T&G’s Regan Judd wins 2022 Young Horticulturist of the Year

T&G’s Regan Judd wins 2022 Young Horticulturist of the Year

Regan Judd, one of T&G Global’s Orchard Sector Managers in Hawke’s Bay, took home the 2022 New Zealand Young Horticulturist of the Year title at last night’s awards ceremony hosted by the Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust. Regan wins the coveted...

BayWa Global Produce looks forward to Asia Fruit Logistica

BayWa Global Produce looks forward to Asia Fruit Logistica

The BayWa Global Produce team is looking forward to re-connecting in person with its customers and partners at Asia Fruit Logistica in Bangkok this November. Benedikt Mangold, Chief Executive of BayWa Global Produce, says it will be great to showcase the combined...

Over one million Envy™ apples sold at Mid-Autumn Festival

Over one million Envy™ apples sold at Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival in China has been a runaway success for Envy™, with 165,000 gift boxes (1.48M total apples) sold – a new record for Envy™ apples at the festival. T&G Global’s Head of Marketing, Rebecca Chapman, says the strong Mid-Autumn...

New mandarin variety arrives for T&G Fresh

New mandarin variety arrives for T&G Fresh

T&G Fresh this week welcomes the newest addition to its citrus range – the Afourer mandarin. After a fantastic Satsuma mandarin season that wrapped up in July, the new Afourer mandarin opens up a new seasonal window with harvest occurring towards the end of the...

T&G Global reports its 2022 Interim Results

T&G Global reports its 2022 Interim Results

At a glance Revenue: $645.5 million, down from $652.1 million Operating profit: $15.0 million, up from $10.9 million Net profit before tax: $7.8 million, up from $5.1 million Net profit after tax: $5.7 million, up from $3.4 million Net assets: $563.6 million, up from...

Premium New Zealand-grown Envy™ bound for global markets

Premium New Zealand-grown Envy™ bound for global markets

Consumers across Asia, North America, the UK and Europe will soon be able to purchase this season’s New Zealand-grown premium Envy™ apples, with the first exports getting underway. This week, the first of T&G Global’s Envy™ apples depart Hawke’s Bay...

New season satsuma mandarins in stores this week

New season satsuma mandarins in stores this week

From this week onwards, Kiwis can expect delicious satsuma mandarins in stores, which is two weeks earlier than previous years thanks to this season’s great growing conditions. T&G Fresh, the largest citrus grower in New Zealand, started harvesting the fruit late...

‘Is it JAZZ™ time yet?’ goes global

‘Is it JAZZ™ time yet?’ goes global

Following the recent refresh of one of its premium apple brands - JAZZ™ - T&G Global has launched the brand’s first global marketing campaign. T&G Global’s Head of Marketing, Rebecca Chapman, says “the campaign is key to driving brand awareness and in...

T&G Fresh announces new Managing Director

T&G Fresh announces new Managing Director

New Zealand’s largest grower and distributor of fresh produce, T&G Fresh, today announced the appointment of its new Managing Director – Rod Gibson. Rod joins T&G Fresh from Animates – New Zealand’s leading integrated pet retail business, where he is currently...

T&G Global reports its 2021 Interim Results

T&G Global reports its 2021 Interim Results

At a glance Revenue: $652.1 million, down from $671.3 million Operating profit: $10.9 million, down from $19.5 million Net profit before tax: $5.1 million, down from $13.7 million Net profit after tax: $3.4 million, down from $9.5 million Net assets: $514.9 million,...

T&G hiring 150 permanent roles to help with season ahead

T&G hiring 150 permanent roles to help with season ahead

As part of its extensive growth strategy, T&G Global today announced it is recruiting 150 permanent positions across its apple operations. T&G Global Director Operations, Craig Betty, says the creation of these new permanent roles demonstrates T&G’s...

New Zealand Citrus season gets even sweeter with another early harvest

New Zealand Citrus season gets even sweeter with another early harvest

The New Zealand navel orange season is well underway as the country’s largest citrus grower, T&G Fresh, harvested the first of the fruit late last month. Tom Chamberlain, T&G’s Regional Manager in Northland, says great weather conditions have bought an earlier...

T&G Global holds 100th Annual Shareholder Meeting

T&G Global holds 100th Annual Shareholder Meeting

T&G Global held its 100th Annual Shareholder Meeting today, reviewing the 2020 financial year and providing insight into the economic outlook for the next six months, as well as celebrating the service of its outgoing Chairman and welcoming his successor....

T&G’s Regan Judd wins 2022 Young Horticulturist of the Year

T&G’s Regan Judd wins 2022 Young Horticulturist of the Year

Regan Judd, one of T&G Global’s Orchard Sector Managers in Hawke’s Bay, took home the 2022 New Zealand Young Horticulturist of the Year title at last night’s awards ceremony hosted by the Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust. Regan wins the coveted...

BayWa Global Produce looks forward to Asia Fruit Logistica

BayWa Global Produce looks forward to Asia Fruit Logistica

The BayWa Global Produce team is looking forward to re-connecting in person with its customers and partners at Asia Fruit Logistica in Bangkok this November. Benedikt Mangold, Chief Executive of BayWa Global Produce, says it will be great to showcase the combined...

Over one million Envy™ apples sold at Mid-Autumn Festival

Over one million Envy™ apples sold at Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival in China has been a runaway success for Envy™, with 165,000 gift boxes (1.48M total apples) sold – a new record for Envy™ apples at the festival. T&G Global’s Head of Marketing, Rebecca Chapman, says the strong Mid-Autumn...

New mandarin variety arrives for T&G Fresh

New mandarin variety arrives for T&G Fresh

T&G Fresh this week welcomes the newest addition to its citrus range – the Afourer mandarin. After a fantastic Satsuma mandarin season that wrapped up in July, the new Afourer mandarin opens up a new seasonal window with harvest occurring towards the end of the...

