Queensland might be home to the big pineapple, but in the Northern Territory one of the nation's biggest pineapple farms has emerged with almost 4 million plants.
While the humble avocado on toast is tipped to remain a staple well into the future, avo and banana popsicles, brownies and a chocolate mousse are broadening the options.
Fewer Australians appear to be starting the day with a piece of toast covered in the citrus spread, but advocates are keen to preserve marmalade's place on the breakfast table.
An extract of the fruit's peel can be used to break down oil sludge, according to new Australian research.
A sweet potato abundance has prompted some big thinkers from far north Queensland to trial transforming the surplus into flour.
Many consider the aroma of durians so offensive that it is banned on many public transport systems in South-East Asia, but Chinese buyers are flocking to Malaysia just to get a taste of the love-it-or-hate-it fruit.
A new initiative to stop shoppers squeezing avocados to test ripeness results in a halving of bruised fruit and higher avocado sales.
With a perceived decline in apple eaters in Australia, the first batch of red-fleshed apples hoped bring more interest to the industry.
Cafes are rationing their avocado serves after a gap in harvest seasons caused supplies to fall and prices to spike.