Wednesday, 04 December 2019 07:55

The reality of technology

As the apple industry faces a labour crisis, there is a lot of talk about technology playing a role in harvesting crops.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 12:55

Govt policy will cost $80m

NZ's apple sector is facing a potential $80 million loss in the coming season because of a looming labour shortage.

Published in General News

Apple trees could be replacing pines in North Canterbury.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:55

Apple industry housing workers

Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.

Published in General News

New Zealand Apples & Pears is positioning itself as a global leader in social practices and in eliminating exploitation of workers on supply chains, its business development manager Gary Jones says.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:16

Chinese landing eyed for NZ apples

Gourmet apple producer Rockit Global is the latest to join a New Zealand-led collaboration in China.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 12:10

Top-notch apple crop expected

The apple and pear crop is forecast to increase only modestly this year but it's expected to be top quality.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:06

Apple crop risks going unpicked

A permanent solution to the harvest labour shortage problem is needed for the apple industry, claims a sector spokesman.

Published in General News

Ross Beaton and Sally Gallagher have a simple and compelling business objective: making apple juice great again, or as they say, making the apple the hero.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 09:55

Partial victory for fruit growers

Affected growers claim that the release of 20,000 apple and 400 stonefruit plants from containment vindicates the position they have taken since the start of the issue.

Published in General News
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