Posts tagged "Nikki Johnson"

Critical seasonal labour shortage may hinder kiwifruit industry growth – report

[3 August/The Country] A report by New Zealand Kiwifruit Gowers Inc says a critical shortage of seasonal workers could limit the kiwifruit industry’s growth over the next ten years. The report showed the industry would require 7,000 seasonal workers if it was to double in size as predicted. At the start of the 2018 season,...

Zespri: Kiwifruit crop increase could lead to labour shortage

[30 March/The Country] New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc Chief Executive, Nikki Johnson, said early indications show an increased crop this year, particularly for SunGold. She added that the industry was expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years. EastPack Chief Executive, Hamish Simson, noted its six sites could pack 38 million trays this season...