Contacts for sourcing equipment are listed below. The New Zealand Walnut Industry Group’s role is to support the industry and we don’t sell equipment.
Rolling Basket Nut Harvesters
These are the hand held devices that we started with and most of us in the industry have used them at some time.
They can be purchased in New Zealand from this Lourdan-Grove web site
German Rolling Basket Nut Harvesters
Basil and Trudi Meyer also import a German version of the basket roller harvesters.
Please use this secure anti-spam form if you would like to contact Basil or Trudi for info about sourcing these.
Bag-A-Nut walnut Harvesters (Also for Hazelnuts but with different spacings between the disks) Manufactured in the United States. See Bag-A-Nut
Every October Alan Mathewson from The Hazelnut Company takes orders for these harvesters and parts for them. You can contact Alan through The Hazelnut Company web site.
AMB Rousset walnut harvesters.
These machines are made in France and are probably the most capable for the larger commercial orchards in New Zealand. They make smaller harvesters and lots of other walnut handling equipment as well. See the AMB Rousset company web site
The NZ contact person for these harvesters is Andrew Horsbrugh. Please use this secure anti-spam form if you would like to contact Andrew
Feucht Obsttechnik German walnut harvesters and smaller sized drying towers
These machines come in various sizes and are suitable for the smaller to medium size commercial situation.
The NZ contact for this equipment is Basil and Trudi Meyer. Please use this secure anti-spam form if you would like to contact Basil and Trudi