Pecan nut industry expects boom years as demand from China soars

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Consumer demand for all nuts continues to grow, in part due to Asia’s appetite for them, but the pecan variety in particular is set to experience strong growth in coming years.

The pecan industry’s peak body, the Australian Pecan Growers’ Association (APGA), estimates the number of trees in the ground to increase by 500 per cent over the next five years.

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ABC Rural By Kim Honan and Lara Webster
Posted 28 December 2018 at 8:26 am