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Nuts for Life is a nutrition and health education initiative established for the Australian tree nut industry to provide information about the nutrition and health benefits of tree nuts.

Tree nuts include: almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts.

Nuts for Life aims to provide useful, accurate and up-to-date information on the nutritional importance of tree nuts in the diet. The website comprises recent reports, research, newsletters, fact sheets, nutrient composition data as well as recipes, tips and FAQs. The nutrition team at Nuts for Life is committed to providing nutrition information that is based on sound scientific evidence.


Nuts for Life is funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited with co-investment from members of the Australian Tree Nut Industry and funds from the Australian Government.

Voluntary Financial Contributors to Nuts for Life are: 

Almond Board of Australia
Australian Macadamia Society
Australian Pecan Growers Association
Australian Pioneer Pistachio Co
Australian Walnut Industry Association
Carroll Partners
Charlesworth Nuts
Chestnuts Australia
Commodity Imports Australia
COT Foods
FTA Food Solutions Pty Ltd
GB-Commtrade Pty Ltd
Hazelnut Growers of Australia Inc
JC’s Quality Foods
Manassen Foods
Maxwell Foods Pty Ltd
MWT Foods
Nut Producers Australia Pty Ltd
The Nut Shop
The Nut Stand Co
Olam Orchards Australia Pty Ltd
Prolife Foods Ltd
Rath & Co Trading
Royal Nut Company
Saker Consultants Pty Ltd
Scalzo Food Industries
Select Harvests
Stahmann Farms Inc
Trumps Pty Ltd
Trutaste Nuts Pty Ltd
Walnuts Australia
Yummy Snacks

Nuts for Life is overseen by a Management Committee made up of:

Chris Joyce – Chair of Nuts for Life; Director, Australian Pioneer Pistachio Co
Gerard Brunton – Managing Director, GB Commtrade
Joseph Ebbage – Marketing Manager, Almond Board of Australia
Chaseley Ross – Executive Officer, Australian Nut Industry Council
Michael Waring – CEO, MWTFoods and INC Board member
Lynne Ziehlke – Marketing Developing Manager, Australian Macadamia Society
Jonathan Swane – National Sales and Marketing Manager Retail, Scalzo
Declan Dart – Managing Director, Trumps

Note: The health and nutrition information on this website is generic in nature and should anyone require specific advice of a medical nature it is recommended they seek the services of an accredited practicing dietitian or a general medical practitioner.