US market offers huge potential for New Zealand wines

US market offers huge potential for New Zealand wines

New Zealand wine exports to the United States are growing faster than to our traditional international markets of Australia and the UK, and that pace is being matched by increasing recognition at the top competitions. In the five years from 2010-2015, exports of Kiwi wines increased three times faster than the UK and Australia. For […]

Horticultural production tops $7 billion

Horticultural production tops $7 billion

Horticultural production has topped $7 billion for the first time, with good growth in nearly all the main industries, including wine, apples, potatoes, and onions. The latest edition of the industry publication Fresh Facts shows in the year to June 30 2014 the horticultural industry was calculated to reach $7.16 billion in production, up from $6.7 […]

Chinese demand drives NZ lamb wool price rises to 6-week high

Chinese demand drives NZ lamb wool price rises to 6-week high

New Zealand lamb wool prices rose to a six week high on increased demand from China for the apparel fibre. Lamb wool rose 4.8 percent to $6.60 per kilogram at yesterday’s South Island auction compared with last week’s North Island auction, its highest level since it touched a four year high of $6.65/kg on March 12, according to AgriHQ. […]