T&G Global reports its 2022 Interim Results

T&G Global reports its 2022 Interim Results

At a glance Revenue: $645.5 million, down from $652.1 million Operating profit: $15.0 million, up from $10.9 million Net profit before tax: $7.8 million, up from $5.1 million Net profit after tax: $5.7 million, up from $3.4 million Net assets: $563.6 million, up from...

Premium New Zealand-grown Envy™ bound for global markets

Premium New Zealand-grown Envy™ bound for global markets

Consumers across Asia, North America, the UK and Europe will soon be able to purchase this season’s New Zealand-grown premium Envy™ apples, with the first exports getting underway. This week, the first of T&G Global’s Envy™ apples depart Hawke’s Bay...

New season satsuma mandarins in stores this week

New season satsuma mandarins in stores this week

From this week onwards, Kiwis can expect delicious satsuma mandarins in stores, which is two weeks earlier than previous years thanks to this season’s great growing conditions. T&G Fresh, the largest citrus grower in New Zealand, started harvesting the fruit late...

‘Is it JAZZ™ time yet?’ goes global

‘Is it JAZZ™ time yet?’ goes global

Following the recent refresh of one of its premium apple brands - JAZZ™ - T&G Global has launched the brand’s first global marketing campaign. T&G Global’s Head of Marketing, Rebecca Chapman, says “the campaign is key to driving brand awareness and in...

T&G Fresh announces new Managing Director

T&G Fresh announces new Managing Director

New Zealand’s largest grower and distributor of fresh produce, T&G Fresh, today announced the appointment of its new Managing Director – Rod Gibson. Rod joins T&G Fresh from Animates – New Zealand’s leading integrated pet retail business, where he is currently...

T&G Global reports its 2021 Interim Results

T&G Global reports its 2021 Interim Results

At a glance Revenue: $652.1 million, down from $671.3 million Operating profit: $10.9 million, down from $19.5 million Net profit before tax: $5.1 million, down from $13.7 million Net profit after tax: $3.4 million, down from $9.5 million Net assets: $514.9 million,...

T&G hiring 150 permanent roles to help with season ahead

T&G hiring 150 permanent roles to help with season ahead

As part of its extensive growth strategy, T&G Global today announced it is recruiting 150 permanent positions across its apple operations. T&G Global Director Operations, Craig Betty, says the creation of these new permanent roles demonstrates T&G’s...

New Zealand Citrus season gets even sweeter with another early harvest

New Zealand Citrus season gets even sweeter with another early harvest

The New Zealand navel orange season is well underway as the country’s largest citrus grower, T&G Fresh, harvested the first of the fruit late last month. Tom Chamberlain, T&G’s Regional Manager in Northland, says great weather conditions have bought an earlier...

T&G Global holds 100th Annual Shareholder Meeting

T&G Global holds 100th Annual Shareholder Meeting

T&G Global held its 100th Annual Shareholder Meeting today, reviewing the 2020 financial year and providing insight into the economic outlook for the next six months, as well as celebrating the service of its outgoing Chairman and welcoming his successor....

T&G Global Chairman to step down

T&G Global Chairman to step down

T&G Global today announced that after nine years as Chairman, Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz will step down from the T&G Global Board at the end of its Annual Meeting on 23 June 2021. Prof. Lutz joined the Board in April 2012 and under his leadership the Company has...

Full steam ahead for New Zealand Envy™ export programme

Full steam ahead for New Zealand Envy™ export programme

It’s full steam ahead for exports of T&G Global’s internationally popular, premium Envy™ apple this week, with five vessels carrying 28,000 cartons (518 tonnes) of Envy™ departing the Napier Port for China and South East Asian markets. T&G’s...

Australian consumers soon to enjoy big flavoursome blueberries

Australian consumers soon to enjoy big flavoursome blueberries

T&G Global is set to take a big bite out of the Australian blueberry market with the first commercial crop of new super-sized, superior tasting blueberries to be launched in retail stores this December. The global fresh produce company has secured 16 of the latest...

Mandarin season off to a sweet start

Mandarin season off to a sweet start

The largest citrus grower in New Zealand, T&G Fresh, is underway with harvesting the first of this season’s satsuma mandarins with great weather conditions bringing an earlier harvest than usual for the fruit. T&G Fresh began harvesting the fruit late last...

Building a skilled Hawke’s Bay workforce through virtual reality

Building a skilled Hawke’s Bay workforce through virtual reality

T&G Global is harnessing virtual reality technology to recruit and train Hawke’s Bay locals in positions it’s struggling to fill, particularly forklift drivers. The company has partnered with the Whiti programme to deliver a Supply Chain Cadetship which offers job...

New season, new look for JAZZ™ apple

New season, new look for JAZZ™ apple

  The first of T&G Global’s premium new season JAZZ™ apples are being shipped to global markets, as warm and sunny weather conditions bring a rich colour, full flavour and earlier harvest than usual for the ‘snack on the go’ fruit. Grown in the Hawke’s...

Feijoa season looking bright

Feijoa season looking bright

The New Zealand feijoa season is looking bright as fine weather brings an earlier harvest than usual for the fruit, which are expected to hit supermarket shelves this week. T&G Fresh’s key supplier of feijoas, Kaiaponi Farms, is expecting another great season with...

T&G reports its 2020 Annual Results

T&G reports its 2020 Annual Results

At a glance Revenue: $1.4 billion, up from $1.2 billion Operating profit: $32.4 million, up from $16.5 million Net profit before tax: $22.0 million, up from $10.3 million Net profit after tax: $16.6 million, up from $6.6 million Net assets: $520 million, up from $474...

New NZ apple brand signals early start to season

New NZ apple brand signals early start to season

T&G Global has launched a new early ripening apple brand which will be one of the first New Zealand apples of the 2021 season to arrive in key Asian markets. T&G Global’s Poppi™ apple is a sweet flavoured, medium sized apple with a rich red colour. With...

