Recent News & Press Releases

SNZI Offers it 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 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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