Best Management Practices

Banana Best Management Practices Environmental Guideline (BMP) is a national research project developed at the request of and in partnership with the banana industry.


Banana Congress

22-24 June 2017, Sydney

The Australian Banana Congress is the most significant gathering of growers, leaders, innovators and service staff in the industry nation-wide.

It occurs every two years and brings together an exciting, and inspiring array of speakers to spark ideas which then grow the industry and its people.

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Banana Nutrient Management with Sellars Bananas

The Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) is the national peak industry body representing the interests of Australia’s commercial banana growers

Bananas are Australia’s number-one selling supermarket product, outselling not only every other fruit and vegetable but every other supermarket line

More than five million bananas are eaten every day in Australia

Bananas are a healthy and nutritious food containing potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, niacin and riboflavin. They have a low GI rating and give a sustained energy boost.

Bananas are Australia’s single biggest horticulture industry and the largest horticulture industry in Queensland

Grower Resources

Best Management Practices

The Banana Best Management Practices (BMP) Environmental Guideline is a national guideline to encourage continual improvement and adoption of best practice throughout the banana industry.


The Banana industry’s ‘Better Bunch’ app is a time-saving device to assist growers in their everyday recording of farm practices to complement their BMP.


The ABGC represents the interests of the Australian banana industry and our work is funded by voluntary membership fees

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