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Wednesday, 29 April 2020 14:20

Cautious optimism over apple exports

NZ Apples and Pears says while it’s early days yet, apple export volumes for this year are only slightly behind last year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 13:47

Apple exports important

The importance of continuing to export cannot be underestimated, says New Zealand Apples and Pears chief executive Alan Pollard.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11:18

Retail kiwifruit prices hit all-time high

If you think you paid too much for kiwifruit last Christmas, you aren’t wrong!

Published in General News
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
Thursday, 12 September 2019 14:55

NZ apple industry GRASPs the nettle on labour laws

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
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