Welcome to Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited
Seeka’s goal is to deliver the best service and returns to our supplying growers while maximising returns and value to our shareholders.
As New Zealand’s largest kiwifruit grower, with more than 1000 hectares under production, Seeka is keenly focused on maximising orchard returns.
Operating more than 20% of the industry’s total packing and coolstorage capacity, we have the personnel, systems, and facilities to best manage the logistics chain for supplying orchardists and international clients.
Seeka's financial results for the year ended 31 December 2012 are ahead of guidance given to stakeholders at their September meeting. Specifically:
- Profit before tax, impairment, revaluations and restructuring totalled $8.9m (guidance range $5.7m to $6.4m);
- Cashflow from operations totalled $12.6m (guidance range $9.8m to $10.5m);
- Total bank debt totalled $17.8m (guidance range $20.8m to $21.5m).
Seeka achieved earnings of $0.41 per share for the year and a net tangible asset backing of $3.89 per share at 31 December 2012.
Seeka is an industry leader with unrivalled experience when it comes to growing, harvesting and packaging and cool storing kiwifruit. Our knowledge of the industry, combined with our technical expertise, latest technology and exceptional customer relationships make us a smart choice when it comes to choosing your partner for high performance.
Our goal is to provide our growers and partners with peace of mind and the best returns in challenging times. We strive to achieve this in all parts of our business and throughout the chain of production. Our Customer Relationship Managers supported by our technical team and wider Seeka staff provide the most up to date, advise on industry developments and stay in regular contact to support you throughout the season.
When it comes to ensuring a successful season, we offer our customers competitive post harvest pricing on the latest technology with no hidden costs so you always know what to expect and don't get any unwanted surprises. Our AIMS inventory management system ensures lower fruit loss and higher payments to maximise your returns.
Seeka - your high performance team. Contact us on 0800 PACKING to find out how together, we can ensure that you get the very best grower value, bar none. Please click on find out more to view our 2013 packing contract.
Seeka has implemented a strategy to weather the company through the uncertainty facing the industry associated with the widespread of the kiwifruit disease Psa. Operating revenue for the 6 months totalled $79.5m, down by 18.9% from the previous corrosponding period. Careful cash management has enabled Seeka to reduce total interest-bearing debt by more than 9 million on the same period last year. Overall harvest volumes handled was 21.3m, compared to 24.7m in the previous corrosponding period.
An independent report by Sapere into the kiwifruit vine disease Psa has identified "shortcomings" in New Zealands's biosecurity system. Read the full Sapere report here
Seeka Kiwifruit Industries is in the market for increased volumes of export-quality avocado after successfully opening new markets on the back of its SeekaFresh kiwifruit marketing relationships in Asia.
Currently looking to appoint a Senior Orchard Supervisor
Currently Seeka are looking to employ an Orchard Manager. You will need to optimise production of the orchard/s within the constraints of the resources available, while operating and maintaining the assets in a professional manner comparable with best industry practice.
Seeka Kiwifruit Industries provides market updates on the development of the outbreak of the disease Pseudomona Syringae Actinidiae (PSA V).