Exports Ltd' is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Matipou group.
Exports Ltd is the trading company specialising in the export of New
Zealand Apples and Pears worldwide.
Exports was incorporated in 2002 to market apples and pears for the
parent company Matipou together with fruit supplied from our packhouse
and other growers/packers.
Matipou group, is a fourth generation family owned and operated fruit
growing / packing company based in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. 'Matipou
Exports Ltd' was formed after the deregulation of the New Zealand
apple and pear industry in October 2001. The Matipou Group identified
opportunities enabling the marketing of our products directly offshore.
Since this development point the business has now fully integrated
orchard to consumer focus for the fresh produce.
Matipou group grows significant quantity of the fruit marketed and
exported by 'Matipou Exports Ltd'. Additional volume is grown from
its dedicated 'grower base' situated all around the Hawke's Bay district
and processed through the Matipou Packhouse. Fruit can also be sourced
if required by customers.
The Matipou group of dedicated growers are highly focused on growing
top quality fruit for specific world markets. Our group of professional
growers are some of the best in the industry, this enables us to maintain
our high quality standards. Due to a stringent quality assurance programme
the "Matipou" brand is gaining recognition as one of the
best quality apple brands exported from New Zealand.
Exports Limited markets the following varieties of apples and pears:
o Premium Gala
o NZ Rose
o NZ Queen
o Pink Lady
o Granny Smith
o Commice Pears
Exports Ltd supplies export fruit from New Zealand for approximately
eight months of the year. We have our own controlled atmosphere (C.A)
coolstore enabling us to extend our selling season. We distribute
to the New Zealand domestic market 12 months of the year.
Matipou Group is Eurepgap and Vegefed quality assurance accredited.