Posts tagged "Summerfruit NZ"

New apricot’s a ‘shot in the arm’

[1 November/Rural News] A new grower co-operative, which is currently a subcommittee of Summerfruit NZ’s board, is being set up to commercialise three new apricot varieties in coming seasons. The fruit which currently have no brand names and the company which is yet to have a trading name established is being launched with the intention...

Summerfruit, Meat Industry Association sign GIA Deed

[5 October/ New Zealand Herald] Summerfruit NZ and the Meat Industry Association of New Zealand (MIA) last week signed the Government Industry Agreement for Biosecurity Readiness and Response (GIA) Deed. By signing the deed, Summerfruit NZ and MIA join 15 industry sectors that have agreed to work with government, and each other, to combat the...

Asian consumers lap up New Zealand cherries

 [29 February/ Business Day: NZ Farmer] Record quantities of cherries have been sold to Taiwan, China and South Korea, with a total of 3,390 tonnes being exported this season compared to 2,700 tonnes in 2013-14. Summerfruit NZ Chief Executive, Marie Dawkins said China did not consume any New Zealand cherries seven years ago, but now...