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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...

Sale and Leaseback of 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings

Sale and Leaseback of 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings

T&G and PFI enter sale and leaseback of 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings T&G Global is selling and leasing back its Whakatu West site at 22 Whakatu Road, Hastings, in a move which will generate $79.545 million to support its growth strategy. The 9.56 hectare site is...

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Launching our new Beekist brand at Taste of Auckland

Launching our new Beekist brand at Taste of Auckland

November 5th – 8th marked the 4th annual Taste of Auckland, New Zealand's most celebrated foodie festival showcasing what's hot on the Auckland food scene.  More than 25,000 Aucklanders flocked to Western Springs over the 4 days to try signature dishes from some of...

All Good bananas and T&G Global join forces

All Good bananas and T&G Global join forces

All Good Fairtrade and organic bananas will be available in more stores around New Zealand in an exclusive sales and distribution partnership with T&G (formerly Turners & Growers). T&G’s extensive distribution will allow more Kiwis to be able to buy All...

T&G Scholarship Recipients Shine At Massey Agriculture Awards Dinner

T&G Scholarship Recipients Shine At Massey Agriculture Awards Dinner

The night was bright for two previous T&G scholarship winners at the annual Massey University Agriculture Awards dinner recently. Luke Posthuma and Leander Archer both received multiple awards, beating out other students in the Agricultural field. Luke Posthuma,...

New Zealand Ambassador to France visits orchards growing JAZZ Apples

New Zealand Ambassador to France visits orchards growing JAZZ Apples

Current rivalries between France and New Zealand on the rugby field has not stopped both countries enjoying the mutual benefits of the much sought after Jazz Apple. The New Zealand Ambassador to France, Dr James Kember, recently made a trip to Saint-Aubin-le-Dépeint...

Nikolai Macnee Wins $150,000 Baywa Reseach Scholarship

Nikolai Macnee Wins $150,000 Baywa Reseach Scholarship

Nikolai Macnee, an Auckland University Student, has been awarded a NZD $150,000 scholarship from agricultural giant BayWa AG to complete a four year research-based PhD in the field of horticulture. The scholarship is the first of its kind for BayWa outside of Germany...

A New Look for the Turners & Growers Brand

A New Look for the Turners & Growers Brand

Turners & Growers, the global grower, distributor and exporter of fresh produce, has today launched a refreshed corporate brand that signals a positive change and reflects the new direction of the company. With 117 years of history, the company took careful...

Fresh Partnership With Turners & Growers For Garden To Table

Fresh Partnership With Turners & Growers For Garden To Table

Turners & Growers has partnered with the Garden to Table Trust to support primary schools throughout New Zealand with purpose-built gardens, volunteers and equipment. The Garden to Table Trust operates a curriculum integrated programme where children aged between...

Turners & Growers Announces The Acquisition Of Apollo Apples Ltd

Turners & Growers Announces The Acquisition Of Apollo Apples Ltd

Turners & Growers Limited announced today the proposed acquisition of Hawkes Bay-based Apollo Apples for an initial payment of NZ$36.05million. The acquisition of Apollo, which grows, packs and exports approximately 1.4m cartons of apples every year and owns or...

Turners & Growers announces new growth strategy

Turners & Growers announces new growth strategy

Turners & Growers has announced a new blueprint to generate further growth for the company and drive improvements for growers, customers and consumers.  The company, New Zealand’s leading distributor and marketer of fresh produce, has launched a new corporate...

ENZA Big Crunch

ENZA Big Crunch

The ENZA Big Crunch, to be held on 10 May, will see around 20,000 school children biting into a Jazz apple and, hopefully, entering the pages of the Guinness Book of World Records by successfully beating the record for the most people eating an apple at the same time....

2012 Annual General Meeting

2012 Annual General Meeting

The 91st Annual Meeting of Turners & Growers Limited was held at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre on Thursday 28th June  at 2:00pm. The speaking notes from the Turners & Growers CEO, Chairman and Director are available for download  here - Klaus Lutz...

2012 NZ Jazz Season Kicks Off With A Bang

2012 NZ Jazz Season Kicks Off With A Bang

Tuesday 17th of April marked the official opening of the New Zealand Jazz™ Apple season, and so far its shaping up to be the biggest and best yet!  To kick the season off with a bang, more than 2000 Jazz™ Apples were handed out to commuters at Britomart...

Takeover by BayWa has significant benefits

Takeover by BayWa has significant benefits

Turners & Growers Managing Director, Jeff Wesley says the takeover by BayWa Aktiengesellschaft will have significant benefits for New Zealand's fresh produce industries. Mr Wesley, who has announced his retirement from the company after 7 years, says the German...

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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...

T&G Global and Montague Strengthen Ties

T&G Global and Montague Strengthen Ties

T&G Global has strengthened its relationship with long-term partner, Montague, based in Victoria, Australia. Montague is Australia’s leading producer and distributor of stone fruit. The two companies have enjoyed a positive commercial relationship for 15 years...