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Win for kiwifruit industry in TPP Agreement

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 11:56 am | Zespri

Zespri welcomes the conclusion of negotiations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement which will generate significant value for the New Zealand kiwifruit industry. More >>

Zespri looks forward to sales growth in South Korea

Friday, 25 September 2015, 9:55 am | Zespri

Zespri looks forward to sales growth in South Korea following passage of Tariff Amendment Bill More >>

Zespri shares innovation in inaugural Symposium

Monday, 21 September 2015, 4:15 pm | Zespri

Zespri invests over $15 million in kiwifruit innovation science each year and the inaugural Kiwifruit Innovation Symposium on 29 October in Mt Maunganui gives people a chance to see the latest developments for themselves. More >>

Nominations open for 2015 Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal

Friday, 4 September 2015, 1:04 pm | Zespri

Nominations open for 2015 Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal The Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal judging panel is once again calling on the kiwifruit industry to nominate their finest leaders for the 2015 award. The kiwifruit Industry Advisory Council (IAC) ... More >>

Zespri launches new $15,000 scholarships

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 2:40 pm | Zespri

Zespri has announced two new $15,000 scholarships to encourage New Zealand’s top secondary students to pursue a career in New Zealand’s fast-growing kiwifruit industry. More >>

Zespri Annual Meeting reports on strong season

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 4:45 pm | Zespri

An excellent 2014/15 season with increased volumes, good grower returns and strong growth to come – that was the message at Zespri’s Annual Meeting held today. More >>

Zespri SunGold in every Mexican McDonald’s Happy Meal

Monday, 8 June 2015, 1:12 pm | Zespri

Zespri SunGold in every Mexican McDonald’s Happy Meal Mexican children will find a surprise in their McDonald’s Happy Meals from this weekend – a delicious Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit from New Zealand. Zespri General Manager Carol Ward explains that ... More >>

Extraordinary season for growers as industry recovers

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 10:09 am | Zespri

Zespri’s final result for 2014/15 shows an industry that is back on track and revitalized for the strong growth outlook ahead. The last season has been extraordinary, Zespri Chairman Peter McBride said, with the total fruit and service payment up 17 percent ... More >>

Kiwifruit industry set for strong growth

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 3:43 pm | Zespri

The kiwifruit industry came together to thank the Government for its support with efforts to manage the bacterial disease Psa, when the Prime Minister John Key visited Zespri’s Mt Maunganui office this afternoon. Zespri chairman Peter McBride says ... More >>

Kiwifruit industry set for strong growth in 2015 season

Sunday, 29 March 2015, 9:31 pm | Zespri

The first kiwifruit charter ship for 2015 is set to sail from the Port of Tauranga tomorrow (Sunday 28 March), marking the start of a season promising strong growth with volumes back to pre-Psa levels this season, Zespri’s Chief Executive Lain ... More >>

Zespri welcomes high turnout and support for positive change

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 11:03 am | Zespri

Kiwifruit growers have made a strong statement about the direction they want for their industry in the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KSIP) referendum. There is a clear mandate for change with interim results from the referendum showing two-thirds ... More >>

Zespri forecasts record grower returns for 2014/15 season

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 9:41 am | Zespri

Record per-hectare returns for Green and Organic Green are forecast this season as a combination of supply constraint, favourable market conditions and strong end-of-season sales leads to increased Zespri grower returns across all categories. Per-hectare ... More >>

Teresa Ciprian appointed to Zespri Board

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 2:59 pm | Zespri

The Zespri Board has appointed Teresa Ciprian as an independent director, recognising her expertise in global brand marketing and business development. More >>

Zespri welcomes Free Trade Agreement with South Korea

Sunday, 16 November 2014, 10:17 am | Zespri

Zespri welcomes the announcement of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) deal with South Korea and the significant outcome that has been achieved for the kiwifruit industry. More >>

Paul Heywood, Leo Mangos awarded 2014 Hayward Medal

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:16 am | Zespri

The 2014 kiwifruit industry excellence award – the Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal – is jointly awarded to Paul Heywood and Leo Mangos for their vision in laying the foundations for today’s industry. More >>

Zespri Juicy Water Fight revitalises Shanghai summer

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 1:40 pm | Zespri

In a marketing success for Zespri, more than 1,000 people took part in an enormous Zespri ‘Juicy Water Fight’ in Shanghai to celebrate the launch of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit in China this season. More >>

Recovery from Psa and record returns drive rebound

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 12:07 pm | Zespri

New Zealand kiwifruit growers have received the highest-ever average per-hectare return for supplying Zespri Green Kiwifruit, Zespri’s 2013/14 annual results show. While the return to the individual grower is influenced by factors such as orchard ... More >>

NZ’s first self-substantiated health claim for Zespri

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 12:33 pm | Zespri

Zespri has lodged the first self-substantiated health claim in New Zealand, under the Food Standards Australia-New Zealand (FSANZ) Standard for Nutrition, Health and Related Claims. More >>

John Palmer awarded 2013 Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal

Friday, 22 November 2013, 2:30 pm | Zespri

Former chairman of the New Zealand Kiwifruit Marketing Board, John Palmer, was last night awarded the 2013 Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal for his tireless efforts to bring the kiwifruit industry through the fiscal crisis in the early 1990’s. More >>

Zespri wins at Asia Fruit Awards

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 11:08 am | Zespri

Zespri, the world’s premium kiwifruit marketer, has been recognised for the quality of its marketing programmes across Asia at the inaugural Asia Fruit Awards presented in Hong Kong last night. More >>



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