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NZ Apples and Pears says while it’s early days yet, apple export volumes for this year are only slightly behind last year.
The importance of continuing to export cannot be underestimated, says New Zealand Apples and Pears chief executive Alan Pollard.
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.