Fruitnet.com Thailand has become the latest Asian country to approve imports of Peruvian Hass avocados. According to Peru’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Minagri), the phytosanitary protocol came into force on 11 May. Peruvian avocados are already shipped to ...

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Jen Scoular  We presented the 2019 NZ Avocado business plan to the Board in March, looking ahead to our 2023 Primary Growth Partnership goals, and out further to 2040. A key theme across all primary industries at the moment is how we make ...

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Jen Scoular  I tried to imagine how two young Thai women, winners of a competition to visit New Zealand, would feel as they arrived at an avocado orchard in the Bay of Plenty for the first time. We developed the “...

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stuff.co.nz Far North dairy farmers Georgina Tui and Mate Covich are selling their land to avocado orchard developers. Their herd has been sold and they are waiting for water consent approvals for the deal to be finalised. Three ...

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Biosecurity New Zealand alongside industry partners are currently responding to detection’s of single male fruit flies in Auckland. UPDATE Latest situation Another adult male Queensland fruit fly “QFF” has been found in a surveillance trap on Friday 31 May within ...

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The Granulate ambrosia beetle (Xylosandrus crassiusculus) has been found in Auckland through the High Risk Site Surveillance programme. Surveys of potential host trees in the Auckland area continues as well as an intensive trapping grid of ethanol lures and UV ...

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Friday 15 February 2019 Biosecurity New Zealand is investigating a find of a single male Queensland Fruit Fly in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport. The fly was collected from a fruit fly trap and formally identified on the ...

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Jen Scoular We are very excited to be bidding again to host a World Avocado Congress in New Zealand. These global conferences are held every four years, and New Zealand has not yet had the opportunity to host it. We ...

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Tauranga, New Zealand – Thursday 7 February 2019 New Zealand Avocado will present a bid to host the 2023 World Avocado Congress (WAC) event in New Zealand when they attend the forthcoming WAC in Colombia this September. Held every four years in different countries, ...

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