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T&G Global’s Envy™ growth backed by NZ Super Fund

T&G Global’s Envy™ growth backed by NZ Super Fund

T&G Global has entered into a partnership with the New Zealand Superannuation Fund though its New Zealand rural investment manager, FarmRight, to help grow one of New Zealand’s best-returning premium export apples, Envy™. The partnership sees T&G sell...

Sowing the seeds for a regenerative horticultural partnership

Sowing the seeds for a regenerative horticultural partnership

Two of Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest horticultural businesses - T&G Global and Zespri - are teaming up with science organisation Plant & Food Research and other industry partners on a new project to research, develop, define, and promote sustainable and...

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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...

T&G Global Limited Announces New Leadership Appointments

T&G Global Limited Announces New Leadership Appointments

The Board of T&G Global Limited (T&G) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gareth Edgecombe as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). His commencement date is yet to be confirmed. Additionally, Mr Peter Landon-Lane has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer...

T&G Global confirms sale of processed foods business

T&G Global confirms sale of processed foods business

T&G Global Limited (T&G) has today entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement for the sale of the major assets of its subsidiary ENZAFoods New Zealand Limited (trading as T&G Foods) to Cedenco Foods New Zealand Limited (“Cedenco”). Under the...

Meet the man who lives and breathes tomatoes

Meet the man who lives and breathes tomatoes

T&G head grower manager Greg Prendergast loves the great outdoors. But, like many of our people at T&G, he’s taken his love of the land one step further than most and made working as a grower a successful career for over 30 years. Greg, a senior member of our...

T&G continues growth path despite challenging year

T&G continues growth path despite challenging year

T&G Global Limited (T&G) had plenty to celebrate in its 120th year despite climatic challenges which impacted its overall business result and contributed to a reduced profit after tax of $22.6m, down 30% on the previous year. The Group reported over a billion...

T&G Global doubles undergraduate scholarship support from 2018

T&G Global doubles undergraduate scholarship support from 2018

T&G Global, formerly Turners and Growers, has doubled its support of undergraduate students studying at Massey University’s Palmerston North campus towards a degree in horticulture. Applications for the scholarships, worth up to $5,000 per year of study over three...

T&G delivers colourful new fruit range in Australia

T&G delivers colourful new fruit range in Australia

Australians are on the road to accessing more healthy fruit thanks to leading fresh produce grower and marketer, T&G Global. Despite an increased focus on health and wellness, over 75% of Australians still don’t meet recommended daily intake of fruit and...

T&G makes online produce ordering easier

T&G makes online produce ordering easier

New Zealand’s first online ordering system for wholesale produce, T&G Global’s First Pick, has had a major overhaul with the company making enhancements to the platform to make it more intuitive and easy to use. Developed in-house by T&G (formerly Turners and...

Retirement of Deputy Chairman – Sir John Anderson

Retirement of Deputy Chairman – Sir John Anderson

T&G Global has announced that Sir John Anderson will retire from the Board of Directors, effective 14 December 2017. The highly respected New Zealand business leader was first appointed as a Director in April 2012, and as Deputy Chairman in December 2012. Over...

T&G re-cements commitment to growing horticulture sector

T&G re-cements commitment to growing horticulture sector

T&G Global has announced it has signed an extended five-year sponsorship agreement with the Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust which runs the Young Horticulturalist of the Year competition. T&G has supported the annual competition since 2010,...

T&G Growing Green in Northland

T&G Growing Green in Northland

Watch our recent planting along the Kapiro Stream, where we've planted over 2000 native plants over the past two years. The T&G team in Kerikeri did an excellent job getting volunteers to attend and by preparing the site by clearing invasive species and laying...

JAZZ™ Voted ‘UK’s Tastiest Apple’ at the National Fruit Show

JAZZ™ Voted ‘UK’s Tastiest Apple’ at the National Fruit Show

With the coming UK season signifying the 10th anniversary of British grown JAZZ™ apples, Kent-based grower Peter Chandler has helped the special variety celebrate in style after his JAZZ™ won the much-coveted ‘Tastiest Apple’ title at the National Fruit...

It’s true – young kiwi kids really dig gardening!

It’s true – young kiwi kids really dig gardening!

The T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards will run again next year, so keep your eyes out and keep those green fingers gardening! We received nearly 70 applications from primary schools and keen young gardeners aged between 7 and 11 years from all...

T&G Global Limited Considering Options To Exit Processed Foods

T&G Global Limited Considering Options To Exit Processed Foods

T&G Global Limited (T&G) announces that it is considering the potential sale of the business and/or assets of its food processing subsidiary ENZAFoods New Zealand Limited trading as T&G Foods. T&G’s strategy is to focus on its core business of growing,...

Lotatoes™ Takes Out Prestigious Food Awards

Lotatoes™ Takes Out Prestigious Food Awards

T&G’s Lotatoes™ has fended off four other food innovators to be crowned overall winner of The Ministry for Primary Industries Primary Sector Products Award at the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards. The category promotes, recognises and showcases amazing...

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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...

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...