Large scale, vertically integrated Orchard


78 Gregs Lane, RD 1, Greytown

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Large scale, vertically integrated Orchard


JR's Orchard on the outskirts of Greytown stands as a vertically integrated apple producer with recognised brands exporting to strong markets through Europe, the United Kingdom, America and Asia. Comparable in climate to that of the Hawkes Bay and Nelson and on target in the current season to produce 260,000 cartons of apples and pears. 127.9442ha with 85ha undercover. In addition to covers protecting the crop the vendors have consistently removed risk from their business. A quality irrigation consent to artesian water guarantees ability to produce good yields each year. Infrastructure includes cool stores capable of holding the entire crop, a state of the art Compac Grading system and full packhouse facility. Smartfresh technology ensures apples reach the market in the best condition with a long shelf life. Dwellings include a quality private home plus a large accommodation village capable of housing 76 seasonal staff. A recognised seasonal employee agreement has resulted in a 13 year relationship with the Solomon Islands, ensuring skilled orchard workers. Strong relationships and a solid reputation have been built through the supply chain. Brands ECCO and Capital are established and represent a quality proven product. Being the largest producer of apples in the Wairarapa and the only exporter in the Greater Wellington region removes any bio-risk that would come with being in an intensive apple growing area. The opportunity that is JR's Orchard has huge potential for further expansion. The vertical supply chain is established and a template for further increasing production which has capability within the boundary for further orchard development. The surrounding region of Greytown is comparable and well suited to Apple production. Proven production, vertical integration, quality brands and strong export markets and relationships in the heart of the Wairarapa. Further information available at jrpapawaiorchard.co.nz (copy and paste link into your browser)

78 Gregs Lane, RD 1, Greytown

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