Cherry picking ramps up for Chinese New Year

Cherry picking ramps up for Chinese New Year
Rebecca Howard
Juicy prices are making up for a smaller cherry harvest this season, and a summer burst in Central Otago should give an added boost in time for Chinese New Year. Wet weather and cold temperatures meant this year’s cherry crop will be lighter. However, Summerfruit New Zealand chair Tim Jones said recent better weather and strong prices helped offset the smaller volume. “The fruit that we have picked in the last few days is really good quality and we are getting much better volumes. The prices are really good at the moment. That makes u...

More Primary Sector

Kinleith bio-hub plans are viable in principle, says new study
Primary Sector

Kinleith bio-hub plans are viable in principle, says new study

The project could increase Kinleith wood processing by up to 2 million tonnes a year.

Greg Hurrell 12 Jul 2024
Synlait's first hurdle cleared, 'heavily dilutive' capital raising next to come
Primary Sector

Synlait's first hurdle cleared, 'heavily dilutive' capital raising next to come

The milk processor is likely to announce the details within the next month.

Riley Kennedy 12 Jul 2024
What's happening with Synlait today
Primary Sector

What's happening with Synlait today

How a2 Milk plans to vote and what might happen next for Synlait.