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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...

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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...

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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...