Zespri is a proudly grower-owned and established organisation. We carry the innovative and cooperative spirit of our industry’s pioneer growers and an unrelenting focus on delivering delicious, healthy, top-quality kiwifruit to our consumers every time. Zespri Kiwifruit is known for being the best in the world – and it’s one of the healthiest fruits in the world. Everyone involved in our supply chain, from orchard to plate, has a single-minded focus on premium quality and premium value.
And it’s big business. Zespri Kiwifruit is New Zealand’s largest horticultural export, with NZ$1.9 billion of sales revenue in 2015/16 from the 53 countries where we sell our premium-quality fruit.
There are a wide variety of jobs and careers within the kiwifruit industry, ranging from on-orchard, post-harvest, business skills, research and innovation, right through to working on shipping vessels.Here are just a few examples from kiwifruit industry representatives.