Vegetables New Zealand 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 $300 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.
10/08/2014 6:14pm - This report summarises a salad leaf pre harvest interval (PHI) trial conducted in Gisborne during February and March 2014 on five varieties of salad leaf. Please go to the Reports-Members section of the Research page for more information Read more
28/07/2014 7:21pm - Horticulture export revenue forecast to increase 5.2% to $3.83b in June 2015 year. Wine comprises 36% of this total and is set to increase to 220m litres of exports ($1.45b total export value) in June 2015 due to the record vintage of 2014. Export values of kiwifruit fell 22% in June 2014 year, with Psa virus affecting orchards and falling gold kiwifruit prices. Read more