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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...

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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...