Free fruit and vegetables normally delivered to schools are being redistributed to charities during the current lockdown.
New research shows that more New Zealanders than ever are eating the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables.
For one of the country’s largest vegetable growers, sustainable farming has always been a priority.
Scales Corporation, the owners of the country’s largest apple packing and marketing business, has reported an improved half year result.
A plant 'milk' made from New Zealand-grown kabocha buttercup squash is now hitting supermarket shelves in Asia.
Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association's (PVGA) first woman president, Kylie Faulkner, was extremely surprised and honoured to receive the President's Trophy at the recent Horticulture New Zealand Conference.
Gaining momentum from the global roll-out of its new brand in July, NZ fruit company Rockit has recently launched its biggest sales and marketing campaign.
October 1 is confirmed as the start date for Plant & Food Research and Zespri's new 50/50 joint venture Kiwifruit Breeding Centre.
The apple and pear sector is sitting on a knife edge waiting to see how the latest Covid outbreak will play out in the coming months.
The contribution of NZ's kiwifruit industry came in for some high praise at a special function at Parliament, just before the latest Covid lockdowns.
New Zealand's fresh fruit and vegetable sector has signed a new two-year deal with the Government to continue supplying produce to low decile schools.
New Zealand's potato sector remains a billion dollar plus industry despite a year of crises.
Former Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says labour shortages and an avalanche of government-sponsored regulations are crippling the sector.
The Government is looking at curbing our reliance on migrant workers as part of immigration service changes post-Covid.
Horticulture New Zealand says it has now been officially advised by the Ministry for Primary Industries that the settings for this Alert Level 4 are the same as those used last year in Level 4.
The New Zealand potato Industry remains a billion dollar plus industry, despite the challenges brought about in 2020.
More Pacific Island workers won’t solve the acute labour shortage faced by New Zealand orchards and vineyards.
The first woman president of the Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA), Kylie Faulkner, scooped the President's Trophy at the HortNZ awards night at Mystery Creek.
Supermarkets shouldn't be seen as villians when it comes to competition and returns in the retail sector, says former Horticulture NZ chief executive Mike Chapman.
Former Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman last night won the Bledisloe Cup for services to the sector.
Bryce Morrison has been named Bay of Plenty’s Young Grower for 2021 at an awards dinner in Tauranga.
NZ blueberry growers now have access to new varieties with large, tasty fruit ideal for export.
New Zealand's avocado industry value eclipsed $227m in the 2020-21 season.
Saffron Wilson thought she wanted to be a hairdresser, but soon realised that working outdoors was her passion.