T&G announces new Chief Financial Officer

T&G announces new Chief Financial Officer

T&G Global announced today that Doug Bygrave will become Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 March 2021. Doug will succeed Bastian von Streit, who is returning home to Germany to take up the position of Chief Financial Officer Global Produce with BayWa AG....

Red “Hot” apple continues to impress

Red “Hot” apple continues to impress

The first apple to be commercially released from the Hot Climate Programme (which includes NZ based companies T&G Global and Plant & Food Research), is receiving rave reviews from growers in Italy, France and the UK, after a series of evaluations in 2020. A...

T&G sale and leaseback of 484 Nayland Road, Nelson

T&G sale and leaseback of 484 Nayland Road, Nelson

T&G Global is selling and leasing back its 484 Nayland Road, Nelson site, in a move which will generate $50,514,000 to support its growth strategy. The 8.0382 hectare site is being sold to Property Income Fund Limited, a fund recently established by Willis Bond....

T&G supports moves to increase horticultural harvest

T&G supports moves to increase horticultural harvest

T&G Global is supportive of Government decisions that mean more high-value horticultural crops will be harvested this coming season. Craig Betty, Director Operations T&G Global, says allowing some highly skilled and experienced RSE workers into the country to...

T&G takes home Marketing Campaign of the Year at Asia Fruit awards

T&G takes home Marketing Campaign of the Year at Asia Fruit awards

T&G Global’s creative marketing efforts in Asia, for its premium apple brands Envy™ and JAZZ™, have been recognised at the Asia Fruit Logistica 2020 Awards winning Marketing Campaign of the Year. Head of Global Marketing Rebecca Chapman virtually...

T&G Fresh announces independent board to lead fresh produce future

T&G Fresh announces independent board to lead fresh produce future

T&G Global announces a new Board of Directors structure for its New Zealand focused business - T&G Fresh, which was launched in May 2020, following the acquisition of the domestic division of Freshmax NZ by T&G Global. The Board includes T&G Global...

Recall of Prima and Sweet Value brand imported yellow flesh peaches

Recall of Prima and Sweet Value brand imported yellow flesh peaches

Primor Produce Ltd (as the importer) and Turners and Growers Fresh Ltd (as the distributor) are recalling all Prima and Sweet Value brand imported yellow flesh peaches (green fruit sticker with PLU numbers 4044 and 4038) sold between 10 July and 25 August 2020 due to...

T&G reports its 2020 Interim Results

T&G reports its 2020 Interim Results

At a glance Revenue: $671.3 million, up from $560.8 million Operating profit: $19.5 million, up from $6.2 million Net profit before tax: $13.7 million, up from $3.0 million Net profit after tax: $9.5 million, up from $4.0 million Net assets: $479.8 million, up from...

New Zealand’s first food waste-to-bioenergy facility gets underway

New Zealand’s first food waste-to-bioenergy facility gets underway

New Zealand’s first large-scale food waste-to-bioenergy facility gets underway today at Reporoa, in the central North Island. Following the blessing of the land by Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa, construction will begin on the new anaerobic digestion facility which is owned...

T&G Global commercialises first climate-change resistant apple variety

T&G Global commercialises first climate-change resistant apple variety

The apple is the first to be launched from the Hot Climate Programme, a global pan-industry breeding programme, focused on the long-term sustainability of apple production in a changing climate. Peter Landon-Lane, T&G Global’s Director Innovation and Technical,...

Kiwi ingenuity pays off on Kerikeri mandarin orchards

Kiwi ingenuity pays off on Kerikeri mandarin orchards

Around 20 hectares of T&G Global’s mandarin orchards in Northland have transformed to a later season variety over the past two years through clever grafting and a dose of kiwi ingenuity.The team, who collected the graft wood from mature trees in 2018 and 2019,...

Mourning former T&G Chair, Tony Gibbs

Mourning former T&G Chair, Tony Gibbs

T&G Global is saddened by the death of former Chairman and long-standing Director, Tony Gibbs, who has passed away following a period of ill health. Tony led T&G Global for 16 years from 1995 until 2011. Throughout his tenure, T&G grew from a domestic...

T&G Fresh signs exclusive deal for tastier strawberries

T&G Fresh signs exclusive deal for tastier strawberries

T&G Fresh is partnering with one of the world’s leading strawberry breeding companies to provide New Zealanders with bigger, tastier, year-round strawberries. In an exclusive deal, T&G Fresh will test, grow and market unique strawberry varieties from...

New Zealand’s fresh produce industry strengthened with acquisition

New Zealand’s fresh produce industry strengthened with acquisition

T&G Global has taken ownership of Freshmax New Zealand’s domestic fruit and vegetable business, in a move which will transform New Zealand’s fresh produce sector. The new combined business, T&G Fresh, now provides the backbone of New Zealand’s fresh fruit and...

‘Sweet as’ mandarin harvest underway

‘Sweet as’ mandarin harvest underway

More than 12 million sweet tasting satsuma mandarins will soon be available across New Zealand, as the season gets underway in Northland. T&G, the largest citrus grower in New Zealand, is forecast to produce around 80,000 crates of satsuma mandarins from Northland...

Freshmax New Zealand – Update on Acquisition

Freshmax New Zealand – Update on Acquisition

Further to the announcement dated 2 April 2020, T&G Global advises that all conditions of the acquisition of the domestic business of Freshmax New Zealand have now been satisfied. The transaction is due to complete on 30 April 2020.

2020 apple harvest in full swing

2020 apple harvest in full swing

New Zealand’s 2020 apple harvest is in full swing and T&G Global, one of New Zealand’s largest growers and exporters of apples, is in the midst of picking around 6.5 million cartons of crunchy, delicious apples. That’s enough apples to fill 80 Olympic sized...

T&G Global builds strong foundations for future growth

T&G Global builds strong foundations for future growth

T&G Global Limited’s (T&G) results for the year to 31 December 2019 demonstrate progress on its three-year roadmap for growth, with improvements in its underlying business despite a difficult operating environment. Operating profit of $16.5 million, compared...

New partnerships bring bigger, tastier berries to market

New partnerships bring bigger, tastier berries to market

Consumers across the world may soon be experiencing tastier, fuller-sized blueberries year-round, thanks to two new partnerships in blueberries that will bring premium quality berries with superior genetics, in secured volumes, to customers across the world. T&G...

T&G Global to acquire domestic fresh produce division of Freshmax NZ

T&G Global to acquire domestic fresh produce division of Freshmax NZ

T&G Global Limited (formerly Turners and Growers), one of the largest fresh produce companies in New Zealand, has entered into an agreement to acquire the domestic fresh produce division of Freshmax NZ, to boost its New Zealand business and benefit growers,...

T&G Global win at Australian Marketing Institute Awards

T&G Global win at Australian Marketing Institute Awards

An innovative campaign for T&G Global’s Orchard Rd Fruit brand created by New Zealand independent advertising agency Lachlan McPherson & Friends with Seed Advertising has been named National Winner for Small Budget Marketing at the 2019 Australian Marketing...

T&G Wins Sustainability Award

T&G Wins Sustainability Award

T&G is thrilled to be the inaugural winners of the Sustainability award at Countdown’s annual Suppliers Awards. The company was praised for its commitment to sustainability, social, corporate and ethical responsibility along with health and safety. “Our...

Gisborne leads the way in Envy™ apple planting

Gisborne leads the way in Envy™ apple planting

T&G Global, one of New Zealand’s largest exporters of apples and one of the largest growers in the country, celebrates 10 years of the first planting of Envy™ apple trees in Gisborne today. Starting with just three Envy™ growers in 2009, there are...

T&G galvanises for bigger slice of grape market

T&G galvanises for bigger slice of grape market

T&G Global is making its move into the sizeable global grape category under its Orchard Rd brand, with the launch of the first grapes into South East Asia this month. The company will provide global customers with high quality, year-round premium grapes sourced...

Welcome to JAZZ Juniors

Welcome to JAZZ Juniors

  Say goodbye to slicing and dicing apples, we’ve introduced a new superhero of the school lunchbox, and it’s naturally small and mighty good! Grown in Nelson, Hawke’s Bay, and Otago, JAZZ™ Juniors is the latest genius to join the JAZZ™ apple...

Waste-to-Energy plant announced by Minister Shane Jones

Waste-to-Energy plant announced by Minister Shane Jones

The country’s first large-scale, waste-to-energy plant was announced by Minister Shane Jones at T&G’s covered crops facility at Reporoa today. The proposed purpose-built facility will take food waste from the region (and from T&G’s tomato vines), turn it into...

A heart-warming initiative tackling food waste has been launched.

A heart-warming initiative tackling food waste has been launched.

Janene Draper, co-founder of grocery store Farro Fresh, and her sister Leysa Ross, have founded the Waste-Not kitchen, a charity that is re-purposing good surplus food to nourish women staying at Women’s Refuge safe houses in Auckland. Quality surplus meat at their...

T&G Global brings US grown blueberries to Vietnam for the first time.

T&G Global brings US grown blueberries to Vietnam for the first time.

The first pallet of Californian blueberries (192 trays), grown under T&G’s Orchard Rd brand, is on its way from LAX to Ho Chi Minh city this week. The company expects multiple pallets of Orchard Rd blueberries will be exported to Vietnam every week during the...

Jazz-ing up lunchboxes with JAZZ Snackers™

Jazz-ing up lunchboxes with JAZZ Snackers™

A fun-sized, sweet and tangy apple is set to take lunch boxes by storm when JAZZ™ Snackers is launched into the Asian market this season. JAZZ™ Snackers is the little sister of the premium, kiwi-bred variety JAZZ™, an award-winning apple from...

Marketer of the Year Award Finalist

Marketer of the Year Award Finalist

  T&G Global is delighted to be selected as one of five finalists in the PMA-Produce Plus Marketer of the Year Award 2019 (MOYA) for its work on the Orchard Rd. brand launch. The fresh fruit brand burst onto the Australian market a year ago with great...

NZ JAZZ apples off to Japan to JAZZ up Golden Week

NZ JAZZ apples off to Japan to JAZZ up Golden Week

Around 550 cartons of crisp JAZZ™ apples, fresh from the orchards of Hawkes Bay, are winging their way to Tokyo in Japan in time for the country’s biggest celebration – Golden Week, following this season’s New Zealand JAZZ™ harvest. The apples will be...

Spiced Apple & Dulce De Leche Bars

Spiced Apple & Dulce De Leche Bars

JAZZ-ify your Easter. Check out this delicious creation by Olivia Galletly of The Hungry Cook. Dulce de leche and spiced JAZZ™ apples are sandwiched between two layers of oat-y crumble biscuit. Happy Easter!   Spiced Apple & Dulce De Leche Bars Olivia...

Powering up our home-grown heroes

Powering up our home-grown heroes

Try 100 bananas, 80 oranges, 80 peaches, eight kilograms of grapes, 18 kilograms of JAZZ™ apples and 320 free range eggs – and that’s just one week! T&G Global, New Zealand’s largest grower, supplier and marketer of fresh produce has partnered with Vodafone...

NZ apple season looking rosy

NZ apple season looking rosy

The New Zealand apple season is looking rosy as warm summer temperatures and cooler autumn evenings bring on a rich colour and full flavour to the new season fruit. Hundreds of orchard workers have descended on the orchards of Hawke’s Bay, Nelson and Otago to pick and...

T&G singled out in sustainability report

T&G singled out in sustainability report

T&G was singled out as a top performer in the newly released Colmar Brunton report  Better Futures Report The report is an annual survey of attitudes towards sustainability and highlights the value New Zealanders place on their natural environment. In the report,...

Pioneer of pipfruit retires

Pioneer of pipfruit retires

  T&G Global announces the retirement of Tony Fissette, the Managing Director of T&G Global's European unit, Enzafruit Continent. A pioneer of New Zealand pipfruit sales into Europe, Tony has worked passionately for T&G Global and New Zealand apple...

Global apple & pear breeding programme heats up

Global apple & pear breeding programme heats up

New, superior tasting apples and pears that can thrive in the planet’s increasingly warm climate will soon be available to fruit growers worldwide. T&G Global (formerly Turners & Growers) has joined Plant & Food Research, the Institute of Agriculture and...

T&G recognised as top employer

T&G recognised as top employer

T&G’s Bruce Beaton, Kristen Nash and Maurice Windle were recognised with a "Highly Commended" at the Primary Industry Awards at NZ Parliament last night (November 27, 2018). Minister of Agriculture Damien O'Connor congratulated all the finalists and highlighted...

Swimmers go bananas thanks to T&G

Swimmers go bananas thanks to T&G

A very large and lovely ‘bunch’ of bananas are heading to beaches around the country this summer thanks to one of New Zealand’s largest and oldest fresh produce companies. T&G Global is delighted to again be supporting the aptly named Banana Boat New Zealand Ocean...

T&G saddened by passing of former Board member

T&G saddened by passing of former Board member

The Board and management of T&G Global are greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Sir John Anderson KBE, former Deputy Chair and Director of the T&G Global Board. The highly respected New Zealand business leader was first appointed as a Director of...

Young viticulturist takes out Young Hort title

Young viticulturist takes out Young Hort title

Annabel Bulk from Felton Road Wines in Bannockburn, Central Otago has taken out the title of New Zealand’s Young Horticulturist of the Year 2018. She wins the grand final after months of competition where the best and brightest stars of the industry go head-to-head in...

Graduate programme acknowledged

Graduate programme acknowledged

T&G Global’s human resources team has scooped the 2018 New Zealand Association of Graduate Employers (NZAGE) 'Best Graduate Development Programme' award, edging out industry the Ministry of Primary Industries, Xero and Beca. Initiated just two years ago, the...

Nutritious Nadia Lim pie fills the spot

Nutritious Nadia Lim pie fills the spot

A truckload of orange kumara, 25 kilograms of swedes and onions, and a heap of carrots from T&G’s market floor were transformed into a nutritious and delicious pie, created by renowned New Zealand chef Nadia Lim, for Kiwi school kids today. A group of Kiwi Mums...

From a small SEED to big success

From a small SEED to big success

A programme helping Hawke’s Bay locals, many of them solo parents, back into work is being praised by government and by those who work for T&G. Minister Carmel Sepuloni (Minister of Social Development) visited workers who are part of the SEED programme this week....

Budding young growers unearthed

Budding young growers unearthed

New Zealand’s budding young gardeners and schools have been unearthed after some serious digging by a judging panel including acclaimed chef and restauranteur Al Brown and landscaper and TV personality Dan Mackay. T&G is proud to have supported the 2018 Young...

Envy™ inducing gift boxes for full moon celebrations

Envy™ inducing gift boxes for full moon celebrations

Envy™ is proving hot in balmy Hong Kong thanks to a new Mid-Autumn Festival promotion at 75 Park n Shop stores across the territory. It’s the first time Envy™ has been activated in Hong Kong stores and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. The...

T&G announces CFO change

T&G announces CFO change

T&G Global today announced it will farewell its chief financial officer, Wolfgang Loose and welcome a replacement over the coming weeks. Wolfgang Loose will leave the business mid-November after nearly two years in his role. He joined T&G from BayWa, a...

Envy shines at Elle Fashion Week

Envy shines at Elle Fashion Week

Envy™ has taken centre stage at Elle Fashion Week Fall/Winter in Bangkok for a second year in a row, refreshing fashionistas with delicious fresh apples and tasty apple pastry treats. Envy™, the official apple of Elle Fashion Week since 2017, was in the...

Australian strawberry update

Australian strawberry update

T&G Global is aware of an issue with contamination of some strawberries coming from farms in Queensland. T&G doesn’t import strawberries from any of the affected farms into New Zealand or sell this fruit in Australia. T&G has full confidence in its...

We’re Front Row at Fashion Week

We’re Front Row at Fashion Week

While designer outfits will be turning heads on the runway, Lotatoes™ and Beekist® will be tantalising taste buds backstage at New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW). Our mouth-watering, bee-pollinated Beekist® tomatoes and our new low carb Lotatoes™ feature on...

T&G congratulates Cedenco Foods

T&G congratulates Cedenco Foods

T&G Global has congratulated Cedenco Foods New Zealand for being named as ExportNZ Hawke’s Bay ASB Exporter of the Year for 2018. The Gisborne-based business was presented with the award by the head of trade finance at ASB Bank, Mike Atkins, at a sold-out awards...

Orchard Rd heads into homes with Everyday Gourmet

Orchard Rd heads into homes with Everyday Gourmet

Less than seven months after bursting onto the Australian fresh fruit scene, Orchard Rd is heading to the big screen. The premium fruit brands’ Gold Kiwis will feature on Network 10’s Everyday Gourmet show from this Friday (3 August) in recipes created and showcased...

Recognition for pioneer of NZ pipfruit in Europe

Recognition for pioneer of NZ pipfruit in Europe

A pioneer of New Zealand pipfruit sales (apples and pears) into Europe has been officially recognised by his Kiwi peers at a special gala dinner evening in Christchurch. T&G Global's general manager in Europe, Tony Fissette, who lives in Belgium, has worked...

Incident at T&G’s Palmerston North site

Incident at T&G’s Palmerston North site

T&G confirms there was a chemical spill this morning at its Palmerston North site, when packaging company Viscount FCC, which shares the site, was undertaking a crate wash. Emergency services were alerted immediately and the Fire Service has contained the spill...

Young Gardener of the Year Awards Opening Soon

Young Gardener of the Year Awards Opening Soon

Entries officially open to the Young Gardener of the Year Awards next week on Monday 2 July and Kiwi kids nationwide, along with their primary schools, are encouraged to enter! A new category this year, called the T&G Passion for Growing Award, means that any...

T&G ‘Smashes’ Top Australasian Marketing Award With Lotatoes™

T&G ‘Smashes’ Top Australasian Marketing Award With Lotatoes™

T&G Global's New Zealand marketing team has 'smashed' the competition, taking out the PMA Australia-New Zealand 2018 Marketer of the Year Award for its Lotatoes™ potato brand campaign at a gala event in Brisbane. The awards are the premier celebration for...

JAZZ™ re-enters India after six years

JAZZ™ re-enters India after six years

The world’s warmest and largest country is set to enjoy a refreshing break with the arrival of JAZZ™ apples for the first time in six years. A small consignment of JAZZ™ was first tested in 2012 with consumers saying they enjoyed their refreshing flavour...

JAZZ™ Apple Anniversary Day

JAZZ™ Apple Anniversary Day

The countdown has begun until JAZZ™ Apple Anniversary Day is officially marked in Japan following a special celebration in Tokyo yesterday. Chairman of the Japan Anniversary Association, Mr. Kiyoshi Kase, presented T&G Global’s country manager for Japan,...

Earthquake Levy

Due to a recent announcement from NZTA that SH1 between Picton & Christchurch has been re-opened, T&G Transport is now in position to lift the EQ Levy effective 1st June 2018. Please see the attached link for more information on this: Earthquake Levy...

T&G sponsors 2018 Hawke’s Bay Export Awards

T&G sponsors 2018 Hawke’s Bay Export Awards

Hawke’s Bay Export Awards organisers and T&G Global have announced that T&G is a new sponsor of the fourth annual ExportNZ ASB Hawke’s Bay Export Awards to be held in August. The sponsorship is fitting given T&G is New Zealand’s largest fresh produce...

T&G and Seeka reach agreement over kiwifruit operation and assets

T&G and Seeka reach agreement over kiwifruit operation and assets

T&G has reached an agreement regarding the sale of its Kerikeri-based kiwifruit orchards, packhouse facilities and assets to Seeka Limited. The agreement, valued at approximately $40 million will see Seeka purchase T&G’s post-harvest facilities in Kerikeri for...

Kiwi apple remains ‘envy’ of others in USA

Kiwi apple remains ‘envy’ of others in USA

American’s have once again selected New Zealand-born Envy™ apple as their favourite in a consumer competition run by the US Apple Association. The interactive tournament-style competition called on American apple fans to vote for their favourite from 16...

T&G Global Limited Announces New Leadership Appointments

T&G Global Limited Announces New Leadership Appointments

The Board of T&G Global Limited (T&G) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gareth Edgecombe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His commencement date is yet to be confirmed. Additionally, Mr Peter Landon-Lane has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer...

T&G Global confirms sale of processed foods business

T&G Global confirms sale of processed foods business

T&G Global Limited (T&G) has today entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement for the sale of the major assets of its subsidiary ENZAFoods New Zealand Limited (trading as T&G Foods) to Cedenco Foods New Zealand Limited (“Cedenco”). Under the...

Meet the man who lives and breathes tomatoes

Meet the man who lives and breathes tomatoes

T&G head grower manager Greg Prendergast loves the great outdoors. But, like many of our people at T&G, he’s taken his love of the land one step further than most and made working as a grower a successful career for over 30 years. Greg, a senior member of our...

T&G continues growth path despite challenging year

T&G continues growth path despite challenging year

T&G Global Limited (T&G) had plenty to celebrate in its 120th year despite climatic challenges which impacted its overall business result and contributed to a reduced profit after tax of $22.6m, down 30% on the previous year. The Group reported over a billion...

T&G Global doubles undergraduate scholarship support from 2018

T&G Global doubles undergraduate scholarship support from 2018

T&G Global, formerly Turners and Growers, has doubled its support of undergraduate students studying at Massey University’s Palmerston North campus towards a degree in horticulture. Applications for the scholarships, worth up to $5,000 per year of study over three...

T&G delivers colourful new fruit range in Australia

T&G delivers colourful new fruit range in Australia

Australians are on the road to accessing more healthy fruit thanks to leading fresh produce grower and marketer, T&G Global. Despite an increased focus on health and wellness, over 75% of Australians still don’t meet recommended daily intake of fruit and...

T&G makes online produce ordering easier

T&G makes online produce ordering easier

New Zealand’s first online ordering system for wholesale produce, T&G Global’s First Pick, has had a major overhaul with the company making enhancements to the platform to make it more intuitive and easy to use. Developed in-house by T&G (formerly Turners and...

Retirement of Deputy Chairman – Sir John Anderson

Retirement of Deputy Chairman – Sir John Anderson

T&G Global has announced that Sir John Anderson will retire from the Board of Directors, effective 14 December 2017. The highly respected New Zealand business leader was first appointed as a Director in April 2012, and as Deputy Chairman in December 2012. Over...

T&G re-cements commitment to growing horticulture sector

T&G re-cements commitment to growing horticulture sector

T&G Global has announced it has signed an extended five-year sponsorship agreement with the Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust which runs the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition. T&G has supported the annual competition since 2010,...

T&G Growing Green in Northland

T&G Growing Green in Northland

Watch our recent planting along the Kapiro Stream, where we've planted over 2000 native plants over the past two years. The T&G team in Kerikeri did an excellent job getting volunteers to attend and by preparing the site by clearing invasive species and laying...

JAZZ™ Voted ‘UK’s Tastiest Apple’ at the National Fruit Show

JAZZ™ Voted ‘UK’s Tastiest Apple’ at the National Fruit Show

With the coming UK season signifying the 10th anniversary of British grown JAZZ™ apples, Kent-based grower Peter Chandler has helped the special variety celebrate in style after his JAZZ™ won the much-coveted ‘Tastiest Apple’ title at the National Fruit...

It’s true – young kiwi kids really dig gardening!

It’s true – young kiwi kids really dig gardening!

The T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards will run again next year, so keep your eyes out and keep those green fingers gardening! We received nearly 70 applications from primary schools and keen young gardeners aged between 7 and 11 years from all...

T&G Global Limited Considering Options To Exit Processed Foods

T&G Global Limited Considering Options To Exit Processed Foods

T&G Global Limited (T&G) announces that it is considering the potential sale of the business and/or assets of its food processing subsidiary ENZAFoods New Zealand Limited trading as T&G Foods. T&G’s strategy is to focus on its core business of growing,...

Lotatoes™ Takes Out Prestigious Food Awards

Lotatoes™ Takes Out Prestigious Food Awards

T&G’s Lotatoes™ has fended off four other food innovators to be crowned overall winner of The Ministry for Primary Industries Primary Sector Products Award at the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards. The category promotes, recognises and showcases amazing...

T&G Global and Montague Strengthen Ties

T&G Global and Montague Strengthen Ties

T&G Global has strengthened its relationship with long-term partner, Montague, based in Victoria, Australia. Montague is Australia’s leading producer and distributor of stone fruit. The two companies have enjoyed a positive commercial relationship for 15 years...

Envy™ Apples Healthy Addition to Fashion Week Line-Up

Envy™ Apples Healthy Addition to Fashion Week Line-Up

A healthy addition is set to headline Elle Fashion Week 2017 in Bangkok for the first time this season. Envy™, recently voted the favourite apple of Americans, and an increasingly popular healthy snack across Asia, has become the official drink and snack of...

The hunt is on for New Zealand’s Young Gardener of the Year

The hunt is on for New Zealand’s Young Gardener of the Year

Following reports that over a third of Kiwi kids are overweight or obese*, Garden to Table and T&G are proud to be changing the way New Zealand children think about food with the launch of the inaugural T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards....

Road Closures

Road Closures

Arthur’s Pass & Lewis Pass are currently closed, for the most up to date information please click on the NZTA website below https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/?layers=road-closures

2017 Annual General Meeting

2017 Annual General Meeting

Speaking on behalf of Chairman Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz, Director John Wilson noted that the Company was this year celebrating 120 years in business. T&G had another very successful year in 2016, achieving record revenue of $872m, an increase of 7% on 2015. The...

T&G GLOBAL HITS THE SPOT WITH FERMENTED APPLE FLOUR

T&G GLOBAL HITS THE SPOT WITH FERMENTED APPLE FLOUR

T&G Foods, a division of T&G Global, has signed an agreement with start-up business Green Spot Technologies to supply pomace to produce fermented apple flour. The new partnership between T&G Foods and Green Spot will commence with trial production of...

T&G Global saves energy with EECA

T&G Global saves energy with EECA

T&G Global has marked an energy saving milestone by signing a new collaboration agreement with EECA at its Whakatu pipfruit packing and storage site near Hastings. T&G Global Chief Executive Officer Alastair Hulbert and EECA Chief Executive Andrew Caseley...

New Board Appointment at T&G

New Board Appointment at T&G

The Board of T&G Global Limited (T&G) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director, Mr Mau Wah Liu. Mr Liu has more than 30 years of extensive experience in the produce industry and enterprise management. In 1998, he founded Golden Wing Mau...

Kiwi apple ‘Envy’ of others in USA

Kiwi apple ‘Envy’ of others in USA

American’s have picked New Zealand-born Envy apple as their favourite in a consumer competition run by the U.S Apple Association. A total of 32 apple varieties vied for the top spot in the competition which ran throughout March and called on apple fans across the...

T&G GLOBAL ACHIEVES 67% INCREASE IN PROFIT AFTER TAX

T&G GLOBAL ACHIEVES 67% INCREASE IN PROFIT AFTER TAX

HORTICULTURE LEADER ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE NZ$2 BILLION REVENUE BY 2022 T&G Global Limited and its subsidiary companies (T&G Global) achieved a profit after income tax of $32.4 million for its 2016 financial year (January to December), a 67 per cent increase on...

T&G Global marks start of 120 years in business

T&G Global marks start of 120 years in business

T&G Global has celebrated the start of its 120th year in business at Fruit Logistica in Berlin. What began as a small fruit auctioneer in New Zealand in 1897 is now an international vertically integrated grower, picker, packer, shipper, trader and marketer of...

The hunt is on for New Zealand’s most outstanding food region

The hunt is on for New Zealand’s most outstanding food region

T&G Global (formerly Turners and Growers) is supporting a new search to find New Zealand’s Outstanding Produce. The 2017 Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards are being run by Marvellous Marketing and NZ Life & Leisure Magazine to hunt out the country’s top...

Ferry Levy

Ferry Levy

Due to recent natural disasters in the South Island, the Interislander has increased its rate. In turn, we have had to do the same. Please see the attached link for more information on this increase: Ferry Levy Details

South Island Road Closures

South Island Road Closures

The T&G Transport team have been working hard to resume services between the North and South Island, which have been delayed due to the unfortunate earthquake event in the South Island in the early hours of Monday morning. Please see the attached link for more...

T&G fully operational post quakes

T&G fully operational post quakes

T&G Global sends it thoughts to everyone impacted by the earthquakes overnight. Our people are all safe and our business is fully operational with no damage to our market sites specifically Palmerston North, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Dunedin. If any of...

T&G dig deep and swaps vegies for native tree plantings

T&G dig deep and swaps vegies for native tree plantings

T&G Global staff in Kerikeri and Hastings, New Zealand, dug deep recently for a good cause. Around 70 staff from T&G swapped the planting of vegetables and fruit trees for more than 1400 native plants at two of its orchards. At T&G’s Kapiro Orchard in...

T&G Global goes mobile

T&G Global goes mobile

T&G Global has launched what it believes is the world’s first online ordering platform for the wholesale produce sector. FirstPick.co.nz was developed in-house by T&G's IT team and enables New Zealand-based wholesale customers to order fresh fruit and...

T&G Global announces half-year result

T&G Global announces half-year result

T&G Global announces half-year result  T&G Global Limited is pleased to announce a profit after tax for the first six months of 2016 of $22.7m, compared to $12.0m in the first six months of 2015. T&G achieved revenue of $423 million for the six months...

Sale of T&G’s crate business to Pact

Sale of T&G’s crate business to Pact

T&G Global Limited (T&G) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to sell its crate hire business, trading as the Fruit Case Company (FCC), to PACT Group Limited (Pact) for $21M (subject to completion adjustments). The assets being sold have a value in...

MOU signals closer collaboration for Zespri and T&G

MOU signals closer collaboration for Zespri and T&G

Zespri and T&G today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming their intention to work together to create value for their respective growers and shareholders. Zespri Chairman Peter McBride and T&G Global Chairman Professor Klaus Josef Lutz signed...

Launching our new Beekist brand at Taste of Auckland

Launching our new Beekist brand at Taste of Auckland

November 5th – 8th marked the 4th annual Taste of Auckland, New Zealand's most celebrated foodie festival showcasing what's hot on the Auckland food scene.  More than 25,000 Aucklanders flocked to Western Springs over the 4 days to try signature dishes from some of...

All Good bananas and T&G Global join forces

All Good bananas and T&G Global join forces

All Good Fairtrade and organic bananas will be available in more stores around New Zealand in an exclusive sales and distribution partnership with T&G (formerly Turners & Growers). T&G’s extensive distribution will allow more Kiwis to be able to buy All...

T&G Scholarship Recipients Shine At Massey Agriculture Awards Dinner

T&G Scholarship Recipients Shine At Massey Agriculture Awards Dinner

The night was bright for two previous T&G scholarship winners at the annual Massey University Agriculture Awards dinner recently. Luke Posthuma and Leander Archer both received multiple awards, beating out other students in the Agricultural field. Luke Posthuma,...

New Zealand Ambassador to France visits orchards growing JAZZ Apples

New Zealand Ambassador to France visits orchards growing JAZZ Apples

Current rivalries between France and New Zealand on the rugby field has not stopped both countries enjoying the mutual benefits of the much sought after Jazz Apple. The New Zealand Ambassador to France, Dr James Kember, recently made a trip to Saint-Aubin-le-Dépeint...

Nikolai Macnee Wins $150,000 Baywa Reseach Scholarship

Nikolai Macnee Wins $150,000 Baywa Reseach Scholarship

Nikolai Macnee, an Auckland University Student, has been awarded a NZD $150,000 scholarship from agricultural giant BayWa AG to complete a four year research-based PhD in the field of horticulture. The scholarship is the first of its kind for BayWa outside of Germany...

A New Look for the Turners & Growers Brand

A New Look for the Turners & Growers Brand

Turners & Growers, the global grower, distributor and exporter of fresh produce, has today launched a refreshed corporate brand that signals a positive change and reflects the new direction of the company. With 117 years of history, the company took careful...

Fresh Partnership With Turners & Growers For Garden To Table

Fresh Partnership With Turners & Growers For Garden To Table

Turners & Growers has partnered with the Garden to Table Trust to support primary schools throughout New Zealand with purpose-built gardens, volunteers and equipment. The Garden to Table Trust operates a curriculum integrated programme where children aged between...

Turners & Growers Announces The Acquisition Of Apollo Apples Ltd

Turners & Growers Announces The Acquisition Of Apollo Apples Ltd

Turners & Growers Limited announced today the proposed acquisition of Hawkes Bay-based Apollo Apples for an initial payment of NZ$36.05million. The acquisition of Apollo, which grows, packs and exports approximately 1.4m cartons of apples every year and owns or...

Turners & Growers announces new growth strategy

Turners & Growers announces new growth strategy

Turners & Growers has announced a new blueprint to generate further growth for the company and drive improvements for growers, customers and consumers.  The company, New Zealand’s leading distributor and marketer of fresh produce, has launched a new corporate...

ENZA Big Crunch

ENZA Big Crunch

The ENZA Big Crunch, to be held on 10 May, will see around 20,000 school children biting into a Jazz apple and, hopefully, entering the pages of the Guinness Book of World Records by successfully beating the record for the most people eating an apple at the same time....

2012 Annual General Meeting

2012 Annual General Meeting

The 91st Annual Meeting of Turners & Growers Limited was held at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre on Thursday 28th June  at 2:00pm. The speaking notes from the Turners & Growers CEO, Chairman and Director are available for download  here - Klaus Lutz...

2012 NZ Jazz Season Kicks Off With A Bang

2012 NZ Jazz Season Kicks Off With A Bang

Tuesday 17th of April marked the official opening of the New Zealand Jazz™ Apple season, and so far its shaping up to be the biggest and best yet!  To kick the season off with a bang, more than 2000 Jazz™ Apples were handed out to commuters at Britomart...

Takeover by BayWa has significant benefits

Takeover by BayWa has significant benefits

Turners & Growers Managing Director, Jeff Wesley says the takeover by BayWa Aktiengesellschaft will have significant benefits for New Zealand's fresh produce industries. Mr Wesley, who has announced his retirement from the company after 7 years, says the German...