More fruit and veg eaten

New research shows that more New Zealanders than ever are eating the recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables.

Hawke's Bay's Shane Newman is one of New Zealand's largest buttercup squash growers.

A plant 'milk' made from New Zealand-grown kabocha buttercup squash is now hitting supermarket shelves in Asia.

President’s Trophy winner Kylie Faulkner (left) with HortNZ chair Barry O’Neil and Ratahi Cross from Ngai Tukairangi Trust.

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association's (PVGA) first woman president, Kylie Faulkner, was extremely surprised and honoured to receive the President's Trophy at the recent Horticulture New Zealand Conference.

NZ fruit company Rockit has recently launched its biggest sales and marketing campaign.

Gaining momentum from the global roll-out of its new brand in July, NZ fruit company Rockit has recently launched its biggest sales and marketing campaign.

Zespri chairman Bruce Cameron with PM Jacinda Ardern at Parliament last month celebrating the kiwifruit industry's past year.

The contribution of NZ's kiwifruit industry came in for some high praise at a special function at Parliament, just before the latest Covid lockdowns.

United Fresh president Jerry Prendergast (left) and executive committee member Dr Hans Maurer at the recent HortNZ Conference.

New Zealand's fresh fruit and vegetable sector has signed a new two-year deal with the Government to continue supplying produce to low decile schools.

The Government is looking at curbing our reliance on migrant workers as part of immigration service changes post-Covid.

Horticulture New Zealand says it has now been officially advised by the Ministry for Primary Industries that the settings for this Alert Level 4 are the same as those used last year in Level 4. 

The first woman president of the Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association (PVGA), Kylie Faulkner, scooped the President's Trophy at the HortNZ awards night at Mystery Creek.

Supermarkets shouldn't be seen as villians when it comes to competition and returns in the retail sector, says former Horticulture NZ chief executive Mike Chapman.

Former Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman last night won the Bledisloe Cup for services to the sector.

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