Orcharding for the Future


to the best new fruit tree varieties

A Leader

in Intellectual Property Management & Commercialisation

Welcome to ANFIC

The Australian Nurserymen’s Fruit Improvement Company (ANFIC)


ANFIC is a not-for-profit company that provides Intellectual Property (IP) Management and Commercialisation services for plant owner/breeders worldwide.

ANFIC was formed in 1983 and consists of 12 nursery members located around Australia. Our company focus is on accessing new fruit varieties and rootstocks to assist Australian growers to develop, expand and obtain a greater share of the Australian and global fresh fruit markets.

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ANFIC nurseries

Contact a nursery to discuss your requirements, variety availability and to place your tree order.

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Fruit varieties

ANFIC currently holds licenses for varieties of Apples, Pears, Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Apricots, Navel Oranges, Cherries, Feijoas, Walnuts, Avocados, Persimmons, Pineapples, Custard Apples, Bananas and a range of Stone, Pome and Tropical fruit rootstocks. A number of deciduous fruit ornamentals licences are also held.

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ANFIC news

The latest news, new varieties under test, industry updates and more…Current news - Farewell to long standing ANFIC member W A Shepherd & Sons!

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Questions? Browse our frequently asked questions for more information.

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New & coming soon

ANFIC is continually expanding its selection of new fruit and nut varieties and rootstocks for evaluation and commercialisation.

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