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Broccoli grows well in the cool temperate conditions of Tasmania, aided by healthy soils and access to clean water through the states network of irrigation systems.
Broccoli can grow most of the year in Tasmania, however peak supply is January to March. Tasmania supplies 4% of the national production; the national production is worth $259 million.
Tasmanian grown broccoli is directly sold into the fresh market and into vegetable processing.
The main growing region is the Northern Midlands and North West of Tasmania which has rich Ferrosol soils and access to clean water supplies year round.
Marathon, Anaconda and Greenbelt
Being a remote island surrounded by water and aided by a robust biosecurity system, Tasmania remains free from many plant-related pests and diseases. This freedom means our produce can be exported with minimal, if any, phytosanitary treatment.
Tasmanian broccoli is grown predominantly in the North West, Central North West and Northern Midlands regions of the state.
Tasmania’s relative pest free status offers trade opportunities for importing countries seeking access to Tasmanian grown produce.
This information is extracted from the Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry’s Manual of Importing Country Requirements which is frequently updated. Please validate this information before proceeding further.
The importing country has no phytosanitary restrictions for entry into the market.
Open to Tasmania, without requiring any phytosanitary treatment.
No arrangements have been developed to make trade between the two countries possible, or trade is currently not allowed.