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2022 New Zealand apple harvest well underway

2022 New Zealand apple harvest well underway

New Zealand’s 2022 apple season is well underway, with T&G Global harvesting the first of this season’s apples. Together with its growers, T&G is planning to pick more than 6.5 million tray carton equivalents (TCEs) this year – the equivalent of 120,000,000...

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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...

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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...