Showcasing South Australia’s finest apples and pears

The Apple and Pear Growers Association of South Australia is the main industry body, representing our state’s apple and pear growers since 1977. Our vision is for a sustainable, proactive industry driven by passion, professionalism and collaboration.

Our mission is nurturing, informing, advocating and supporting the South Australian apple and pear industry.

Exclusive week with Maggie Beer

It’s So Easy Peasy with Pears says Maggie!​

Despite being blessed with a 100 year old orchard full of apricots, peaches and apples, South Australian Apple and Pear Growers Association member Maggie Beer says it’s the sheer versatility her humble pear block brings that really gets her excited.

Meet the Maker

Meet the local businesses who are using SA-grown apples and pears in their delicious products that we simply can’t resist!

From brewers and jammers to juicers and bakers, find out why they pick SA-grown produce for their tasty treats.

Meet the Grower

​Get to know your local apple and pear growers!

Learn the ins and outs of what makes SA-grown apples and pears so delicious and unique to this part of the world.

More than ever, Adelaide Hills growers need our support. We encourage you to help make a difference by cutting food waste by purchasing Hailstorm Heroes packs at any local supermarket and green grocer.

The hailstorm damage  means there are small marks on many apples, but these marks do not affect the quality, nutrition or taste.

Find out more about helping our SA apple and pear growers

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To keep apples fresh and crunchy this spring we recommend storing them in the fridge. And don’t forget – if your apples have marks on the outside they are still as tasty on the inside! 🍎 Tell what works best in your house! #GetMunchingSA #GetYourCrunchOn #HailstormHeroes
4 days ago
DID YOU KNOW that South Australian apple growing started in the Adelaide Hills in the 1860s? 🛣 Today, we have roughly 1.5 million apple trees across the state – that’s a lot of crunchin’! 🍎 #GetMunchingSA #GetYourCrunchOn
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What does Emilie’s family love about South Aussie apples? 🍎 “We love using them in cooking – a great family activity in the kitchen!” Love it, Emilie! 👌 #GetMunchingSA #GetYourCrunchOn #visitadelaidehills #HailstormHeroes
6 days ago
It’s back to school next week! George here LOVES mixing his sliced apple with some cheese – more often than not it gets snatched up before he leaves for school! 🧀 SHARE in the comments below how your children like to eat their apples🍎 #GetMunchingSA #GetYourCrunchOn
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TIP to stop apples from browning: soak the cut-up pieces in slightly salted water for five minutes, rinse them, drain on a paper towel, and voila – say goodbye to soft, brown apples! 👋 #GetMunchingSA #GetYourCrunchOn #HailstormHeroes
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SA apples: the easiest, nutrition-filled snack in your kid’s lunchbox 🍎 How does your child love their apples? Cut-up, in a slinky or whole? Comment below! 👇 #GetMunchingSA #GetYourCrunchOn #visitadelaidehills #HailstormHeroes
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Thanking our industry supporters

Omnia Nutriology
DJ's Growers Services
KUB Power & Landini Central