KIWIFRUIT NEWS

KIWIFRUIT NEWS MAY2021

Reflections on gold harvest, and turning our attention to Hayward!

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KIWIFRUIT NEWS APRIL 2021

 An article in the New Zealand Herald, that speaks to crisis leading to innovation could very well impact our industry. 

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KIWIFRUIT NEWS MARCH 2021

Well done to all those involved with Team New Zealand, who has managed to retain the America’s Cup.

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KIWIFRUIT NEWS FEBRUARY 2021

As we plot and plan for the coming harvest seasons on how to pack the increasing volumes of Gold3 coming our way, there is a lot of interest in how we are going to achieve this.

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Kiwifruit News January 2021

Some days it is hard to get my son off the couch, so when he shows an interest in an activity, I am always keen to support him.

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kiwifruit News November 2020

Last week we waved goodbye to the final truckload of kiwifruit leaving site and heading for the wharf. It’s been an eventful year with unprecedented changes that will go down in the history books.

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kiwifruit News September 2020

As the coolstores start to look somewhat empty, I look over my shoulder at the season gone – it is not one I will forget any time soon. Despite the challenges it has been a period of many learnings which have resulted in some great outcomes.

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kiwifruit News July 2020

I was sitting in a biosecurity leadership group meeting last week discussing what the theme should be for our next symposium. One young member of the team said, “please not on Covid-19 – I’m over it”.

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Kiwifruit News December 2020

As our Prime Minister announces a climate change emergency, and Climate Change Minister James Shaw comments it would have happened earlier if it hadn’t been for one of the coalition partners, you sense this Government is about to drive change.

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Kiwifruit News October 2020

This year’s fruit loss for Hayward is sitting at 0.3% and G3 is at 0.49% – what a great result. However, despite the low fruit loss we have still had to repack 1.1 million trays.

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Kiwifruit News August 2020

There is an old saying that is synonymous with working on the land, “the closer you get to the soil, the worse the money is.” That is, the value of your produce is taken by those in the supply chain before you receive payment.

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Kiwifruit News June 2020

I was sitting in a Zespri meeting last week and was pleased to hear the markets are enjoying the taste and quality of the fruit being delivered this year.

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