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If you are new to this post, please look into the introduction of our series of blog posts on seed suppliers around the world in general, HERE. We already published blog posts with microgreens seed suppliers in America (HERE) and seed suppliers in Europe (HERE).

And without further ado, here is Oceania, which includes Australia, New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Microgreens and other seeds suppliers Oceania listed below are from Australia and New Zealand. But if you are a supplier from another island, and you would like to be on our list, please feel free to contact us via: hello@reactgreens.com.

microgreens seed supplier oceania

In September 2019, Department of Agriculture of Australian Government, has posted the final review of import conditions for brassicaceous vegetable seeds for sowing. In summary it is stated that Australia depends heavily on imported seeds to produce a wide range of crops, including vegetables, and imports large quantities of these seeds annually. The distributions of seed-borne pathogens are expanding globally and new risks continually emerge. The vegetable seeds trade has become globalised and is evolving—seed lines are usually developed, commercially multiplied and processed in various countries rather than at a single origin. Therefore, the risks of seeds’ exposure to new pathogens and that these pathogens may enter Australia via imported seeds has increased. Acknowledging the change in risk profile associated with this trade, the department is undertaking a series of seed reviews of the import conditions for four key vegetable families: Apiaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Brassicaceae and Solanaceae. These reviews were funded by the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper and are one means by which Australia is strengthening biosecurity surveillance and analysis. This review of brassicaceous vegetable seeds for sowing is the first of the series finalised. Under Australia’s existing import policy, all seeds for sowing, including brassicaceous vegetable seeds are subject to the department’s standard import conditions. However, this review of import conditions identified two quarantine pests associated with the seeds of several brassicaceous vegetables. Colletotrichum higginsianum is seed-borne in: •Brassica rapa• Raphanus sativus. Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. raphaniis seed-borne in: •Eruca vesicaria •Raphanus sativus. The unrestricted risks of these quarantine pests on the seeds for sowing pathway do not achieve the appropriate level of protection (ALOP) for Australia. 

 

Consequently, additional pest risk management measures are required to mitigate the risk posed by the identified quarantine pests to achieve the ALOP for Australia. In addition to the department’s standard seeds for sowing import conditions, four pest risk management options are recommended for Brassica rapa, Eruca vesicaria and Raphanus sativus:• Option 1. Broad spectrum fungicidal treatment—to manage the risk of both Colletotrichum higginsianum and Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. raphani. •Option 2. Heat treatment—to manage the risk of Colletotrichum higginsianum only. •Option 3. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test—to manage the risk of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. raphani only.• Option 4.Heat treatment and PCR test combined—to manage the risk of both Colletotrichum higginsianum and Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. raphani. If the required treatment or testing is undertaken off-shore, phytosanitary certification is required with the additional declaration that the testing or treatment has been conducted in accordance with Australia’s requirements.

What’s important for microgreen seeds is that Brassica rapa, Eruca vesicaria and Raphanus sativus seeds for sprouting or microgreens production for human consumption are exempt from these additional measures if imported directly for germination at a production facility operated under an Approved Arrangement. This is to mitigate risks from the diversion of seeds to other end-uses. For a more detailed report, please see the link written in the source, below.

Source: https://www.agriculture.gov.au/sites/default/files/sitecollectiondocuments/biosecurity/risk-analysis/plant-reviews/brassicaceae-vegetable-seeds-final-report.pdf

 

microgreens seed suppliers oceania

Due to quarantine restrictions between Australian States, some of the seed suppliers are unable to send some seeds to some states. Quarantine restrictions are important as they prevent the spread of potential weeds, pests and diseases.

If the supplier is organically certified he will not treat seeds with chemical fungicides or insecticides. There are quarantine requirements for seed (and plants) to be treated chemically before shipments can be sent to some states. For this reason some suppliers are simply unable to supply the necessary quarantine clearance certificates. Main states are Tasmania and Western Australia, but there are also some specific seed varieties that don’t go with South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, and Northern Territory. So please, check with the supplier, before you place an order.

If you want to order seeds from overseas suppliers (countries), then let us just summarize for importing from Australia: There are additional requirements for shipping bean, carrot, celery, cucumber, fennel, melon, parsnips, peas, pepper, pumpkin, squash, or tomato seeds. And for New Zealand: There are additional requirements for shipping bean, corn, eggplant, melon, pea, pepper, pumpkin, squash, sunflower, tomato, or wheat seeds.

We will gathered suppliers by country, from where they originated:

AUSTRALIA

company: Eden Seeds
country: Australia
website: https://www.edenseeds.com.au/
contact:  
status: producer/seller
seed varieties: 45+
type of seeds: conventional/organic
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: national
other: see for shipping restrictions of Western Australia and Tasmania
  https://www.edenseeds.com.au/Not-For-WA?formtype=pagesearch&productprofileNotForWA=true
company: Australian Wheatgrass
country: Australia
website: https://www.australianwheatgrass.com.au/product-category/buy-organic-seeds-online/buy-micro-green-seeds-online/?fbclid=IwAR1mAIerKb6U0GELqJ4R-i_IsM_zssqT5kPA6WgqhoOGmqQ1tQmz5sKg8pU
contact: sales@australianwheatgrass.com.au
status: reseller
seed varieties: organic/conventional
type of seeds: 50+
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: national
other: Due to quarantine restrictions in Western Australian, we are unable to deliver grains or perishable items to this State.
company: Green Harvest
country: Australia
website: https://greenharvest.com.au/SproutingAndMicrogreens/SproutingAndMicrogreensIndex.html
contact: inquiries@greenharvest.com.au
status: seller
seed varieties: 20+
type of seeds: non GMO, conventional/organic
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: national
other: see for shipping restrictions: https://greenharvest.com.au/Other/AustralianQuarantine.html
  family owned
company: 4seasons seeds
country: Australia
website: https://www.4seasonsseeds.com.au/epages/4seasons.sf/en_AU/?ObjectPath=/Shops/4seasons_seeds/Categories/%22Microgreens%20%26%20Baby%20Leaves%22
contact: sales@4seasonsseeds.com.au
status: reseller
seed varieties: 45+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: national
other: for WA and Tasmania customers: contact your states Bio-security office for current import conditions

