On the move at the Achacha plantation!

October 7, 2012

Achachas won’t be in the shops until December however things are happening at the Achacha plantation. Palm Creek Plantation is located in the Burdekin region, close to the Invicta Sugar Mill which gives us ready access to bagasse, a valuable organic matter for our soil. Molasses, another product from the sugar process, is also sourced … Read More >>

Well done Aaron!

September 21, 2012

Aaron, who is a loyal Achacha fan has just sent us this photo. We are tickled to hear he won a well deserved award for his healthy living school project on the Achacha! It is lovely to see schools setting projects on healthy foods. Along with his talk, Aaron gave his classmates a treat – … Read More >>

Achacha sees marketing success!

June 2, 2012

We have some exciting news. We have been advised that Helen Hill, who is responsible for Achacha’s marketing, has been nominated as one of five finalists in the PMA – Produce Plus Magazine Marketer of the Year Award 2012. Some information on the sponsors of this award: PMA: PMA is the main fruit and vegetable industry marketing association. … Read More >>

Lock up your Achachas!

March 5, 2012

Last Friday, 2 March 2012, late at night, thieves forced entry to a large and popular fruit retailer in Sydney’s west. Approximately 90 boxes of Achachas – the store’s complete stock – were stolen. Nothing else was taken. Police are investigating. This is a terrible crime and no joke! Clearly those involved have good taste!  … Read More >>

Cotton Duck/Achacha Dinner 29.02.2012

March 1, 2012

Last night marked the very first Achacha dinner showing the versatility of the fruit. It was a booked out, sit-down, risk taking, seat-of-your-pants, adventurous meal prepared by Jared Ingersoll and his team from Cotton Duck Restaurant. From the Achacha Martini Cocktail, the entrée, main courses, through to the final punctuation mark, Achacha Curd with Achacha … Read More >>

Latest winners!

This season’s last Facebook Friend’s 5 kilo box was drawn by Paula at Greenwich IGA.  The lucky person is Natasha Johnson! Natasha could you kindly contact info@achacha.com.au with your mailing address please.  Thanks to all who entered over the past months and we look forward to hearing from you all again next Achacha season.

Fruit Logistica – an overview

February 25, 2012

Fruit Logistica, held annually in Berlin, is an enormous event – the biggest of its kind.  It not only is the premiere event for global fresh produce specialists to network but also  showcases the latest products available on the global market. This year we were privileged to be nominated for the innovation award – as … Read More >>

How to Achacha

February 15, 2012

Two great articles were written over the last week on using and cooking with Achacha. The first in the Age, on the 7th of Februrary by Robin Powell, proves Melbourne is a fan of the fruit.  Thanks Melbourne!! The second in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Living, on the 14th by Gail Thomas, explains five ways to … Read More >>

And the winner is…

February 10, 2012

Fruit Logistica, the world’s largest fruit fair, is held annually in Berlin.   With over 2,400 exhibitors, 56,000 trade visitors and kilometers of exhibition space, the event is quite mind blowing. This year Achacha entered the acclaimed ‘Innovation Award’, which was set up to showcase innovation in the industry including anything related to fruit, from product … Read More >>

Achacha end of January prize winners

January 31, 2012

The last day of January brings us to the Achacha end of month draw.  As Danny, assisted by Joanna, from Bondi Road Fruitologist pulled out two names we thought it only fair to celebrate the last day of the first month of 2012 with two prize winners: one goes to you Sasha Hickerson and another for you … Read More >>