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Record-breaking 2015/16 kiwifruit season

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 9:48 am | Zespri

The 2015/16 kiwifruit season broke records for the industry and Zespri with the biggest-ever total return to growers, highest-ever Green return per hectare and record sales volumes for both Zespri Green and Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit. More >>

Zespri Kiwifruit Strives for Growth Across North America

Friday, 20 May 2016, 9:55 am | Zespri

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the very positive consumer reaction to Zespri Kiwifruit last season, Zespri today announces plans to significantly grow its volume across North America in 2016. In fact, Zespri's growth ... More >>

Prime Minister launches Zespri’s 2016 season in China

Friday, 22 April 2016, 9:47 am | Zespri

Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key officially launched the 2016 season for Zespri in China at an event last night, marking a new phase for Zespri’s China Strategy. More >>

Evidence demonstrates the health benefits of kiwifruit

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 4:44 pm | Zespri

From the digestive system to immunity and metabolic health, an increasing body of research demonstrates how beneficial kiwifruit is for human health. The latest research was presented in Tauranga, New Zealand this week by leading scientists at the first-ever ... More >>

More SunGold licence at start of 2016 kiwifruit season

Friday, 18 March 2016, 11:07 am | Zespri

At the start of what is set to be a record-breaking 2016 season, Zespri is positioning itself for the future by announcing the release of a further 400 hectares of its gold kiwifruit variety SunGold this year. More >>

Zespri, Surf Life Saving NZ: keeping Eastern beaches safe

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 10:04 am | Zespri

Zespri, Surf Life Saving NZ: keeping Eastern beaches safe together Zespri today announced it will be the Primary Regional Partner for Surf Life Saving New Zealand in Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and Gisborne, offering free lifesaving training for ... More >>

MOU signals closer collaboration for Zespri, T&G

Friday, 5 February 2016, 10:13 am | Zespri

Zespri and T&G today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming their intention to work together to create value for their respective growers and shareholders. Zespri Chairman Peter McBride and T&G Global Chairman Professor Klaus Josef Lutz ... More >>

Kiwifruit winner in TPP Agreement

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 2:32 pm | Zespri

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will generate significant value for the New Zealand kiwifruit industry and Zespri welcomes the signing of the Agreement today in Auckland. Zespri Chief Executive Lain Jager explains the TPP will eliminate ... More >>

Zespri December forecast: returns holding steady

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:45 am | Zespri

Zespri’s December forecast shows steady per-hectare returns for all categories as fruit volumes rise strongly, with Green volumes increasing 16 percent to over 80 million trays and SunGold (Gold3) volumes up nearly three times on last season’s ... More >>

Zespri scholarships to top students

Friday, 20 November 2015, 1:00 pm | Zespri

Zespri has awarded tertiary scholarships worth $5,000 a year to two outstanding students – Elizabeth Boyle from Wellington and Jack Keeys from Hamilton. More >>

Sir Brian Elwood awarded Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal

Friday, 30 October 2015, 9:37 am | Zespri

Last night Sir Brian Elwood was awarded the 2015 Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal in recognition of the leadership he has displayed as chairman of industry regulator Kiwifruit New Zealand (KNZ) over the past 10 years. The award was presented at an ... More >>

Inaugural symposium showcases kiwifruit innovation

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 11:35 am | Zespri

More than $35 million is invested in kiwifruit innovation each year and Zespri’s inaugural Kiwifruit Innovation Symposium in Mount Maunganui today will showcase leading science underway across the industry to a sold-out crowd. More >>

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 >>



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