microgreens seeds suppliers oceania

company: Royston Petrie
country: Australia
website: https://rpseeds.com.au/
contact: sales@rpseeds.com.au
status: producer
seed varieties: 10+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: internationally
other: family owned
company: Garden Express
country: Australia
website: https://www.gardenexpress.com.au/shop/seeds/sprouts-microgreens/
contact: info@gardenexpress.com.au
status: reseller
seed varieties: 10+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: no
where they ship: national

microgreens seeds suppliers oceania

company: Charlcon Seeds
country: Australia
website: https://www.charlconseeds.com.au/product-category/microgreens/
contact: sales@charlconseeds.com.au
status: producer
seed varieties: 30+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: National, Europe
other: family owned, also edible flowers
company: MR Forthergill’s
country: Australia, New Zealand
website: https://www.mrfothergills.com.au/sprouts-microgreens/microgreens-seeds.html
contact: hello@fothergills.com.au
status: seller
seed varieties: 5+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: no
where they ship: national, for international go to their UK page
other: https://www.mrfothergills.com.au/postage-refunds/
company: Green Patch Seeds
country: Australia
website: https://greenpatchseeds.com.au/sprouting-microgreens.html#undefined
contact: enquiries@greenpatchseeds.com.au
status: producer
seed varieties: 30+
type of seeds: organic/untreatened
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: national
company: The seed collection
country: Australia
website: https://www.theseedcollection.com.au/sprouts-microgreens/Microgreen-seed
contact: admin@theseedcollection.com.au
status: reseller
seed varieties: 25+
type of seeds: untreatened
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: national
other: shipping restriction regarding quarantine regulations for WA: https://www.theseedcollection.com.au/Quarantine
company: Seed Mart
country: Australia
website: https://seedmart.com.au/collections/seeds-for-microgreens
contact: info@wholesomesupplies.com.au 
status: seller
seed varieties: 40+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: nationwide
other: non-Gmo seeds
company: Perth Hills Veggie Co.
country: Australia, WA
website: https://perthhillsveggieco.com.au/collections/microgreen-sprouting-seeds
contact: info@perthhillsveggieco.com.au
status: seller
seed varieties: 20+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: no
where they ship: nationwide, except Tasmania
other: WA’s local seed company, also edible flowers
company: Yates
country: Australia
website: https://shop.yates.com.au/search?type=article%2Cpage%2Cproduct&q=microgreen*
contact: https://shop.yates.com.au/pages/contact-us
status: producer
seed varieties: 4+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: no
where they ship: nationwide
other: shipping restrictions to Tasmania
company: MKS (Magnus Kahl Seeds)
country: Australia
website: http://magnuskahl.com/
contact: emma@magnuskahl.com 
status: They produce their own onion seed and other allium related products. Other varieties are grown on contract however most of them are sourced from their grower network worldwide.
seed varieties: 20+
type of seeds: raw seed – most varieties are conventionally grown (organic seed production is very costly), however nothing is treated unless requested by the customer
selling in bulk: Yes they sell in bulk but also supply smaller growers with anything from 1kg and above
where they ship: Mainly Australia at this stage, however they export large amounts of onion and shallot seed to countries worldwide, they are hoping to expand their micro reach
other: you need to contact them for product list

microgreens seed suppliers oceania

NEW ZEALAND

company: Kings seeds
country: New Zealand
website: https://www.kingsseeds.co.nz/shop/Microgreens.html
contact: info@kingsseeds.co.nz
status: seller
seed varieties: 40+
type of seeds: organic/untreatened
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: nationwide
company: South Pacific Seeds
country: New Zealand
website: https://spsnz.com/our-products/microgreens
contact: sales@spsnz.com
status: producer
seed varieties: 15+
type of seeds: untreatened
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: nationwide
company: Wright Sprouts
country: New Zealand
website: https://wrightsprouts.co.nz/products/organic-seeds/
contact: raelle@wrightsprouts.co.nz
status: seller
seed varieties: 10+
type of seeds: organic
selling in bulk: no
where they ship: nationwide
company: FairBanks Seeds
country: New Zealand
website: https://fairbanks.co.nz/products/micro-vegetables-sprouting/
contact: info@fairbanks.co.nz
status: producer/seller
seed varieties: 30+
type of seeds: conventional
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: nationwide, international
company: Naturally Organic
country: New Zealand
website: https://naturallyorganic.co.nz/product-category/fruit-vegetables/sprouts/seeds-for-sprouting/
contact: info@naturallyorganic.co.nz
status: seller
seed varieties: 8+
type of seeds: organic
selling in bulk: yes
where they ship: nationwide
other: family owned

We hope that you like this overview of seed suppliers in Oceania. We think this is a comprehensive list of seed suppliers to get you started. Look out for our next post on seed suppliers in ASIA.

If you are a supplier (or you know someone, that we didn’t mention) of good, quality microgreen and sprouting seeds and we didn’t mention you, but you would like to be a part of these, please feel free to contact us, so that we can add you to our list.

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