundaberg schools.

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Africa • 13 Sep 2021

All systems go in Alkmaar, South Africa for better, smarter macadamia processing

A natural product aimed at the health market would be ill-placed if the production methods were unhealthy for the planet.

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Staff Announcements • 05 Aug 2021

Global push sees key appointments for Marquis Marketing

Marquis Macadamias, has continued its push to increase the global demand for macadamia nuts, appointing three new team members to its marketing company Marquis Marketing: International Sales Manager, Ben De Leon; Marketing Manager, Claudia Lordao and New Product Development Manager, Aaron Lewis.

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As Seen on TV • 28 May 2021

Better Homes & Gardens TV visits Marquis Macadamias

Marquis Macadamias hosted Better Homes & Gardens presenters Johanna Griggs and Fast Ed teaching them all about the Australian macadamia industry.

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Press Release • 05 May 2021

Global Macadamias has rebranded to Marquis Macadamias (Africa)

Leading South African macadamia processor aligns with the Marquis Group to ensure industry stability Global Macadamias has rebranded to Marquis Macadamias (Africa).

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Growers’ Newsletter • 22 Dec 2022

The Nutshell, Dec 20

As 2020 comes to an end, our CEO, Marketing, Processing and Grower Services teams look back on this challenging year and how marquis has still been able to finish strong with an excellent result for our growers.

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