Located on a pristine 8.603 hectares just outside Tully, Australia’s wettest town, Tropical Harvest is set in the foothills of the beautiful Wet Tropics of North Queensland World Heritage Site. Approximately 6 hectares of the property is suitable for farming as it has irrigation pipes throughout and adequate watering holes for irrigation. Possible orchard opportunities include papaya, lychees, rambutans, pomelo and vines such as passionfruit or cocoa, all grown in the area.
Independently owned, Tropical Harvest processes 100% Australian raw fruit into delicious, sulphur and additive free prepacked or bulk products to be enjoyed as a snack. Established for over 15 years, Tropical Harvest has forged a great reputation for producing premium grade dried fruits. Today there is a high demand for products such as these as the trend is towards consumers demanding more healthy and natural foods.
Features of the Residence include:
•Comfortable, contemporary brick veneer four-bedroom air- conditioned home, tiled roof, double garage and family room.
•Main bedroom has an ensuite and walk-in robe and 3 other bedrooms have built-ins.
•Generous patio with low maintenance fully landscaped gardens.
•Large pond/ billabong with entertainment area and firepit.
Packing / Processing Shed features:
•Approximately 500m2 warehousing shed, fully wired and 3 phase power
•3 X Dryers
•1 X 30 Pallet Cold Room
•2 X 4 Pallet Cold Rooms
•1 X Panelled, Airconditioned Processing Room
•1 X Panelled, Airconditioned Wash Room
•Shower and Restrooms
•Staff Amenities and Kitchen
•2 Large Water Tanks & Water Treatment Tanks
•1 X 39.6 KW Origin Solar System, with 144 Roof Panels
•1 X 88KVA Generator
•Equipment needed for processing different fruits
Business Features include:
•Excellent, Functional Website with online ordering selling direct to consumer enjoying numerous repeat sales
•Broad, loyal retail and wholesale customer base across Australia
•Barcoded products in varying pack sizes - Retail and Bulk
•Fully trained staff
•Products on offer all year round due to the drying process
•Outstanding trading relationships in place with major Growers, Retailers & Wholesalers
•Tourist attraction and tour group potential, with close proximity to Tully and Tully Gorge, and comfortable driving distance to major cities of Cairns and Townsville
•Export potential via the online store
The founding owners are wishing to retire but are offering a generous handover period during the business transition. Tropical Harvest offers a Buyer an outstanding growth opportunity either through online sales, retailers or wholesalers - whilst savouring the benefits of a truly idyllic Far North Queensland lifestyle.