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‘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...

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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...

Young Gardener of the Year Awards Opening Soon

Young Gardener of the Year Awards Opening Soon

Entries officially open to the Young Gardener of the Year Awards next week on Monday 2 July and Kiwi kids nationwide, along with their primary schools, are encouraged to enter! A new category this year, called the T&G Passion for Growing Award, means that any...

T&G ‘Smashes’ Top Australasian Marketing Award With Lotatoes™

T&G ‘Smashes’ Top Australasian Marketing Award With Lotatoes™

T&G Global's New Zealand marketing team has 'smashed' the competition, taking out the PMA Australia-New Zealand 2018 Marketer of the Year Award for its Lotatoes™ potato brand campaign at a gala event in Brisbane. The awards are the premier celebration for...

JAZZ™ re-enters India after six years

JAZZ™ re-enters India after six years

The world’s warmest and largest country is set to enjoy a refreshing break with the arrival of JAZZ™ apples for the first time in six years. A small consignment of JAZZ™ was first tested in 2012 with consumers saying they enjoyed their refreshing flavour...

JAZZ™ Apple Anniversary Day

JAZZ™ Apple Anniversary Day

The countdown has begun until JAZZ™ Apple Anniversary Day is officially marked in Japan following a special celebration in Tokyo yesterday. Chairman of the Japan Anniversary Association, Mr. Kiyoshi Kase, presented T&G Global’s country manager for Japan,...

Earthquake Levy

Due to a recent announcement from NZTA that SH1 between Picton & Christchurch has been re-opened, T&G Transport is now in position to lift the EQ Levy effective 1st June 2018. Please see the attached link for more information on this: Earthquake Levy...

T&G sponsors 2018 Hawke’s Bay Export Awards

T&G sponsors 2018 Hawke’s Bay Export Awards

Hawke’s Bay Export Awards organisers and T&G Global have announced that T&G is a new sponsor of the fourth annual ExportNZ ASB Hawke’s Bay Export Awards to be held in August. The sponsorship is fitting given T&G is New Zealand’s largest fresh produce...

T&G and Seeka reach agreement over kiwifruit operation and assets

T&G and Seeka reach agreement over kiwifruit operation and assets

T&G has reached an agreement regarding the sale of its Kerikeri-based kiwifruit orchards, packhouse facilities and assets to Seeka Limited. The agreement, valued at approximately $40 million will see Seeka purchase T&G’s post-harvest facilities in Kerikeri for...

Kiwi apple remains ‘envy’ of others in USA

Kiwi apple remains ‘envy’ of others in USA

American’s have once again selected New Zealand-born Envy™ apple as their favourite in a consumer competition run by the US Apple Association. The interactive tournament-style competition called on American apple fans to vote for their favourite from 16...

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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...