Kiwifruit is New Zealand’s largest single horticultural export by volume and value. Zespri, 100% NZ owned, market the produce internationally on behalf of the majority of the New Zealand kiwi fruit industry. The largest buyer is Europe with 38% market share, followed by Japan at 18% and then China at 16%.


Kirimini kiwifruit
  • 2700

    kiwifruit growers in NZ

  • 30%

    Global volume managed by Zespri

  • NZD 1 bn

    The value of Zespri's exports in 2012

  • 81%

    of NZ production in Bay of Plenty

We are working in conjunction with a local specialist kiwi fruit grower, manager and packer, Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool with whom we have a JV. Trevelyan’s are a well-established family-owned kiwi fruit specialist, last year handling nine million trays of green, gold and green organic kiwifruit, valued at approximately NZD80m, around 8% of the industry in NZ. Trevelyan’s has a kiwifruit supply contract with Zespri.