The Potential to Produce Pumpkin Seed for Processing in North East Victoria

  • 56 pages

  • Published: 25 Feb 2012

  • Author(s): Baxter, G.G., Murphy, K., Paech, A.

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This report summarises the background and intricacies of edible pumpkin seed production and processing. It includes preliminary market research and value chain analysis and offers recommendations on the potential for production in Australia.

An established pumpkin seed processing company, looking to source additional Australian-grown pumpkin seed for its operation, has identified a number of potential future production areas, including the north east of Victoria. For farmers on ex-tobacco farms in the Ovens, King and Kiewa valleys, their conversion to the production of pumpkin seed potentially fits well with their region and circumstances.