19 Jun 2010

Excellent kiwifruit harvest reported in Bay of Plenty

7:47 am on 19 June 2010

Bay of Plenty has had an excellent kiwifruit harvest this year.

Quantity is up and the high dry matter is delivering a top taste.

Country Life reports pruning is underway and growers are getting ready for planting new varieties.

Pruning of kiwifruit trees is underway in the Nelson/Motueka region.

Elsewhere: stone and pip fruit pruning is underway in Hawke's Bay.

And avocado growers in Bay of Plenty are gearing up for harvesting in July.