Posts tagged "United States"

Plant growers face losses after MPI seizes valuable plants

[7 June/Stuff] Owners whose fruit trees were seized by the Ministry for Primary Industries may not be insured against losses or entitled to claim compensation if the trees are destroyed. A United States nursery was found to have exported 55,000 trees to New Zealand in 2013, but did not follow correct procedures. It seized the...

a2 Milk expands brand in North East United States

[17 January/NZ Herald] The a2 Milk Company said it is planning to expand its brand of milk across the North East of the United States this year.  The company noted that it had been focused on achieving sales based targets in its initial markets before it started to expand its footprint in the US into...

US company Smartwool gets quality and back-story from New Zealand merino

[8 December/ Stuff] Leaders from Smartwool have visited the Stonyhurst farm in North Canterbury. Smartwool was a merino apparel company from the United States which sourced 95 percent of its wool from New Zealand. Smartwool Brand President, Travis Campbell said the reason the wool had always been sourced from New Zealand was due to the...