Zespri's global marketing success and careful control of plant variety rights has made it almost impossible for investors to access the gold kiwifruit sector.
Shares, fixed interest, cash, real assets. These are the normal investment categories considered by investors and investment advisers.
A robust start to the year across financial and commodity markets the USD excepted:
It has been a fairly busy first 2 weeks in global markets featuring robust equity and commodity market performances and significant USD weakness.
In a sense the latter is the more important factor for the NZ rural community with offsetting impacts.
A $13 million investment into orchards growing the niche export apple brand RockitTM, has been oversubscribed.