In the 2018 season, New Zealand expects to send around 50,000 trays of Class I fruit to China, but industry leaders says that it is just the beginning and the aim is to be exporting 500,000 trays within five or six years.
Much will depend on good marketing. New Zealand avocados will cost double what Chinese consumers currently pay for fruit from South American countries like Mexico and Chile though exporters say that New Zealand fruits are of better quality and have superior nutritional values. . . .>