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Zespri Poised For Strong Season In China As KiwiBrothersTM Make Their Debut

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 11:07 am | Zespri

Zespri’s 2024 sales season in China is underway, with the award-winning KiwiBrothersTM featuring in local marketing activities for the first time and supporting a much larger crop. The KiwiBrother mascots kicked off the season at Nangang Port, welcoming ... More >>

Zespri And The Kiwifruit Industry Set To Benefit From May Start Of NZ-EU FTA

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 10:20 am | Zespri

The fast-tracked implementation of New Zealand’s Free Trade Agreement with the European Union is a significant boost for Zespri and the kiwifruit industry. The NZ-EU FTA Legislation Bill received Royal Assent yesterday, completing the process ... More >>

First Zespri Kiwifruit Charter Of 2024 Sets Sail For China

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 11:41 am | Zespri

Zespri’s first charter shipment of the 2024 New Zealand kiwifruit season has departed the Port of Tauranga bound for Shanghai. The vessel Kowhai – which was named by Zespri in 2020 – is carrying 700,000 trays, or around 2,500 tonnes of Zespri SunGold ... More >>

Zespri RubyRedTM To Hit One Million Trays This Season

Friday, 8 March 2024, 1:33 pm | Zespri

Around one million trays, or 3,600 tonnes of Zespri’s popular berry-like Zespri RubyRedTM Kiwifruit are expected to be devoured this season. Zespri RubyRedTM Kiwifruit is now available in most supermarkets and fruit and vegetables stores in New Zealand ... More >>

Positive Forecast For Zespri Growers

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 5:34 pm | Zespri

Zespri has released its final forecast for the 2023/24 season with record per tray returns forecast for Green, Organic Green, SunGold and RubyRed Kiwifruit. The February forecast has Green at a record $9.44 per tray, significantly up from last season’s ... More >>

Zespri Preparing To Return To Strong Growth In Kiwifruit Supply In 2024

Thursday, 15 February 2024, 1:13 pm | Zespri

The upcoming kiwifruit season has the potential to be a year of strong growth across all kiwifruit offerings this year, with Zespri expecting to ship around 193 million trays of kiwifruit to markets around the world. While still early in the season, ... More >>

Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson Resigns To Take Up New Role

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 9:16 am | Zespri

Zespri CEO Dan Mathieson will leave Zespri to take up a new position as President of the Americas for global berry company Driscoll’s. Mr Mathieson has been at Zespri for 21 years, almost seven of those as CEO and will remain at Zespri to oversee the ... More >>

Zespri Board Chairman Bruce Cameron To Step Down

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 7:15 pm | Zespri

Zespri Board Chairman Bruce Cameron will step down in February after five years in the role and will retire as a Director of Zespri at company’s next Annual Meeting in August 2024. Mr Cameron has been on the Zespri Board of Directors since 2010, ... More >>

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 >>





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