Posts tagged "Bostock"

Three hundred apple pickers found but labour shortage extended

[26 March/The Country] Half of Hawke’s Bay’s apples were waiting to be picked, and the government has extended the regional labour shortage to give it more time. Even with three hundred extra apple pickers who have come forward to help out, MSD East Coast Regional Council Commissioner, Annie Aranui, said they still needed more. She...

Apple growers positive but labour shortage could spoil season

[1 March/The Country] Although a bumper crop of Hawke’s Bay apples is being harvested early this year, there were fears a labour shortage could leave thousands of apples unpicked. A spokeswoman for Bostock said they have a good quality crop and that it was going to be a bumper season, however labour shortages meant they...

Hawke’s Bay free-range chickens in hot demand in China

[10 October/ New Zealand Herald] Hawke’s Bay company Bostock’s Organic Free-Range Chicken, have started supplying their product to top supermarket chains and restaurants in Hong Kong. A recent trip to Hong Kong obtained supply contracts to three of the region’s largest supermarket chains and numerous high-profile restaurants. Co-Founder Ben Bostock said the area is recognising...