Grower Profile: Baylee, Lance & Ruby

Grower Profile: Baylee, Lance & Ruby

Paengaroa locals, Baylee Carmine & Lance Johnson, own 110 Hass Avocado trees on their main orchard and 1ha of Green Kiwifruit just up the road on the outskirts of the Paengaroa township. After buying the 1ha property in 2016, the couple got to work planting...
Grower Profile: Eddie & Carol Biesiek

Grower Profile: Eddie & Carol Biesiek

Katikati locals, Eddie and Carol have a gorgeous property on the border of the Uretara esturary. Purchased as a retirement plan in 2000, the couple has since grown the orchard to now include avo trees ranging from 30yrs, 20yrs, 3yrs and newly planted. “We enjoy...
Grower Profile: Mita & Willena

Grower Profile: Mita & Willena

“Our family home and orchards reside on Manoeka Road Te Puke. We recently planted 539 avo trees on a lease block and 182 trees in 2018 on our own block. Both orchards are high density planting with both Zutano and Dusa rootstocks. “The best part about this business is...