Displaying items by tag: kiwifruit

Friday, 02 February 2018 09:23

Kiwifruit sector set for growth — report

The New Zealand kiwifruit sector is set for growth following 2017’s record season and new development opportunities across the country, according to the ANZ Kiwifruit Insights paper.

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Thursday, 07 September 2017 09:55

High yields boost kiwifruit returns

The increase in the average yield per hectare for Green was a key factor in “remarkable” volume growth in the 2016-17 season, says Zespri chief executive Lain Jager.

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Friday, 25 August 2017 10:09

Top kiwifruit marketer in Japan

Move over celebrities, here come the two ‘Kiwifruit Brothers’.

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Friday, 28 July 2017 15:35

Kiwifruit exporter enters Orange County

Zespri has officially opened its regional office in Orange County, California to manage growing sales across Northern, Central and Southern America.

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Friday, 14 July 2017 11:13

Bledisloe Cup for kiwifruit grower

Kiwifruit industry leader Peter Ombler has received horticulture’s premier award, the Bledisloe Cup.

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Friday, 07 July 2017 08:55

Big kiwifruit growth plans for Maori

About 8% of total kiwifruit production comes from Maori orchards, and now there is an ambitious goal to get up to 20%, says Maori Kiwifruit Growers Forum chairman Tiaki Hunia.

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Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:55

Dark days turn golden

The kiwifruit industry initially lost a billion dollars -- about one-third of its capital value -- to Psa, says Zespri chief executive Lain Jager.

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Tuesday, 04 July 2017 09:55

Sector set for sonic boom

Kiwifruit is heading towards being a major force in the New Zealand economy, a Waikato University report predicts.

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Thursday, 22 June 2017 14:55

No complacency among the vines

Zespri's results are positive for everybody -- Gold, Green or organic growers and Zespri shareholders -- but you should never become complacent, says chairman Peter McBride.

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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:55

Main hort crops escape damage

Avocado and kiwifruit industry representatives say recent storms have caused severe damage but it appears to be localised and unlikely to affect the overall national crop.

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