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Industry Focus On Improving Fruit Quality And Strong Performance In Market Leads To Record Forecast For Zespri Growers

Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5:14 pm | Zespri

Zespri has released its November forecast for the 2023/24 season, with Green, Organic Green and RubyRed per tray returns forecast at record levels, and Zespri SunGold varieties well up on last season. Green is a particular standout, with the latest ... More >>

Zespri’s Northern Hemisphere Harvest To Be The Biggest Yet

Monday, 2 October 2023, 1:34 pm | Zespri

Zespri’s kiwifruit harvest from the Northern Hemisphere is set to exceed previous sales volumes with the strong harvest supporting its efforts to deliver 12-month supply in key markets, maintain brand presence and shelf space and support New Zealand ... More >>

Zespri’s Final Shipments Of The 2023 Season Depart

Friday, 22 September 2023, 6:25 pm | Zespri

Zespri’s last charter vessel of the 2023 kiwifruit season has departed the Port of Tauranga. Around 782 tonnes of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit and 3,621 tonnes of Zespri Green Kiwifruit are onboard the Discovery Bay, which is expected to reach Tokyo in ... More >>

2023 Kiwifruit Innovation Award Awarded To Dr Annette Richardson

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 3:29 pm | Zespri

The 2023 Kiwifruit Innovation Award has been won by Dr Annette Richardson for her work in exploring budbreak - a crucial stage in the growth cycle of kiwifruit. <img src="" ... More >>

Zespri’s 2022/23 Financial Results Reflect Challenging Season

Tuesday, 30 May 2023, 5:21 pm | Zespri

2022/23 Financial results summary: Zespri global operating revenue: NZ$4.22 billion (includes licence revenue) Zespri global fruit sales revenue: NZ$3.92 billion Total New Zealand-grown fruit and service payments including loyalty premium: NZ$2.2b Zespri ... More >>

Zespri Confirms Quality Up But New Zealand Kiwifruit Crop Volumes Well Down In 2023

Thursday, 11 May 2023, 8:39 am | Zespri

Zespri has confirmed challenging weather events throughout the 2023 growing season have contributed to a lower-than-expected New Zealand kiwifruit crop this season. The latest New Zealand crop estimate indicates that Zespri now expects to export ... More >>

First Of New Zealand’s 2023 Kiwifruit Crop Sets Sail To Japan

Monday, 20 March 2023, 12:28 pm | Zespri

The first shipment of the 2023 New Zealand kiwifruit season has now departed the Port of Tauranga, carrying around 2,500 tonnes (more than 600,000 trays) of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit to customers in Japan.  The Southampton Star is expected ... More >>

Zespri Releases Climate Change Adaptation Plan

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 9:30 am | Zespri

Zespri has today released its first ever Climate Change Adaptation Plan – Adapting to Thrive in a Changing Climate – outlining how the kiwifruit industry intends to adapt to a changing climate in New Zealand and in its offshore growing locations. ... More >>

Final Zespri Kiwifruit Charter Vessel Departs

Friday, 11 November 2022, 2:39 pm | Zespri

Zespri’s last charter vessel carrying some of the final volumes of this season’s New Zealand kiwifruit crop has now departed the Port of Tauranga, bound for Tokyo and Kobe in Japan. Around 158 tonnes of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit and 2,231 tonnes ... More >>

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 >>





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