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Renewed partnership to boost innovation in kiwifruit

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 5:00 pm | Zespri

Zespri welcomes the announcement by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today that it will support a renewed partnership with Zespri to develop new kiwifruit products and breeding technologies. More >>

Zespri wins top award for best growth strategy

Friday, 24 November 2017, 10:04 am | Zespri

Zespri was recognised last night in the 2017 Deloitte Top 200 Awards for its strong growth strategy, with the kiwifruit marketing company on track to more than double global sales to $4.5 billion by 2025. More >>

Harvest kicks off for Zespri in Italy

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 12:10 pm | Zespri

Kiwifruit harvest is in full swing in Italy this week with European SunGold volumes expected to increase by around one-quarter to 5 million trays as more of the recently-grafted vines reach full production. More >>

Dan Mathieson appointed as new Zespri Chief Executive

Monday, 25 September 2017, 10:02 am | Zespri

25 September 2017 - The Zespri Board of Directors has appointed long-serving Zespri executive Dan Mathieson as the company’s new Chief Executive, taking over from Lain Jager with immediate effect. More >>

China: strong consumer demand in a changing landscape

Friday, 25 August 2017, 1:28 pm | Zespri

China: strong consumer demand in a changing landscape The Bay of Plenty business community and kiwifruit industry took the opportunity today to hear about the changes afoot for agribusiness in China from some high-profile experts in this field, along ... More >>

Outstanding innovation in Japan marketing recognized

Friday, 25 August 2017, 9:35 am | Zespri

How can you sell more kiwifruit in Zespri’s longstanding number one market against all trends, in a country where people are bombarded by 18,000 TV commercials a year and where sales of fruit have been dropping over the past decade? More >>

Record 2016/17 season recounted at Zespri AGM

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 4:33 pm | Zespri

Zespri reported to around 500 grower-shareholders today at its Annual Meeting on a record 2016/17 season, with global sales up 19 percent from last season to $2.26 billion on the back of exceptionally high yields. More >>

Zespri scholarships open now for secondary students

Monday, 21 August 2017, 7:30 pm | Zespri

Zespri’s horticultural scholarships are open now and secondary students heading to tertiary studies and planning to work in the kiwifruit industry are encouraged to apply. Zespri General Manager Grower & Government Relations Dave Courtney ... More >>

Zespri wins top award for US trade

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:28 am | Zespri

Zespri won the Supreme Award as well as Exporter of the Year at the AmCham-DHL Awards in Auckland last night, recognising the investment made to grow kiwifruit sales across the United States. Zespri Chief Operating Officer Simon Limmer says the company is ... More >>

Zespri opens new pan-American office in California

Friday, 28 July 2017, 3:01 pm | Zespri

It was an all-New Zealand affair in Orange County, California today as Zespri officially opened its regional office to manage growing sales across Northern, Central and Southern America. More >>

Kiwifruit Export Regulations amended to underpin future

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 12:53 pm | Zespri

Zespri welcomes the announcement by the New Zealand Government today that it has approved the amendment of the Kiwifruit Export Regulations. Zespri Chairman Peter McBride says the updated regulations will enable Zespri to recommend changes to its ... More >>

Four outstanding candidates for the kiwifruit industry

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:23 am | Zespri

The kiwifruit industry’s next leaders will bring a breadth of experience to their future roles, with the selection of four strong candidates to the Industry Governance Development Programme (IGDP). More >>

Kiwifruit GDP on track to hit $6.14 billion

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 8:21 pm | Zespri

MEDIA RELEASE – Tuesday 27 June 2017 Kiwifruit GDP on track to hit $6.14 billion, 29,000 new jobs by 2030: University of Waikato A new report from the University of Waikato shows the new varieties breeding programme for kiwifruit, supported by the ... More >>

Plenty to celebrate for Zespri at Mystery Creek

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 3:50 pm | Zespri

Plenty to celebrate for Zespri at Mystery Creek – June 14, 2017 Kiwifruit’s growing importance to the rural economy is being celebrated at Fieldays 2017 at Mystery Creek this week, together with the 20-year anniversary of the Zespri brand. The kiwifruit ... More >>

Zespri recognised for China trade – 1 June 2017

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:38 am | Zespri

Increasingly savvy Chinese consumers and significant market investment have helped Zespri win both the supreme China business award and exporter of the year at the HSBC New Zealand-China Trade Association business awards in Auckland last night. More >>

Zespri 2016/17 season results

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:11 pm | Zespri

Zespri 2016/17 season results: record sales by volume and value A remarkable season of increased yields and the largest-ever New Zealand crop helped lift total Zespri sales volume from New Zealand to a record 137.7 million trays, 18 percent up on the ... More >>

Zespri growing sales in top market, Japan

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 10:43 am | Zespri

Zespri grew sales by 30 percent in its longstanding number one market of Japan over the past two seasons and plans to keep growing sales of premium Zespri Kiwifruit by 25 percent over the next five years, creating new opportunities to grow value ... More >>

Zespri opens new Middle East office to support growth

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4:56 pm | Zespri

Zespri officially opened its Middle East office in Dubai earlier this week to manage its growing sales and marketing programmes in this region and other developing markets. More >>

Zespri welcomes Government goal to reduce barriers to trade

Friday, 24 March 2017, 12:41 pm | Zespri

Zespri supports the aims announced by the Government today to redouble efforts to expand New Zealand’s network of free trade agreements and improve access to markets for New Zealand exporters. More >>

Kiwifruit 2017 season underway

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:51 pm | Zespri

The 2017 New Zealand kiwifruit season is underway with the first ship, the Asian Adonis, set to sail to Shanghai tomorrow with 840,000 trays of premium Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit. More >>

 

 

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