NZ Kiwifruit Growers Incorporated’s (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson says growers came through the past season reasonably well.
New Zealand’s largest organic apple producer says it cannot keep up with the Chinese demand for New Zealand’s newest apple, Dazzle.
The experience of PSA – and the way Italy and China dealt with Covid-19 – shaped how Trevelyans Packhouse proactively manages their way through the Covid pandemic.
New Zealand horticulture exports reached a record-breaking $6.2 billion in the year ending June 2019 – an increase of $720 million on the previous year.
HortNZ chief executive Mike Chapman says a complete overhaul of the Resource Management Act is urgently needed for NZ to recover quickly from the effects of Covid-19.
The horticulture industry has come out of the Covid-19 lockdown more resilient and with better people management skills.
Horticulture NZ is praising the Government’s new $44b primary export plan.
Horticulture New Zealand says the findings of the survey confirm that the sector will help drive New Zealand’s post-Covid recovery.
Former T&G chairman and long-standing director Tony Gibbs has recently died.
Zespri returned almost $2 billion to New Zealand’s kiwifruit industry in the 2019/20 financial year.
A training programme to help the kiwifruit industry provide employment opportunities for New Zealanders is receiving Government funding.
The Government is brushing away grower concerns about a looming potato invasion from the European Union.
HortNZ chair Barry O’Neill is impressed with the way the horticulture sector has worked collectively and positively on all the issues it has faced.
A UK-based company, believed to be the single biggest exporter of New Zealand blackcurrant product, has seen “very strong” sales as consumers in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic seek healthy dietary supplements.
NZ Apples and Pears says while it’s early days yet, apple export volumes for this year are only slightly behind last year.
Produce company Wattie’s says it completed its 24/7 pea and bean harvesting and processing season in Canterbury last Friday (April 17).
The finalists in the inaugural Ahuwhenua Young Māori Grower Award have just been announced.
More than 12 million mandarins will soon be available across New Zealand, as the season gets underway in Northland.
Onion growers are celebrating being able to export to Indonesia again after clarification of its new import rules.
The Government moving from level 2 to 3, and then to 4 in quick succession sent shockwaves through horticulture's labour pool.
More New Zealanders are taking up the chance to work in horticulture amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
The importance of continuing to export cannot be underestimated, says New Zealand Apples and Pears chief executive Alan Pollard.
Anyone in the Te Puke area who is fit to work and wants a job can probably have one tomorrow, says Seeka chief executive Michael Franks.
Misinformation is circulating in some media and on social media regarding the role of food in the potential transmission of the COVID-19 virus, says United Fresh president Jerry Prendergast.