Zespri chief executive Dan Mathieson.

Kiwifruit exporter and marketer Zespri has reported a $60 million drop in net profit, mainly driven by reduced licence revenue from lower pricing per hectare than 2022/23.

Olympian Dame Lisa Carrington is helping 5+ A Day spread the word about the benefits of eating fresh fruit and vegetables for optimal physical and mental health.

Nutritionists are urging Kiwis to kickstart their day with a piece of fresh fruit to help improve their health and wellbeing this autumn.

HortNZ chief executive Nadine Tunley.

Commercial fruit and vegetable growers are being urged to their say in the upcoming levy referendum to enable Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) to continue its work for the sector.

The electric harvest machines have been specifically designed to suit LeaderBrand’s indoor environment and cropping system with quality, accuracy and harvesting widths.

One of the largest horticulture commercial growing companies in NZ has just begun using a new electric harvester and self-propelled cargo platforms to operate in its new mega greenhouse.

Rockit chief executive Mark O'Donnell says consumer awareness for the brand continues to improve each year.

NZ onion growers are getting an extra $3 million this season for exports to the European Union, thanks to the early ratification of a free trade agreement (FTA).

New Zealand’s 2024 kiwifruit harvest has kicked off with the first crop picked in Auckland, and more kiwifruit to be picked around New Zealand over the coming months.

NZ Apples and Pears market manager Danielle Adsett says Hawke’s Bay lost 610 hectares of apple trees out of a total of 6500 hectares.

Despite the terrible ravages of Cyclone Gabrielle and other adverse weather events, the 2024 apple crop in Hawke's Bay is set to one of the best crops the region has seen for a number of years. Peter Burke reports.

The new Minister of Horticulture, Nicola Grigg, says the reason that she came into Parliament was because of her interest in and commitment to agriculture.

NZKGI chief executive Colin Bond has paid tribute to the contribution that departing Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson has made to the kiwifruit industry.

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