NZ Apple Industry On Track To Become A Billion-dollar Export Business

NZ Apple Industry On Track To Billion-dollar Export

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


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[05 August, Scoop Business]

New Zealand Apples and Pears Inc (NZAPI), the representative industry body for the apple, pear and nashi industry reported the highest ever total export returns of $870m for the year ending March 2020 (pre-Covid), which is a $500m increase form the past 8 years largely driven by value rather than volume. NZAPI chief executive Alan Pollard says the industry is well placed to reach its $1b target by 2022 and $2b by 2030, and the focus for next year will be the rebuild and recovery post-Covid.

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