Mayo Macs

About US

Mayo Macs is a South African macadamia processing and marketing company wholly owned by its grower shareholders.


More than 300 macadamia growers across South Africa entrust their nuts to Mayo Macs, which owns and operates two state-of-the-art macadamia processing facilities near Nelspruit in Mpumalanga and at Paddock on the South Coast of KZN. The processing facilities are supplemented by delivery/receiving depots at Empangeni in Northern KZN and George in the Southern Cape to accommodate growers from across the country.


01. Sustainability

Sustainability is key to Mayo Macs stakeholders. Especially when considering the time and expense that are required for trees to come into full production, as well as the cost of building the business.

02. PrIce

Mayo Macs is known for offering all its stakeholders superior value year after year. Mayo Macs Marketers look to maximize Dollar price over the long term, by building sustainable relationships with our customers. 

03. Own the supply chain

Mayo Macs stakeholders have the opportunity to buy into the supply chain network. Full value is extracted for the Mayo Macs stakeholders. Our members are not farm gate price takers.

Proven Success

The Numbers Don’t Lie

More than 300-Macadamia growers across South Africa deliver their nuts to Mayo Macs. For this reason, we have invested in two state-of-the-art Macadamia processing facilities that are more than capable of handling the forecasted increase tonnages.

In order to accommodate growers from across the country, the processing facilities will be supplemented by strategically placed delivery/receiving depots.

These facilities adhere to international food safety standards which allow our international marketing partners to distribute locally produced and processed Macadamias to various countries around the world.


Strategic Partners


SAMAC is an association of macadamia industry role-players that aims to do things that individuals are unable to do on their own.



The foundation of the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council mission is to stimulate and facilitate sustainable growth in the global Nut and Dried Fruit Industry.