PM Jacinda Ardern may have many talents, but an understanding of business is clearly not one of them.
Gourmet apple producer Rockit Global is the latest to join a New Zealand-led collaboration in China.
The apple and pear crop is forecast to increase only modestly this year but it's expected to be top quality.
A permanent solution to the harvest labour shortage problem is needed for the apple industry, claims a sector spokesman.
Ross Beaton and Sally Gallagher have a simple and compelling business objective: making apple juice great again, or as they say, making the apple the hero.
Affected growers claim that the release of 20,000 apple and 400 stonefruit plants from containment vindicates the position they have taken since the start of the issue.
The Ministry of Primary Industries says it is releasing 20,000 apple plants and 400 stonefruit plants from containment.
Protecting New Zealand’s biosecurity status is paramount in the wrangle over imported American fruit stock, says Summerfruit NZ chair Tim Jones.
A top US facility that globally supplies the latest cultivars for the pipfruit and stonefruit industry has lost interest in dealing with New Zealand.
An impasse between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and apple and stonefruit growers is continuing.