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Thursday 21 October 2021

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Countdown, Fresh Direct staffers make awards shortlist 5th August 2021 /

Countdown, Fresh Direct staffers make awards shortlist

Countdown’s Taryn Olsen and Fresh Direct New Zealand’s Avinash de Silva are finalists in the 2021 Chief Information Officer Awards.


PI Summit 2021: Automated orchards “still 15-20 years away” – NZ Apples & Pears 7th July 2021 /

PI Summit 2021: Automated orchards “still 15-20 years away” – NZ Apples & Pears

New Zealand Apples & Pears chief executive Alan Pollard says the horticulture industry is recognised globally as a leader in automated operations post-harvest but apple picking remains a stubbornly human task.


Upstock digs into NZ grocery, targets Aus for 2022 2nd July 2021

Upstock digs into NZ grocery, targets Aus for 2022

Wholesale ordering app Upstock is deepening its reach into New Zealand’s retail sector via an integration with one of the country’s largest supermarket groups, before looking for new opportunities both here and across the ditch.


Cheers to that – wine tech startup Marama Labs raises $1.25m 30th June 2021 /

Cheers to that – wine tech startup Marama Labs raises $1.25m

Wellington startup Marama Labs is charting a course for global growth after raising $1.25m for its winemaking technology.


Genesis Private Equity deepens roots in hort sector with new investments 24th June 2021 /

Genesis Private Equity deepens roots in hort sector with new investments

A South Island private equity firm is looking for more horticulture investments after finalising and funding a two-part deal which sees it become a major supplier and IP owner in New Zealand’s fruit tree market


Fresh produce Tech Innovation Awards finalists named 21st May 2021 /

Fresh produce Tech Innovation Awards finalists named

Five finalist have been selected in the Australia and NZ Produce Marketing Association’s second annual Tech Innovation Awards.


New partnership empowers primary sector progress 23rd April 2021 /

New partnership empowers primary sector progress

The Agri Women’s Development Trust has teamed up with tech firm MEA to promote progress in New Zealand’s primary sector.


Imagr to open in Amsterdam, steps up European push 1st April 2021 /

Imagr to open in Amsterdam, steps up European push

NZ smart cart startup says it has finalised deals with two European retailers.


T&G turns to VR to help recruit locals into jobs 31st March 2021 /

T&G turns to VR to help recruit locals into jobs

The producer is utilising the technology to train Hawke’s Bay locals to fill roles across its orchards, packhouses and cool stores.


Crop registration app launched for tomato growers 5th March 2021 /

Crop registration app launched for tomato growers

A new purpose-built mobile Crop Registration app for tomato growers has been launched by ag-tech firm Waybeyond.


Canterbury comp aims for food, fibre, agri innovation 1st December 2020

Canterbury comp aims for food, fibre, agri innovation

It’s one of the region’s biggest sectors, contributing 20% of GDP.