Australian Nurserymens Fruit Improvement Company Ltd. (ANFIC)
Formed in 1983, ANFIC is an IP Management and Commercialization company focused upon fruit and related activities. ANFIC provides the tools, through new fruit varieties and rootstocks, to assist Australian growers to achieve a sustainable return in the fruit growing and related horticulture industries in Australia and enable Australian growers to develop, expand and obtain a greater share of the Australian and global fresh fruit markets.
Licenses are held for varieties of Apples, Pears, Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Apricots, Citrus, Cherries, Feijoas, Avocados, Persimmons, Kiwi Fruit, Pineapples, Custard Apples, Macadamias, Mangoes and a range of Stone, Pome and Tropical fruit rootstocks. It has a number of deciduous fruit ornamental licenses. As an importer/exporter it holds license agreements from 12 major fruit producing countries.
Its twelve ANFIC members, and associated sub-licensed nurseries, are located in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia providing a large variation in climates, soil types and fruit types.
ANFIC’s licensed nurseries are leading producers of Pome and Stone fruit trees for commercial growers in Australia and the leading producer of Avocado trees.
ANFIC also provides independent IP Management and Commercialization services in Australia for many owner/breeders from around the world.
It has been written …“Access to new varieties is not enough. The value lies in the ability to leverage intellectual knowledge associated with new varieties, and the ability to gain commercial traction in terms of market acceptance, retail support and critical mass”
ANFIC (Australia) specializes in the commercialization of new fruit varieties for consumers with an exciting eating experience.