World Macadamia Production – Kernel Basis (Metric Tons)
Global macadamia production has been significantly increasing over the previous 10 years: it reached almost 52,000 metric tons (kernel basis) in 2017 and the 5-year average added up to over 45,600 MT. Australia and South Africa are the top producers, in 2017 they were responsible for over half of the world macadamia production. Kenya, the USA and China followed within the 8%-11% range. The rest of the producing countries accounted for less than 10% each China and South Africa macadamia production was significantly increased in 2017 compared to the prior season, 49% and 26% respectively.