21st October 2021 Kiwifruit / Zespri
The quantity of SunGold Kiwifruit licence to be released in 2022 has been slashed in half to 350 hectares.
Zespri RubyRed will hit the shelves in commercial volumes in March with around 250,000 trays expected.
“Despite a challenging season, market demand remains positive, following the Northern Hemisphere summer fruit period,” Zespri said.
Zespri and Plant & Food Research’s Kiwifruit Breeding Centre 50/50 joint venture opens its doors this week.
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Zespri says a proposal to end the use of hydrogen cyanamide will likely hit kiwifruit industry earnings.
Kiwifruit exporter Zespri says it continues to work constructively with authorities following a positive test result for Covid-19 in China on a sample of fruit from the Bay of Plenty.
Zespri says it has launched its emergency management plans and is co-operating with the relevant government agencies after a sample of its kiwifruit from the Bay of Plenty tested positive for Covid-19 in China.
Labour shortages, increased kiwifruit supply, and shipping disruptions are leading to the one of the most challenging seasons in decades, says Zespri.
Fonterra, Zespri, and Foodstuffs are heavyweights in NZ’s top 30 co-operative rankings.
With New Zealand remaining in lockdown until at least Tuesday 24 August, Zespri’s scheduled grower roadshows starting today, 23 August have been postponed.
Zespri and Plant & Food Research will launch their 50/50 joint venture Kiwifruit Breeding Centre on 1 October 2021.
Zespri says its Horizon Programme to upgrade its ageing internal systems and processes will cost about $160m over the three- to four-year life of the project. The co-op said on MORE »
A study examining the effects of green kiwifruit on sleep quality and the sleep-wake cycle in healthy males has been awarded HVN funding.
Zespri’s northern hemisphere kiwifruit crop for the 2020-21 season has been sold for $472m, up 27.9% on the previous season.
The kiwifruit giant said it delivered record per tray returns across all categories in the 2020/2021 season.
Zespri Group has appointed the former Goodman Fielder and Griffins Foods chief executive Alison Barrass to its board as an independent director.
Zespri resumed trading on the USX at 9am Friday 23 April. The company halted the trading of its shares on Wednesday 7 April to allow the finalisation of its 2021 MORE »
The co-op says the preliminary result compared to last year’s range of $300m-$305m.
Zespri has been placed in a trading halt on the USX to allow the finalisation of the 2021 Gold3 and Zespri Red tender process.
Zespri is progressing its plan to move against the unlawful growing of kiwifruit in China as illegal plantings increase.
Zespri’s first charter shipment of New Zealand fruit is due to depart in March.
A difficult 2020 has seen the the industry demonstrate its resilience, says Zespri chair Bruce Cameron.
Zespri has outlined its sustainability strategy to the Sustainable Business Council.
Carol Ward has been appointed chief grower, industry and sustainability officer.
The kiwifruit exporter and the Crown Research Institute already have a 30 year working relationship together under their belts.
The Science New Zealand 2020 National Awards were held on Thursday night.
Zespri intends to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with government officials in China .
It comes as demand for the variety across the globe remains strong.
Twenty thousand children across 250 schools are taking part in a Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure.
The kiwifruit co-op is bolstering its shipping fleet by adding three new vessels.
Zespri and Synlait have been named as finalists in the Deloitte Top 200 Awards for 2020. The kiwifruit co-op has been nominated for two awards, Company of the Year and MORE »
Zespri’s chief executive Dan Mathieson has been appointed to the Produce Marketing Association Board.
Zespri has started a procurement trial in China to try and combat illegal plantings of its SunGold kiwifruit.
Thousands of Kiwi children are beginning a five-week Zespri-led virtual adventure promoting the importance of taking care of themselves and the environment. The Zespri Young and Health Virtual Adventure began on MORE »
Following a three-month-long sourcing process, Zespri has confirmed its sampling and maturity clearance testing providers.
Zespri says it is placing further focus on the “critical” role of innovation and realigning its business towards growth.