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Thursday, 11 October 2018 14:15

Vegetable prices fall

Vegetable prices fell 8.7% in September, with lettuce prices falling 45%.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 May 2016 16:22

Auckland sprawl 'food security nightmare'

It's a simple equation: If Auckland spreads its housing into our fruit and vegetable production land - we all pay more for food.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 08:00

UK pollie urges more veges

UK farmers are facing a new threat, this time from an opposition MP.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 13 December 2012 10:58

Food prices fall

Food prices fell 0.8% in the November month as vegetable prices continued to fall, Statistics New Zealand says.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 May 2012 14:41

Growers pass chemicals test

A year-long Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) study looking at chemical residues in fresh, unwashed produce indicates New Zealand growers are largely following good agricultural practice (GAP) in how they use chemicals.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 11:05

Shift in focus boosts exports

The 3.1% increase in fruit and vegetable exports in 2011 is a great result given the negative impacts of a 6.5% rise in the value of the New Zealand dollar and difficult market conditions in the same period.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 16:41

‘Fruit and veg prices fair’

EAT MORE seasonal fruits and vegetables and take advantage of specials. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 16:39

Weakening dollar to offset price drop

A LEADING economist is predicting the New Zealand dollar to drop buffering farmers from lower commodity prices in the coming year.

Published in General News

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