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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Wednesday, 03 October 2018 09:55

Partial victory for fruit growers

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.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018 09:52

MPI releases plants seized at border

The Ministry of Primary Industries says it is releasing 20,000 apple plants and 400 stonefruit plants from containment.

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Thursday, 20 September 2018 07:55

Wrangle over imported fruit tree stock

Protecting New Zealand’s biosecurity status is paramount in the wrangle over imported American fruit stock, says Summerfruit NZ chair Tim Jones.

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 15:03

US facility no longer wants to deal with NZ

A top US facility that globally supplies the latest cultivars for the pipfruit and stonefruit industry has lost interest in dealing with New Zealand.

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 08:55

Disappointment for apple and stonefruit growers

An impasse between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and apple and stonefruit growers is continuing.

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Wednesday, 05 September 2018 13:24

Apple and stonefruit future questioned

Orchardists and nursery owners are starting to raise questions about the future of the apple and stonefruit industry.

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