Recent News & Press Releases

South African gold kiwifruit achieves high yields with good size and quality

January 26, 2024

"I feel this is one of the most exciting opportunities in agriculture in the world right now”

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SNZI's Website Now Available in Spanish and Chinese

December 12, 2023

Our website is now multilingual! We'll be updating it regularly in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

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Kiwifruit harvest threatened by Bay of Plenty flooding

February 13, 2023

Kiwifruit vines in the Bay of Plenty took a direct hit last week and the total cost won't be

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USDA modifies marketing order regulations for California-grown kiwifruit

February 10, 2023

The U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Jan. 30 a modification

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Kiwifruit is becoming Greece’s unlikely export star

January 31, 2023

Remarkably, Greece has become the world’s third-largest exporter of Kiwi

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The BEST since HORT 16A?

January 24, 2023

“ An extraordinary crop the best since HORT 16A….”

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Plant Variety Rights Sale Update

January 16, 2023

In June last year we were encouraged to commence

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SNZI Kiwifruit Varieties in the USA

January 10, 2023

H14 This sought-after new variety has gained a Plant Variety Right in the USA and

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California kiwifruit market off to red hot start

January 6, 2023

California kiwifruit season-opening prices have been excellent for the conventional Hayward variety sold in the domestic market. The season to date average FOB for a nine-kilo (19.8-pound) volume filltray was $25.37.

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SNZI Offers its Kiwifruit Variety Rights for Sale

May 31, 2022

We are offering the worldwide rights of our Kiwifruit Plant Varieties (“PVs”) to a suitably qualified purchaser. The sale includes 36 No-GMO kiwifruit varieties which were uniquely developed to span a wide range of growing seasons.

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Gold kiwifruit surplus in Europe slows southern hemisphere exports

May 11, 2022

Zespri has been putting increasing pressure on the markets in order to market its yellow kiwifruit supply, delaying the sale of its green kiwifruit.

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Kiwifruit licences see a dramatic price increase in New Zealand

May 6, 2022

Zespri increases license costs dramatically, and reduces its number of licensed hectares by half.

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High stakes in big kiwifruit smuggling case

November 21, 2018

One of our biggest exporters, Zespri, wants payback for someone smuggling New Zealand-invented kiwifruit plants to one of the world's biggest markets, China, and allowing them to be produced commercially.

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Gold kiwi volumes from South Africa grow with new harvest

June 2, 2018

South Africa's kiwifruit gamble appears to have paid off.

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Re: Skelton Kiwifruit Marketing Licenses

December 1, 2017

Sino-NZ Innovation Limited (SNZI) is the new owner (effective from 01/01/2018) of a large portfolio of Plant Variety Rights previously held by Don Skelton and Kiwifruit NZ Ltd.

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