Vegetables New Zealand Inc. represents the interests of growers of all fresh vegetable crops (other than potatoes, onions, tomatoes, asparagus, and buttercup squash).
It represents approximately 950 growers who produce over 50 crops with a farm gate value of $340 million per annum. It is the largest of the vegetable product groups, and with such a wide range of crops, it has the task of ensuring that the interests of all its member growers are appropriately represented.
18/02/2015 1:23pm - The Australian Made Campaign today welcomed the renewed focus on country-of-origin labelling in Parliament, brought about by the reintroduction of a food labelling Bill by the Greens party and independent Senator Nick Xenophon. Read more
17/02/2015 5:23pm - “Every time there’s a newspaper article or a TV show featuring watercress we get a spike in orders,” notes Alberto Mollica, owner of Mighty Micro Herbs. “Watercress is definitely up and coming. I’ve only been growing it for about 14 months and it’s been going gang busters. We can’t plant enough,” adds Mr Mollica. Read more