Seeka's avocado harvest has begun, bringing premium New Zealand fruit to both local and export markets. The 2018/19 season runs from August to February and when Seeka delivers on its reputation for quality in distinctive blue boxes.
Avocado lovers could have reason to rejoice. Avo prices could drop eventually as more New Zealand avocados come on to the market. The group marketing New Zealand avocados says rapid industry growth should help ease supply pressures report FreshPlaza.
Following the High Court judgment handed down on Thursday, 23 August 2018, the apple and stonefruit orchardists and nursery owners at the heart of this matter are still waiting to meet with MPI to discuss the appropriate management of their plant material.
A Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) grant will allow Greymouth Port to undertake dredging work to ensure fishing boats can use the lagoon during low tide, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced.