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Seeka settles insurance claim, updates earnings guidance
11 November 2016

11 November   Seeka settles insurance claim, updates earnings guidance   Seeka limited [NZX:SEK] advises that it has reached agreement with insurers for the settlement of its insurance claim for losses associated with the mitigation efforts after the fire at its Oakside facility in 2015.   Under the...

Seeka announces rebranding
21 October 2016

Media Release Seeka launches a rebrand to reflect its growth into a diversified produce company Te Puke, October 21 - New Zealand and Australia’s largest kiwifruit grower today announced a major name change and rebrand to reflect its evolution into a leading premium produce company. Te Puke-headquartered Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited...

Seeka announces rebranding
Seeka announces the purchase of the Kiwi Crush and Kiwi Crushies
31 August 2016

MEDIA RELEASE Seeka announces the purchase of the Kiwi Crush™ and Kiwi Crushies™ product ranges from Vital Food Processors Ltd. Te Puke, 31 August - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries (NZX-SEK), New Zealand’s and Australia’s largest kiwifruit grower, today announced the purchase of the Kiwi Crush and Kiwi Crushies product ranges...

Media Release - Seeka reports 7.1 million net profit for June half year, up 92 per cent
26 August 2016

26 August 2016 MEDIA RELEASE  Seeka reports $7.1 million net profit for June half year, up 92 per cent TE PUKE, 26 August - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries (NZX-SEK) today announced unaudited results for the six months ended June 30, 2016. Net profit after tax (NPAT) of $7.1m for the six months to June 30, 2016 was up 92 per cent on the $3.7...

Seeka handles record volumes
22 June 2016

22 June 2016 Seeka handles record volumes Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited [Seeka NZX:SEK] advises that it has completed kiwifruit packing operations in Australia and New Zealand for the 2016 season. The Company has handled record volumes in the packing season, with more than 30M trays handled in New Zealand for the first time. Seeka now heads...

Seeka's avocado policy pays off for its growers
26 May 2016

Seeka’s avocado policy pays off for its growers with improved returns Te Puke, 26 May, 2016 -- Seeka Kiwifruit Industries’ commitment to its avocado growers has paid off with average export returns of $26.86 per export tray for the 2015-16 season, well up on last season’s $16.64 per export tray. “Our growers have done a...

Seeka leads the way in developing a non-invasive UV testing technology
22 April 2016

Seeka leads the way in developing a non-invasive UV testing technology 22 April 2016 Te Puke, April 22 - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries, working in conjunction with Zespri, has led the way in developing a non-invasive UV testing technology to check trays of export kiwifruit potentially affected by lubricant oil contamination. Seeka is one of a...

Ministry of Primary Industries Submissions
14 March 2016

The Ministry of Primary Industries is calling for submissions to proposed amendments to the Kiwifruit Regulations 1999. In doing so it has commissioned an independent review of Kiwifruit New Zealand, the proposed changes are contained in two documents that you can download here; Scrimgeour Locke Kiwifruit Report 11 Nov 15 Final Proposed...

Seeka acquires a new head office site on land currently occupied by Kiwi360
18 December 2015

NZX Release   Seeka acquires a new head office site on land currently occupied by Kiwi360   Te Puke, December 18 - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd [NZX:SEK] has announced a series of property transactions.   These include the acquisition of land currently leased by Te Puke kiwifruit tour operator Kiwi360,...

Media Release - Seeka submits insurance claim for Oakside fire fruit damage
22 October 2015

Media Release Seeka submits insurance claim for Oakside fire fruit damage Tauranga, October 21 - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries (NZX-SEK) has submitted a multi-million dollar insurance claim for fruit losses attributable to the fire that severely damaged its Oakside packing facility in Te Puke in March. Seeka had already lodged claims in June to...

Seeka Announces Result for the Six Months to 30 June 2015
19 August 2015

18 August 2015 Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Six Months to 30 June 2015 [Unaudited]   Directors and management are pleased to present Seeka’s financial results for the six months to 30 June 2015. It was a challenging six months for the Company with a fire significantly damaging Seeka’s...

Seeka to acquire Australian produce business Bunbartha Fruit Packers Listed produce company.
5 August 2015

Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited [NZX:SEK] NZX/Media Release Date: 5 August 2015 Seeka to acquire Australian produce business Bunbartha Fruit Packers Listed produce company. Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited (“Seeka”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the kiwifruit and orcharding business and assets...

Seeka reports record crop volumes handled for 2014-15 harvest
18 June 2015

Seeka reports record crop volumes handled for 2014-15 harvest Seeka Kiwifruit Industries has packed a record number of trays in the just-completed 2015 kiwifruit harvest, handling more than 26.3 million class 1 export trays, compared to 20.0 million class 1 trays in 2014.  The total volume of all classes of kiwifruit is expected to exceed...

Seeka Sponsors TEDx Tauranga
18 June 2015

Seeka is a proud sponsor of TEDx Tauranga. TEDx is a program of local, self organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Ultimately, TEDx is the opportunity for local speakers and audience to come together to find ideas worth spreading. TEDxTauranga 2015 When? Saturday 25 July 2015, 10:00 am...

Seeka's top avocado returns
16 June 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Seeka’s commitment to innovation drives top avocado returns Tauranga, June 16 - Seeka will harvest all of next season’s crop for its avocado growers using the new efficient blue plastic bins it has been introducing as part of its commitment to innovation, says Chief Executive Michael Franks. Seeka currently has 6,000...

Seeka's top avocado returns
Orchard management saved hail-damaged kiwifruit crop
17 May 2015

Media Release Orchard management saved hail-damaged kiwifruit crop. TAURANGA, May  - A Tauranga kiwifruit orchard devastated by hail late last year saved almost all of its export crop as a result of the decision to allow the orchard to regenerate rather than cut and remove the damaged vines. “I’m still in a state of shock as...

Orchard management saved hail-damaged kiwifruit crop
Top Returns for Avocado Growers
3 May 2015

SEEKA MEDIA RELEASE Seeka reports second consecutive year of top returns for avocado growers Tauranga, May 5 - Seeka Kiwfruit Industries has reported its second consecutive year of well above industry average Orchard Gate Returns (OGR) for its avocado growers. To date, returns for the 2014-15 season have Seeka’s avocado growers being...

The Produce People Newsletter - April 2015
17 April 2015

MICHAEL’S UPDATE   The Kiwistart component of the 2015 season is drawing to a close. Seeka had an excellent start and processed its highest volumes over this period for the last five years.The season is structured so that the first part of the season is “first-past the-post” and effectively any fruit that is...

Stop Press - Seeka Lowers Price!
11 March 2015

Stop Press - Seeka Lowers Price! Seeka Growers today endorsed changes to the charges that Seeka will charge its supplying growers for the 2015 season. These changes responsibly ensure that growers are not double charged for the services provided to you. The changes arise as the Industry adjusts its pack differential mechanism – the payments...

The Produce People Newsletter - March 2015
10 March 2015

MICHAELS UPDATE   Welcome to Seeka’s 2015 staff letter. This is a new initiative to improve the communication flows about the things that are happening in your company. The quarterly updates and emails out into the company when there is a special event or interest item will continue as normal. The recovery from the Oakside...

Seeka advises of post-harvest fire
5 March 2015

Media release Seeka advises of post-harvest fire TAURANGA, 5 March, 2015 — Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd (NZX-SEK) advises that a significant fire occurred at its Oakside Post-Harvest site overnight. No people were injured in the fire that is understood to have taken hold around midnight on the evening of 4 March. The cause of the fire is...

Seeka advises of post-harvest fire
Seeka announces improved 12 month financial results and dividend
2 March 2015

Seeka announces improved 12 month financial results and dividend TAURANGA, 2 March, 2015 — Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd (NZX-SEK) has announced its audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014, with net profit after tax totalling $3.17 million, up 38 per cent on the previous year’s $2.3 million.   The net...

Seeka announces record returns for Class 2 kiwifruit into Australia
15 December 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Seeka announces record returns for Class 2 kiwifruit into Australia TAURANGA, 15 December — Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd (NZX:SEK) has delivered record returns to growers from its SeekaFresh programmes, primarily into Australia, the company said today. In its latest grower forecast, Seeka said that Class 2 returns per...

Seeka Staff Training
10 December 2014
Pricing Media Release
1 December 2014

MEDIA RELEASE Seeka announces competitive base pricing for packing 2015 kiwifruit harvest  TAURANGA, [28 November] — Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd (NZX:SEK) has laid down the gauntlet to other post-harvest operators with the release to growers of a highly competitive base pricing structure for the 2015 season. The new rates include...

Hail Media Release
10 November 2014

SEEKA MEDIA RELEASE Seeka works to help growers hit by Tauranga hail storms  TAURANGA, 10 November  — Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Ltd (NZX:SEK) is working to help a group of its growers who have suffered significant damage across both kiwifruit and avocado blocks as a result of two hail storms that hit Tauranga last week. Chief...

Half Year Report 2014 Announcement
22 August 2014

Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Six Months to 30 June 2014 [Unaudited]   The directors and management are pleased to present Seeka’s financial results for the six months to 30 June 2014. Profit before tax this half year is ahead of the previous corresponding period (pcp) by $1.6m reflecting greater post harvest...

Seeka secures new Avocado variety
13 August 2014

Seeka secures exciting new Avocado variety Seeka has announced that it has successfully negotiated and signed an exclusive New Zealand license with Westfalia Fruit Estates Pty Ltd, to grow and market the new ‘3-29-5’ variety of avocado, marketed under the trademark Gem™. The Gem™ avocado was bred by researchers at...

Seeka secures new Avocado variety
Glassfields purchase
8 April 2014

Seeka announces Glassfields purchase   Seeka Kiwifruit Industries Limited advises that it has agreed to purchase Glassfields (NZ) Limited. Glassfields, with operations based in Auckland and opening in Christchurch, provides ripening and delivery services to key retail customers as well as wholesale market services to...

Annual Report to 31 Dec 2013
27 February 2014

The directors and management are pleased to present Seeka's financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013. The results are better than NZX guidance given to shareholders at their 22 October 2013 meeting, specifically:  - Profit before tax, impairments and revaluations totalled $3.33m (guidance range $1.7m to $2.2m);  -...

Annual Report to 31 Dec 2013
New Bins for 2014
1 February 2014

The first Seeka kiwiberry harvest will also see the launch of the new Seeka Composite modular bin.  The New Zealand company TCI NZ and Seeka have worked together over the last few years to develop a durable and robust bin that can be used for kiwiberry, kiwifruit and avocados. A process of intense review and...

New Bins for 2014

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