Producers in Italy expect a 15 per cent decrease in their national production this season compared with the previous year, due mainly to the impact of the disease known locally […]
Wed 11/10/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Zespri is to begin pre-commercial trials of a new red kiwifruit cultivar in New Zealand, according to a report by media outlet Stuff. Zespri chair Bruce Cameron said the move […]
Tue 25/07/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Zespri endured a challenging 2022-23 campaign, in line with the rest of the kiwifruit industry. Global sales volumes fell from 201.5 million trays in 2021-22 to 183.5 million, leaving revenues […]
Thu 22/06/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Zespri has confirmed challenging weather events throughout the 2023 growing season have contributed to a lower-than-expected New Zealand kiwifruit crop this season.
Wed 10/05/2023 by ZESPRI
As this season’s first shipment of Zespri kiwifruit lands in Japan, Zespri has announced its expectations that the shipping environment will improve this year. Zespri will use 53 charter vessels […]
Thu 27/04/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Japanese fruit imports have plummeted as a result of spiralling production and freight costs and a weak yen.
Tue 21/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Kiwifruit New Zealand
New Zealand’s prized kiwifruit suffered a disappointing 2022 in terms of exports. Figure from Stats NZ show that shipments of the fruit were down 5.1% year-on-year in value, with green […]
Mon 20/02/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Zespri has laid out a five-year plan to address concerns with the fruit quality concerns that emerged last season.
Thu 26/01/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
There are conflicting signals within Italy’s kiwifruit sector. While consumption has fallen by 6%, production cost rises have driven up retail prices, with green kiwi being sold at €8-10 per kg.
Tue 03/01/2023 by Gabriele Orsi
Consorzio Dorì Europe
The growth in Hayward growing areas underlines the considerable commercial interest all over the world, including in Italy (SOI Actinidia).
Wed 02/11/2022 by Gabrielle Orsi