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NZ Potato Inspired by Mountain Running Moon

Thursday, 15 September 2005, 2:37 pm | Vegfed

Melissa Moon, double World Mountain Running champion, has served as inspiration in the development of the Moonlight potato, New Zealand’s latest dual-purpose main crop potato, positioned to be a huge market success. More >>

Vegfed calls on Government to scrap carbon tax

Monday, 12 September 2005, 11:21 am | Vegfed

The New Zealand Vegetable & Potato Growers' Federation (Vegfed) is calling on the post-17 September Government to scrap the carbon tax and "get real" about helping growers address the climate change issue. More >>

Vegfed calls on Government to scrap carbon tax

Monday, 12 September 2005, 11:04 am | Vegfed

The New Zealand Vegetable & Potato Growers' Federation (Vegfed) is calling on the post-17 September Government to scrap the carbon tax and “get real” about helping growers address the climate change issue. More >>

Carbon tax to impact on vegetable industry

Monday, 9 May 2005, 9:39 am | Vegfed

The recent carbon tax announcements from Government are enormously significant for the $1.5 billion per annum vegetable industry, Vegfed President, Mr Brian Gargiulo said today. More >>

NZ/Thai CEP delivers results horticulture industry

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 9:55 am | Vegfed

Horticulture growers and exporters are delighted by the outcome of Closer Economic Partnership negotiations with Thailand. Tariffs on a number of horticulture products including apples, kiwifruit and carrots drop from as high as 40% to zero from 1 July ... More >>

Vital VegetablesR giving consumers what they want

Wednesday, 6 August 2003, 4:23 pm | Vegfed

New Zealand and Australian vegetable growers have joined forces to fund a major research and development project called Vital VegetablesR with the aim of enhancing the health benefits of vegetables. More >>

NZ Fruitgrowers Bledisloe Cup for fruitgrowing

Wednesday, 30 July 2003, 9:05 am | Vegfed

Pat Sale, a Bay of Plenty horticulture consultant who has played a key role in the development of several major fruit industries, has been awarded the Bledisloe Cup for fruitgrowing. More >>

Carbon Tax Major Concern For Growers

Wednesday, 30 July 2003, 9:03 am | Vegfed

The proposed carbon tax on greenhouse emissions is causing grave concern amongst New Zealand growers and could see some small businesses go under, says the President of Vegfed, Brian Gargiulo. More >>

Call for positive action on health taxes

Friday, 27 June 2003, 11:47 am | Vegfed

“This would be a far more positive move than a fat tax on fast foods as proposed in some quarters,” he said. More >>

Consumers Can Play Their Part With Aphid Problem

Monday, 10 March 2003, 12:22 am | Vegfed

The Chief Executive of VegFed, Peter Silcock, said today that while lettuce growers worked on solutions to its major aphid problem, it was important that consumers were aware of how they might deal with aphids. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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