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Zespri wins top award for US trade

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:28 am | Zespri

Zespri won the Supreme Award as well as Exporter of the Year at the AmCham-DHL Awards in Auckland last night, recognising the investment made to grow kiwifruit sales across the United States. Zespri Chief Operating Officer Simon Limmer says the company is ... More >>

Zespri opens new pan-American office in California

Friday, 28 July 2017, 3:01 pm | Zespri

It was an all-New Zealand affair in Orange County, California today as Zespri officially opened its regional office to manage growing sales across Northern, Central and Southern America. More >>

Kiwifruit Export Regulations amended to underpin future

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 12:53 pm | Zespri

Zespri welcomes the announcement by the New Zealand Government today that it has approved the amendment of the Kiwifruit Export Regulations. Zespri Chairman Peter McBride says the updated regulations will enable Zespri to recommend changes to its ... More >>

Four outstanding candidates for the kiwifruit industry

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:23 am | Zespri

The kiwifruit industry’s next leaders will bring a breadth of experience to their future roles, with the selection of four strong candidates to the Industry Governance Development Programme (IGDP). More >>

Kiwifruit GDP on track to hit $6.14 billion

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 8:21 pm | Zespri

MEDIA RELEASE – Tuesday 27 June 2017 Kiwifruit GDP on track to hit $6.14 billion, 29,000 new jobs by 2030: University of Waikato A new report from the University of Waikato shows the new varieties breeding programme for kiwifruit, supported by the ... More >>

Plenty to celebrate for Zespri at Mystery Creek

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 3:50 pm | Zespri

Plenty to celebrate for Zespri at Mystery Creek – June 14, 2017 Kiwifruit’s growing importance to the rural economy is being celebrated at Fieldays 2017 at Mystery Creek this week, together with the 20-year anniversary of the Zespri brand. The kiwifruit ... More >>

Zespri recognised for China trade – 1 June 2017

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 9:38 am | Zespri

Increasingly savvy Chinese consumers and significant market investment have helped Zespri win both the supreme China business award and exporter of the year at the HSBC New Zealand-China Trade Association business awards in Auckland last night. More >>

Zespri 2016/17 season results

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:11 pm | Zespri

Zespri 2016/17 season results: record sales by volume and value A remarkable season of increased yields and the largest-ever New Zealand crop helped lift total Zespri sales volume from New Zealand to a record 137.7 million trays, 18 percent up on the ... More >>

Zespri growing sales in top market, Japan

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 10:43 am | Zespri

Zespri grew sales by 30 percent in its longstanding number one market of Japan over the past two seasons and plans to keep growing sales of premium Zespri Kiwifruit by 25 percent over the next five years, creating new opportunities to grow value ... More >>

Zespri opens new Middle East office to support growth

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4:56 pm | Zespri

Zespri officially opened its Middle East office in Dubai earlier this week to manage its growing sales and marketing programmes in this region and other developing markets. More >>

Zespri welcomes Government goal to reduce barriers to trade

Friday, 24 March 2017, 12:41 pm | Zespri

Zespri supports the aims announced by the Government today to redouble efforts to expand New Zealand’s network of free trade agreements and improve access to markets for New Zealand exporters. More >>

Kiwifruit 2017 season underway

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:51 pm | Zespri

The 2017 New Zealand kiwifruit season is underway with the first ship, the Asian Adonis, set to sail to Shanghai tomorrow with 840,000 trays of premium Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit. More >>

Hayward Medal awarded for environmental contribution

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 1:08 pm | Zespri

MEDIA RELEASE: 10 March 2017 Hayward Medal awarded for environmental contribution: Dr David Steven The Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal was awarded tonight to Dr David Steven, recognising his work to fundamentally shift how the kiwifruit industry manages ... More >>

Zespri brand turns 20, industry aims to double sales

Monday, 6 March 2017, 1:39 pm | Zespri

MEDIA RELEASE: 6 March 2017 Zespri brand turns 20, as industry aims to more than double sales to $4.5 billion by 2025 More >>

Zespri to increase Italian production to meet rising demand

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 10:58 am | Zespri

Zespri will allocate an additional 1,800 hectares of European SunGold licence over the next three years, doubling production of the proprietary kiwifruit variety in Europe. The first 1,200 hectares will be in Italy with the remaining 600 hectares ... More >>

Board appoints Peter Springford as independent director

Friday, 27 January 2017, 12:09 pm | Zespri

The Zespri Board has appointed Peter Springford as an independent director, replacing long-serving director David Pilkington. More >>

School stars earn Zespri scholarships

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 10:57 am | Zespri

The bright futures of Georgia Cook and Libby Bradley are being further supported, with Zespri awarding the two school-leavers $15,000 academic scholarships for the next three years. More >>

Another 400 hectares of SunGold licence for 2017

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 11:54 am | Zespri

At the end of a record-breaking 2016 season, Zespri is continuing to invest in future growth by announcing the release of another 400 hectares of its gold kiwifruit variety SunGold next year. More >>

Lifeguards primed for season opening

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 10:07 am | Zespri

They’re part of a new wave of lifeguarding talent hitting Bay of Plenty beaches and Mitch Cowdrey and Isaac Marshall have been hard at work, harnessing their skills before the patrolling season officially starts this weekend. More >>

Zespri Board announces succession planning for new CEO

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 4:59 pm | Zespri

The Board of Directors of Zespri will start a search process next year to select a new Chief Executive Officer. The succession is being planned with a view to having the new CEO in place by the beginning of 2018. More >>



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