31st March 2022 Dole NZ / Fruit
Dole has delayed a full introduction of its new sweetio banana variety, while GM Steve Barton is looking to pass on baton.
T&G Fresh is expecting to harvest around 500 tonnes of navel oranges over the next three weeks, after harvest started early this season.
Miniature apple company Rockit Global has expanded its footprint from Hawke’s Bay to Gisborne where it will now establish a management team, and potentially a new packhouse.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has suspended imports of fresh lychees and mangoes from Taiwan after live fruit fly larvae were discovered on shipments.
The High-Value Nutrition Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga National Science Challenge has provided a $50,000 development grant to Hastings-based research and project management collaborator Foot Steps to investigate the Damson plum.
Nelson Tasman grower and exporter, Luv’ya, has announced a brand refresh for its entire range of apples and pears.
Australia is the biggest export destination for New Zealand feijoas and there is real possibility for expansion, says New Zealand’s largest feijoa exporter.
Forecasts for the next avocado crop are bullish, while growing sales sees persimmons as the new kid on the chopping block.
The inaugural Annual Southern Hemisphere Fresh Fruit Trade congress takes place today.
Fine weather will bring an earlier harvest than usual for the feijoa sector.
The New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc is offering a harvest “taster day” to tempt job seekers to take up employment in the kiwifruit industry.
New research will look into how effective the supplement is.
Strawberry exports have been restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Eight million punnets of blueberries were eaten by New Zealanders last year.
The award celebrates his contributions to fruit variety development.
A Waikato berry farm believes the answer to seasonal worker shortages this year could be for Kiwis to pick their own fruit.
Māori development projects based in the Bay of Plenty and Tairāwhiti are set to receive nearly $5m in Provincial Growth Fund support.
Two apple orchards and a food and beverage company are set to benefit from a $4.1m Provincial Growth Fund investment in the Hawke’s Bay.