Our war on waste answer is to use fruits that would otherwise be thrown out to create gourmet delights. Most growers find they have grown fruits that cannot be shipped to market. This is perfectly good fruit to eat. Reasons this can occur are: Too many outside blemishes on the skin Wrong
Yes we will be at this year's South Bank Regional Flavours. The event will again be held at Southbank and will be on the weekend Saturday and Sunday 21-22 July. We will be bringing our usual dried Australian Fruits that are a great healthy snack for kids lunch boxes - if you can bring yourself to
The Australian mango season has extended over the past decade due to being grown in different regions across Australia. It starts in the NT runs down the QLD coast and into northern NSW. Some are now being grown in Mildura (North VIc) for late season mangos. Now in end Nov, the season is in full
It has been described as the 1 in 500 year flood. Whilst our business remained high and dry we were gutted to see so many friends whose businesses and homes where destroyed. Gin Gin alone had approximately 100 homes that were inundated. Of our farming friends we have seen the sugar and citrus
Strawberry Season has begun in Bundaberg. Super sweet varieties abound. Buy Bundaberg fresh strawberries from good fruit and vegetable shops for a beautiful winter day pickup or order dried strawberries from us online to add to your meusli or lunch snack pack.
The 2011 Dried Mango Season was very difficult in the supply of fruit. Own mango trees, along with many others in the Bundaberg area, suffered the worst pollination on record and as such has been difficult to find fruit. We have been able to make a reasonable amount of dried mango however and thank
Bundaberg recently conducted a “speed tasting” event, organised by Bundaberg and North Burnett Regional Tourism group to showcase local food products to local chefs. This is part of a broader promotion of the Bundaberg region as a food taste sensation visiting site. McIlwraith Dried Fruits
ABC Wide Bay created OctoberFEAST as a celebration of the many local food and produce available in the Wide Bay Region. As part of the event, McIlwraith Dried Fruits was visited at Gin Gin to see and sample the dried fruits that have been created from the Wide Bay fruit bowl. Visit the following