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Organic Expo a Great Success

Organic Expo a Great Success

27 February 2018
 - Posted by Dave Freeman to General

A sunny day and light breezes met our prayers for good weather for Apata’s Organic Expo. And so it was that by 10:00am eleven...

Taste Organic Expo

Taste Organic Expo

6 February 2018

Everyone knows we love organic kiwifruit here at Apata. What's not to love? It's great for the environment and provides excellent...

Erin makes it a three-peat!

Erin makes it a three-peat!

15 February 2017

We were absolutely thrilled to announce that Erin Atkinson, our Mends Lane based Technical Advisor, took out the Bay of Plenty Young Fruit...

Chris takes the NZ Young Fruit Grower title

Chris takes the NZ Young Fruit Grower title

27 July 2016

As you are all aware Chris Clement won the Bay of Plenty Young Grower of year last month. Chris has now gone on to compete for the Young...

Apata shines at Bay of Plenty Young Fruitgrower of the Year - AGAIN!

Apata shines at Bay of Plenty Young Fruitgrower of the Year - AGAIN!

23 June 2016

It is with great pleasure that we would like to advise the outcome of yesterday's Bay of Plenty Young Fruitgrower event. It was won by...

Craig Ward wins New Zealand Young Fruit Grower of the Year

Craig Ward wins New Zealand Young Fruit Grower of the Year

20 August 2015

You may recall at the end of June an announcement that Craig Ward had won the BoP Young Fruitgrower of the Year award. Recently Craig...

Circus antics keep thin grip on sanity

Circus antics keep thin grip on sanity

16 July 2015

Stu’s Fruit with Stuart Weston. By the time you read this, packhouse staff will likely be curled up in a foetal position in...

2015 BAY OF PLENTY YOUNG FRUIT GROWERS COMPETITION

2015 BAY OF PLENTY YOUNG FRUIT GROWERS COMPETITION

25 June 2015

Yesterday Chris Clement (Line Manager, Mends Lane) and Craig Ward (Technical Manager, Apata GROW) competed in the 2015 Bay of Plenty Young...

Labelling issue all wrapped up

Labelling issue all wrapped up

18 June 2015

Kiwifruit and leaky buildings seem to have little in common but post-harvest company Apata Group has turned to the building industry for...

Kiwifruit's cultural melting pot

Kiwifruit's cultural melting pot

27 May 2015

"Deep in the heart of harvest, workers from around New Zealand and the wider Pacific rim descend on kiwifruit hot-spots to help send...

The secret diary of a packhouse manager

The secret diary of a packhouse manager

20 May 2015

Managing director Stuart Weston's column in this month's NZ Kiwifruit Journal. View the article as printed here. 2.37am –...

Post-harvest masochists and adrenaline junkies

Post-harvest masochists and adrenaline junkies

30 March 2015

For most growers, waving their fruit off at the gate is like sending the kids to school. You’ve toiled and sweated and stressed to...

Growers Propel Apata to Top Spot

Growers Propel Apata to Top Spot

4 February 2015

On the back of a bumper season, Apata Group Limited is claiming its customers are the secret to its success. Last year was one of the...

Apata / Aerocool Merger

Apata / Aerocool Merger

6 November 2013

Media Release Wed 06 Nov 2013. APATA AND AEROCOOL TO MERGE Special General Meetings were held yesterday for Apata and Aerocool...