Prospects for Australian emerging industries
Emerging industries play an important role in the Australian agricultural landscape, contributing to the national economy and helping meet changing global demand. This prospectus is...
Published: 13 Feb 2005
Author(s): Forbes-Smith, M.
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Myrtus ugni berries, or Myrtus berries, are the fruit of a hardy evergreen shrub native to Chile. The berries are red, about 10mm in diameter with a similar shape to blueberries, and have excellent aroma and flavour. Tas Myrtus Berries Pty Ltd (TMB) recently started commercial production of M. ugni berry under the registered trade name “Tazziberry™” in Tasmania, Australia. The aim of the study was to gain a firm knowledge base for successfully delivering M. ugni berry to the world.