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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...

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‘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...