ABOUT WILLOW PRODUCE

Willow Produce is primarily known for growing Onions and Potatoes for markets in Australia.

The agricultural business diversifies land and productions in growing other vegetables, grains, hay and producing cattle.

Willow Produce’s focus on quality is sought after by many smaller green grocers, food & vegetable retailers and wholesalers as well as commercial vegetable suppliers. They currently supply a variety of customers in numerous states across Australia.

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Willow Produce is a vibrant third generation Australian family owned and operated farm, based along the River Murray at Walker Flat in South Australia.

OUR FARM PRODUCE

Premium Onions and Potatoes

We grow and market early and late varieties of premium red, white and brown onions. Our onions are graded and packaged per sizing requirements, under our brand WILLOW onions.

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Growing Onions

We plant using machinery. A tractor pulls a planter and the planter is programmed as to the row spacing & planting depths. Once the seeds are planted, and the seeds are so tiny that we plant over 4 million seeds for our annual crop! the more in depth process begins.

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Useful Onion Info

Onions are great for use in home cooking, in elite restaurants, and BBQ’s and camp kitchens. They can be used in a variety of cooking methods from sautéing, roasting, frying or caramelising, barbequing and raw! The following information on onion varieties was sourced from the Onions Australia website.

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Growing Potatoes

The decision to where and when to grow our potatoes is made in alignment with available appropriate soil and time of year for our climate. Potatoes are planted from seed potatoes. Seed potatoes can be a confusing term, as they are not a ‘seed’ as such. A seed potato is a potato that has begun the process of shooting.

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Useful Potato Info

There are so many various varieties of potatoes grown and available for consumers. Some of the varieties we have grown in the past are, Nadine, Coliban, Red Rascal, Ruby Lou, White Lady, Kestral, and FL’s. Different varieties of potatoes are best for different methods of cooking. For information regarding the different potato varieties you can visit Potatoes SA.

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