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.

Latest Hot Topics
  • Incorporation of Tomatoes New Zealand

    Posted: 18 June 2015

    The formation of Tomatoes New Zealand Incorporated is underway. At the 2014 AGM it was resolved to undertake this process so that...

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  • Irradiation Labelling

    Irradiation Labelling

    Posted: 5 August 2014

    Assisting importers and retailers with new irradiation labelling requirements On 31 July 2013, permission in the joint Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code...

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Latest News
  • Growers, join Tomatoes New Zealand Inc. now!

    Posted: 27 August 2015

    During the TomatoesNZ AGM in July, the incorporated society application paperwork was completed; the Rules and Constitution[dms_document_link,id=79] approved, and the first chair and...

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  • AGM and Conference 2015

    Posted: 7 July 2015

    The TomatoesNZ Board would like to invite you to attend the 2015 Conference and Annual General Meeting, on Tuesday 28th July at...

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