Displaying items by tag: kiwifruit

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 12:55

An industry where tech is tops

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 20:55

Always looking to improve

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 13:58

Good news for NZ produce in Europe

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.

Published in Agribusiness

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 August 2016 08:25

Kiwifruit spray season starts

Bay of Plenty Regional Council staff are encouraging open dialogue between kiwifruit growers and their neighbours as the kiwifruit spray season starts this month.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:04

Kiwifruit exports reach record levels

Kiwifruit exports rose $105 million (47%) in the year to June 2016 to reach $331 million, Statistics New Zealand says.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 10:55

Zespri the new Chinese status symbol

Zespri brand kiwifruit has become a symbol of status and wealth in China.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 09:55

Reach for fruit bowl, not the pill box

Kiwifruit, not pills, is set to be offered as a cure for people with gastro and laxation problems.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 June 2016 12:55

Seeka handles record volumes

Seeka Kiwifruit has handled record volumes in the packing season, with more than 30 million trays handled in New Zealand for the first time.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 07:55

Bankers’ warning for kiwifruit

Major farming sector lender ANZ is closely watching the rising price of farmland.

Published in General News

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