Custard Apples Australia
The Australian Custard Apples Association (ACAGA) was formed in 1991 to nationally represent and promote the Australian custard apple industry. With a name change occurring in 2012, the association is now known as Custard Apples Australia.
Aims of the Association
- To foster communication between all industry sectors.
- To ensure the efficient, effective, equitable and accountable use of industry resources for research, development, marketing and promotion.
- To pursue comprehensive domestic and export marketing by way of the industry's marketing group - the Jadefruit Custard Apple Marketing group
The association consists of new and established growers, encouraging each other to grow fruit to a consistent quality to attain the best market price for grower efforts. This includes the sharing and dissemination of information, practical use of research undertaken on growers' behalf, communication between growers and all others involved in the industry by means of workshops, field days, and updates on market activities.
This association is a truly democratic body run by a Management Committee and is designed to represent custard apple grower interests. Comprising of nine (9) grower members elected by their regional groups, the Management Committee works tirelessly throughout the year on projects and matters arising from their 6 monthly management meetings. You may contact your area representative to raise issues for discussion, to seek information and become informed of the benefits of membership.
|Northern NSW||John Graham||0416 219 105|
|Brian Keating||0419 651 758|
|Cindy Hogan||0466 546 012|
|Wide Bay||Mike Blasco||0400 115 405|
|Thomas du Toit||0400 052 234|
|South East Qld||Daniel Jackson||0427 653 007|
|Dan De Clara||0491 104 169|
|Bob Martin||0428 936 515|
|North Qld||Wayne Stewart||0407 964 970|