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Zespri Welcomes EU-FTA Signing

Friday, 1 July 2022, 10:20 am | Zespri

Zespri has welcomed the signing of New Zealand’s free trade agreement with the European Union, noting the significant benefits it delivers to business, consumers and communities in both countries. The deal announced today includes the removal ... More >>

Zespri Global Revenue Exceeds NZ$4 Billion For First Time, Despite Challenging 2021/22 Season

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 7:08 pm | Zespri

2021/22 Financial results summary: · Zespri global operating revenue: NZ$4.47 billion (includes licence revenue) · Zespri global fruit sales revenue: NZ$4.03 billion · Total New Zealand-grown fruit and service payments including loyalty premium: ... More >>

Kids Make Moves To Reduce Pandemic Screentime

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 2:14 pm | Zespri

In a challenging year for Kiwi kids, 20,000 primary school students across Aotearoa worked together to develop new, healthy habits while decreasing leisure screentime by a healthy 62 per cent. Cheered on by inspiring ASICS Ambassadors Ardie Savea, ... More >>

20,000 Kiwi Kids Still Set To Enjoy A ‘virtual Adventure’

Monday, 1 November 2021, 9:36 am | Zespri

It’s been a tough year for Kiwi kids but 20,000 tamariki are about to take the trip of a lifetime thanks to the 2021 Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure. This year’s Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure will provide classes across ... More >>

Strong 2019/20 Financial Result For Zespri Helps Support Regional New Zealand

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 7:43 am | Zespri

2019/20 Financial Results Summary: Total Operating revenue: NZ$3.36 billion Total fruit sales revenue: NZ$3.14 billion Total New Zealand-grown fruit and service payments: $1.96 billion New Zealand and Non-New Zealand trays sold: 164.4 million trays Zespri’s ... More >>

Zespri’s First Shipment Of SunGold Sets Sail For Japan

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 8:23 am | Zespri

The first of a planned 47 charter vessels carrying new season Zespri Kiwifruit to offshore consumers has left Tauranga Harbour bound for Japan. The Baltic Pearl, carrying just over one million trays of SunGold Kiwifruit, will reach Japan’s Tokyo and ... More >>

Zespri’s Mount Maunganui Head Office Officially Opened

Saturday, 15 February 2020, 3:23 pm | Zespri

Zespri has officially opened its Mount Maunganui head office as part of the kiwifruit industry’s marquee Momentum 2020 conference. With phase one of the new building complex completed in April 2019, phase two has seen the completion of a new meeting ... More >>

Zespri Reveals Sustainability Commitments

Friday, 14 February 2020, 8:41 am | Zespri

MEDIA RELEASE  13 February 2020 Zespri reveals sustainability commitments including move to 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025 Zespri, the world’s leading marketer of kiwifruit, has announced a new commitment ... More >>

Zespri reveals bold new brand identity

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 9:32 am | Zespri

Zespri, the world’s leading marketer of kiwifruit, has unveiled its first new look in its 22-year history, with a refreshed brand providing a strong platform for the company to continue its recent growth. With operating revenue of $3.14 billion ... More >>

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 >>