Contacts for sourcing equipment are listed below. The New Zealand Walnut Industry Group’s role is to support the industry and we don’t sell equipment ourselves. (But those listed here do)
Rolling Basket Nut Harvesters
These are the hand held devices that we started with and most of us in the industry have used them at some time.
They can be purchased in New Zealand from this Lourdan-Grove web site
Rolling Basket Nut Harvesters, Hand Crackers and more.
Basil and Trudi Meyer import basket roller harvesters, cone type hand crackers and other equipment such as harvesters and dryers from Feucht Obsttechnik in Germany. See the company’s website.
Please use this secure anti-spam form if you would like to contact Basil or Trudi for info about sourcing these.
Contact Form For Basil & Trudi Meyer
AMB Rousset walnut harvesting equipment.
These machines are made in France and are probably the most capable for the larger commercial orchards in New Zealand. They make smaller harvesters and lots of other walnut handling equipment as well. See the AMB Rousset company web site
The NZ contact person for these harvesters is Andrew Horsbrugh. Please use this secure anti-spam form if you would like to contact Andrew
Contact Form For Andrew Horsbrugh