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Apricot exports

Apricot exports

Apricot exports to Europe and Australia aim to fill a five- to six-week gap in supply in March and April each year. New Zealand is well placed to do this because of its relatively late harvest season. These apricots are being packed for export at Summerfruit Orchards in Central Otago.

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Marie Dawkins, 'Stone fruit and the summerfruit industry - Exports and imports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 January 2020)

Story by Marie Dawkins, published 24 Nov 2008