Welcome to TomatoesNZ

Tomatoes are New Zealand's number one selling vegetable. New Zealanders bought $99 million worth of tomatoes in 2010.

TomatoesNZ represents the interests of all commercial fresh tomato growers throughout New Zealand.

Tomatoes are New Zealand's number one selling vegetable. The latest Household Economic Survey figures show New Zealanders bought $99 million worth of tomatoes in 2010.

There are about 150 growers who produce standard and specialty fresh tomatoes that have a farm gate value of $110 million per annum, including $10 million of exports in 2012. The principle export market is Australia and product is also exported to many Pacific Rim and Pacific island countries.

This website, for tomato growers and for people interested in the tomato industry, is funded from the commodity levy paid by New Zealand's commercial fresh tomato growers. Some sections of this website are password protected and only available to active grower members who are paying the Fresh Tomato commodity levy. In order to view these pages you need to login.

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    Posted: 5 August 2014

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    Posted: 7 May 2014

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    Posted: 14 October 2014

    Once again the importation of Irradiated Australian tomatoes has instigated much discussion around the requirements for labelling.  A recent complaint forwarded to...

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  • Organophosphate and Carbamate Review

    Organophosphate and Carbamate Review

    Posted: 21 August 2014

    Bee non-contact periods Recently the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) notified us of a proposal to implement non-contact periods for certain organophosphate and carbamate...

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