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The Zespri board has approved the October 2016 forecast, which shows returns holding steady for Green and Gold, compared with the August forecast, and increases for both Organic Green and Green14.
The Board of Directors of Zespri will start a search process next year to select a new chief executive officer.
A massive $50 million spend on new infrastructure and technology by one of the country’s largest kiwifruit packhouses is an example of the rising efficiencies in the industry seen as the shining light of the primary sector.
New Zealand's kiwifruit industry is lauded these days for its recovery from Psa. This innovative, well-organised industry has orchardists, scientists, marketers and distributors working well together.
European consumption growth of 'non-staple' fruits like kiwifruit and branded premium apples represent good news for New Zealand's horticulture sector, says Rabobank’s senior fruit vegetable and floriculture analyst Cindy van Rijswick.
Zespri's total sales revenue for the 2015/16 season grew to hit a record high of $1.9 billion, up 22% from the previous season.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are encouraging open dialogue between kiwifruit growers and their neighbours as the kiwifruit spray season starts this month.
Kiwifruit exports rose $105 million (47%) in the year to June 2016 to reach $331 million, Statistics New Zealand says.