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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11:18

Retail kiwifruit prices hit all-time high

If you think you paid too much for kiwifruit last Christmas, you aren’t wrong!

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Wednesday, 04 December 2019 07:55

The reality of technology

As the apple industry faces a labour crisis, there is a lot of talk about technology playing a role in harvesting crops.

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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 12:55

Govt policy will cost $80m

NZ's apple sector is facing a potential $80 million loss in the coming season because of a looming labour shortage.

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Apple trees could be replacing pines in North Canterbury.

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Friday, 13 September 2019 11:55

Apple industry housing workers

Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.

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Thursday, 12 September 2019 14:55

NZ apple industry GRASPs the nettle on labour laws

New Zealand Apples & Pears is positioning itself as a global leader in social practices and in eliminating exploitation of workers on supply chains, its business development manager Gary Jones says.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:16

Chinese landing eyed for NZ apples

Gourmet apple producer Rockit Global is the latest to join a New Zealand-led collaboration in China.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:10

Top-notch apple crop expected

The apple and pear crop is forecast to increase only modestly this year but it's expected to be top quality.

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Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:06

Apple crop risks going unpicked

A permanent solution to the harvest labour shortage problem is needed for the apple industry, claims a sector spokesman.

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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.

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