The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
As the apple industry faces a labour crisis, there is a lot of talk about technology playing a role in harvesting crops.
NZ's apple sector is facing a potential $80 million loss in the coming season because of a looming labour shortage.
Hawke's Bay's apple industry will spend $30 million on building accommodation totalling 1500 beds for RSE (recognised seasonal employment) workers.
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.
Gourmet apple producer Rockit Global is the latest to join a New Zealand-led collaboration in China.
The apple and pear crop is forecast to increase only modestly this year but it's expected to be top quality.
A permanent solution to the harvest labour shortage problem is needed for the apple industry, claims a sector spokesman.
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.