Northern Rivers dominates national macadamia grower awards

MACADAMIA growers on the Northern Rivers have taken out Small and Large Macadamia Grower of the year at the Australian Macadamia Society's awards.

Tony and Lina Kempnich of Wollongbar took out Small Grower of the Year and Knockrow's Greg and Joanne James cracked open the Large Grower title.

The awards were won by growers who had the highest kilos of saleable macadamia kernel per hectare. Both husband and wife teams are from Macadamia Processing Company at Alphadale.



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