Australian Walnut Industry Association
AWIA is the peak body representing and promoting the walnut industry in Australia.
AWIA provides standards for best practice in all aspects of walnut production, from orchard development, through harvesting and processing, to marketing.
Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud has announced the chair and members of the biosecurity levy steering committee. The committee contains representatives from industry and farm groups to help steer an informed delivery for the levy, which will see importers...read more
There are two major species of walnuts: the English walnut and the black walnut. The former is also known as the Persian walnut, since it originated in Persia. The latter traces its origin to North America. The English hybrid is grown on a commercial scale and...read more
Featured Walnut Recipes
Top these with a wedge of triple cream and caramelised fig or, for a completely different taste, with shredded roast duck or something like julienned apple and witlof. This recipe makes about 20 cakes. Ingredients 240 gm (about 300 ml) of wholemeal flour 70 gm oatmeal...
Serves 8 Preparation and cooking time 40 minutes. Ingredients 350g walnuts, toasted 5 eggs, separated 1 cup (220g) caster sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract icing sugar, for serving Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C in fan-forced). Grease a 24cm non-stick...
Ingredients 1½ cup of dates (stones removed) 2 cups of walnuts (or other nuts) ½ cup of castor sugar ¼ cup of water Juice of half a lemon Walnut or olive oil (Icing sugar if desired for presentation) Instructions 1. Chop the dates roughly and process in a food...