Thanks largely to the sterling job done by single desk seller, Zespri, in marketing our fruit overseas, kiwifruit is one of our great export success stories. Through ongoing investment in new varieties and a licensing system that controls supply, New Zealand’s export hero now accounts for one third of the world’s kiwifruit trade and is on target to double its sales to $4.5 billion by 2025.
With global consumption of craft beer at record levels, New Zealand hops have become highly sought after by international brewers for the unique flavours they impart in beer.
MyFarm vineyard investments are concentrated on Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, which makes up 85% of our wine exports. We provide investors with select opportunities to own a stake in New Zealand’s wine industry through a lease or development investment model.
Note: A MyFarm vineyard investment is entirely an investment in land, vines and infrastructure – not in a wine company.
During the last 10 years, overseas demand for New Zealand Manuka honey has driven a 19% p.a. increase in annual honey exports to more than $350 million.
Avocados are one of New Zealand’s fastest growing primary exports with earnings up 11% p.a. during the past 10 years. While global consumption keeps growing, production is not keeping up.
Every January around 3.8 million kilos of fresh New Zealand cherries are airfreighted to China and Greater Asia for Chinese New Year. Prized for their freshness and quality, these cherries command a price premium.
The dairy industry is New Zealand’s biggest export earner, making up 23% of our merchandise exports.
MyFarm Sheep and Beef is a joint venture between MyFarm Limited and the Marshall and Duncan farming families from the Rangitikei district.
Apples are New Zealand’s third largest horticultural export behind kiwifruit and wine. The industry is long established and vertically integrated into export markets and total export earnings have doubled in the past six years to $762 million in September 2018. Apple varieties that use innovative orchard design and best management practices present an exciting and high-yielding investment opportunity.