let’s get cracking

Built in 2008, Mac-Eden’s own processing plant was established to be able to process our macadamia nuts on-site.

Our factory is dedicated solely to the processing of world class macadamia kernel.

Our Accreditation

Over the years, continuous investment has gone into upgrading our processing equipment and procedures to maximise on quality nut production and crackout results whilst pursuing lower operational costs.

Our ISO22000 accreditation was achieved in August of 2018. Current and upheld.

Our Capacity

  • 1000 tons of nut-in-shell (NIS).
  • This allows us to process nuts for other selected and like-minded macadamia growers over and above Mac-Eden’s own harvest.

Our Services

  • Transporting services can be arranged should they be required.
  • Receiving and weigh-in of NIS
  • De-husking facility should it be required
  • Heated Drying Bins
  • Cracking Process with subsequent sorting, grading, sizing & styling
  • After-Dryer
  • Individual Crack-out control sheets
  • Quality control measures
  • Vacuum packing
  • Palletizing and shipping
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Our People

  • The factory currently employs approximately 80 women from our local community and surrounds.
  • Staff are transported to and from work daily.
  • Long-term service cash rewards are issued in recognition of the value of trained skills and loyalty to the company.

At Mac-Eden, development and re-investment never stops.

Our commitment is to always strive to achieve better and more efficient methods of processing macadamia kernel whilst adhering to all quality and safety requirements thereby never compromising on the quality of the product.