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Fruit and vegetable prices increased almost 9% in the year ending December 2020, boosting overall food price inflation to 2.9%, Stats NZ announced today.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 December 2020 14:45

Strawberry prices down as exports drop

Strawberry prices fell 43% in November 2020 as Covid-19 border restrictions reduced exports, Stats NZ said.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 November 2020 08:29

All-year round strawberries

Local horticulture company T&G Fresh has teamed up with one of the world’s leading strawberry breeding companies to provide New Zealanders with year-round strawberries.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:54

Strawberry growers back sector levy

A levy will help modernise the $35 million strawberry industry, says Michael Ahern, executive manager of Strawberry Growers NZ Inc.

Published in General News
Monday, 24 September 2018 13:59

NZ strawberries in the clear — growers

New Zealand strawberry growers say there is no evidence to suggest any connection to the food safety scare engulfing Australian growers.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 February 2012 09:41

Off-duty inspector nabs biosecurity breach

Horticulture New Zealand is passing the heartfelt thanks of all New Zealand's fruit and vegetable growers to the Christchurch biosecurity inspector who takes her work home.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 December 2011 15:03

Strawberry slip prompts review

MAF DIRECTOR-general Wayne McNee says he's asked for a detailed review of last month's strawberry growing kit biosecurity incident but the response to the recall has been blasted by Hort NZ.

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