Picking and Packing

  • Whether you want to manage harvest and transport logistics yourself or would prefer to have us take care of it, our dedicated harvest management team will work closely with you to ensure your fruit is harvested at the optimum time.
  • Our state of the art packhouses use a combination of experienced operators and the latest technology to make the most of your crop.

Key Contacts

David

David Eglinton

027 702 5710
david.eglinton@apata.co.nz

Jon Merrick

John Merrick

027 558 6241
john.merrick@apata.co.nz

Picking and Packing

Gold varieties are inherently difficult to manage and have subtle and complex requirements at harvest. We understand these variables.

  • Whether you want to manage harvest and transport logistics yourself or would prefer to have us take care of it, our dedicated harvest management team will work closely with you ensure your fruit is harvested at the optimum time.
  •  Our expert technical teams and in-house laboratory will work with you to monitor and manage the complex suite of maturity indices (flesh colour development, sugar levels, and dry matter).
  • Our industry leading packhouses use a combination of experienced operators, the latest technology and soft handling equipment to get the most out of your crop.

Key Contacts

David

David Eglinton

027 702 5710
david.eglinton@apata.co.nz

John Merrick

John Merrick

027 558 6241

john.merrick@apata.co.nz

Ollie

Oliver Hoare - Grower Services Representative

027 613 1349
oliver.hoare@apata.co.nz

Picking and Packing

  • Whether you want to manage harvest and transport logistics yourself, or would prefer to have us take care of it, our dedicated harvest management team will work closely with you ensure your Organic fruit is harvested at the optimum time.
  • Our certified, dedicated Organic packhouse uses a combination of the latest technology and experienced operators to make the most of your crop.

Key Contacts

Jon Merrick

Jon Merrick

027 558 6241
jon.merrick@apata.co.nz

Picking and Packing

  • Whether you want to manage harvest and transport logistics yourself, or would prefer to have us take care of it, our dedicated harvest management team will work closely with you ensure your fruit is harvested at the optimum time.
  • Our fruit washing and phytosanitary regimes are second to none and, when coupled with our hi-tech grading and packing equipment, give us the capability to run the most comprehensive harvest and packing programme in the industry. This is a significant factor in managing the optimal flow of fruit and quality through to our important domestic and international retail markets.

Key Contacts

Niko

Niko Tahau

027 226 5489
niko.tahau@apata.co.nz

Peter

Pete Sneddon

027 205 7496
peter.sneddon@apata.co.nz

Kevin Ravenhill

Kevin Ravenhill

027 483 5699
kevin.ravenhill@apata.co.nz