Gisborne squash exports for Japan, South Korea and China

First of our export squash hit the packing house

First of our export squash hit the packing house

EXPORT SQUASH: Jeremia Robinson (left) and Ricky Williams pack the crop at the company’s Lytton Road packhouse. Pictures by Paul Rickard
Some of the locally grown squash headed to Asia. Picture by Paul Rickard

LEADERBRAND got the first of its export squash crop away this week and chief executive Richard Burke said the season will be a good one.

“The crop is looking really nice. It has been a different sort of season to date but our farming team have done a really good job given the conditions. We are looking forward to a prosperous season.”

The first squash were trucked to Tauranga for export on Wednesday, bound for Japan, South Korea and China.
The season continues through into April.

LEADERBRAND got the first of its export squash crop away this week and chief executive Richard Burke said the season will be a good one.

“The crop is looking really nice. It has been a different sort of season to date but our farming team have done a really good job given the conditions. We are looking forward to a prosperous season.”

The first squash were trucked to Tauranga for export on Wednesday, bound for Japan, South Korea and China.
The season continues through into April.

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