Zespri’s chief grower and alliances officer, Dave Courtney.

Italian kiwifruit packhouses' experience in dealing with COVID-19 has helped New Zealand to fast-track innovation in its own packhouses to deal with stringent new safety regulations.

Zespri chief executive Dan Mathieson says some of its key markets will soon be able to enjoy the red kiwifruit variety.

Kiwifruit marketer Zespri says some key markets will soon be able to enjoy red kiwifruit following a recent decision by its board to commercialise a red variety for New Zealand growers.

» The RNG Weather Report

» Latest Print Issues Online

The Hound

Blue murder

OPINION: Your old mate recently read an off-the-wall suggestion, by some boffin, that deliberately staining meat blue will lead to…

Foot in mouth - again!

OPINION: This old mutt reckons Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor too often suffers from 'foot in mouth' disease.

» eNewsletter

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter