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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...

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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 young growers take home two regional titles

T&G’s young growers take home two regional titles

Two of T&G Global’s talented young growers have been awarded regional titles at the 2021 Young Grower of the Year competition. Heather Feetham, Production Manager at T&G Fresh, and Regan Judd, Orchard Foreman at T&G Global, were respectively awarded...

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...

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Sale and Leaseback of 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings

Sale and Leaseback of 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings

T&G and PFI enter sale and leaseback of 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings T&G Global is selling and leasing back its Whakatu West site at 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings, in a move which will generate $79.545 million to support its growth strategy. The 9.56 hectare site is...

JAZZ™ apple offers a healthier twist for Halloween

JAZZ™ apple offers a healthier twist for Halloween

With Halloween just over a month away, T&G Global today launched a new marketing campaign to showcase their premium JAZZ™ apple as the hero of Halloween. T&G Global’s Head of Marketing, Rebecca Chapman, says Halloween is a popular time of the year in...

‘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 young growers take home two regional titles

T&G’s young growers take home two regional titles

Two of T&G Global’s talented young growers have been awarded regional titles at the 2021 Young Grower of the Year competition. Heather Feetham, Production Manager at T&G Fresh, and Regan Judd, Orchard Foreman at T&G Global, were respectively awarded...

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...