NZ horticulture cruising, but facing headwinds

Brent Melville
Sat, 27 Jun 2020

Brent Melville
Sat, 27 Jun 2020
The origins of the oft repeated adage that 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away', may date back more than 100 years but can certainly be applied to New Zealand’s covid-19 economic health. Arguably, the country’s horticulture industry has been the pick of the bunch through and post the covid lockdown, with harvests of apples and pears up 5 percent and kiwifruit up 6 percent from last season on generally positive growing conditions. Kiwifruit cooperative Zespri was also able to work around harvest and disrupted shipping schedules, resultin...
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