Initially established in 1995 as the Australian Almond Growers’ Association (AAGA), the association was re-structured and renamed in 2002 as the Almond Board of Australia (ABA), reflecting a broader charter and membership base.
To represent and promote the interests of Australian almond growers, processors and marketers in matters of general interest that may affect the wellbeing and viability of the Industry.
To coordinate the efforts of the Industry in order to give unity of purpose and strength to foster the development of the Industry.
To provide a channel for communication and dissemination of information between members of the Industry and other sectors of the horticultural industry.
To facilitate the development of a national industry development plan including the definition of national R&D priorities and generic marketing funding and priorities.
As the Australian almond industry’s peak body, the ABA facilitates further growth of the industry, seeks to maximise its profitability and ensure its sustainability by providing a platform for industry members to collectively respond to industry wide issues, invest in research and marketing, share knowledge, and interact with government and other stakeholders.