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Last of Zespri’s 2019 kiwifruit crop heading to market

Friday, 29 November 2019, 8:29 am | Zespri

The last of New Zealand’s successful 2019 kiwifruit crop has been shipped, with four containers of Zespri Green leaving Tauranga for North Asia, unloading in Hong Kong and Taiwan. More >>

Strong returns forecast from Zespri’s European harvest

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 8:57 am | Zespri

Zespri’s European kiwifruit harvest is again expected to deliver strong returns for growers in Italy and France, along with another great tasting crop for consumers around the world to enjoy. More >>

Zespri launches new horticultural science scholarships

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 8:48 am | Zespri

Zespri has launched a new scholarship for up to five students each year studying Massey University’s Bachelor of Horticultural Science degree. Dr Kylie Phillips, Zespri Innovation Team Leader – Supply Chain, explains the Zespri Science Scholarships ... More >>

Zespri operating revenue exceeds $3 billion

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 6:49 pm | Zespri

2018/19 season results: Zespri operating revenue exceeds $3 billion Zespri’s returns to growers and the industry reached new levels on the back of strong growth in both volume and value and across all fruit categories last season, with operating revenue ... More >>

First charter ship carrying Zespri Kiwifruit

Monday, 25 March 2019, 7:07 pm | Zespri

The first charter vessel carrying Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit is heading to China and Japan following this season’s early start to harvest. More >>

Targeted share offer and buy-back strengthens ownership

Monday, 5 November 2018, 7:18 pm | Zespri

Zespri has made good progress in strengthening alignment and grower ownership and control of the company through a targeted share offer and buy-back programme. More >>

Zespri Chairman Peter McBride announces retirement

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 5:30 pm | Zespri

Peter McBride, who has chaired the Board of Zespri since 2013, will step down as Chairman of Zespri in February 2019 and will retire as a director of Zespri at the company’s next Annual Meeting in July 2019. More >>

Northern Hemisphere kiwifruit harvest well underway

Monday, 29 October 2018, 3:30 pm | Zespri

The harvest of Zespri Kiwifruit from Northern Hemisphere orchards is well underway, with total volumes expected to reach more than 19 million trays this season. More >>

2017/18 season: excellent market performance lifts returns

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:21 am | Zespri

Zespri has delivered an increase in value to growers, despite a season in which the volume of New Zealand kiwifruit sold fell by 11 percent. The total fruit and service payment to growers increased by 6 percent to $1.47 billion. Zespri’s global kiwifruit ... More >>

First Tauranga kiwifruit for 2018 sailing tomorrow

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:59 am | Zespri

As chocolate eggs are being dispensed this weekend, New Zealand kiwifruit growers are shipping a much healthier alternative to Chinese consumers. More >>

Zespri shareholders vote for change

Friday, 16 March 2018, 11:39 am | Zespri

Zespri shareholders have voted to strengthen grower ownership and control of Zespri. More >>

NZ kiwifruit industry set to gain in CPTPP

Friday, 9 March 2018, 12:47 pm | Zespri

Zespri welcomes the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) today in Chile, with the New Zealand kiwifruit industry set to benefit significantly from the agreement. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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