26 Jan 2024

Apples to return to supermarket shelves

From Morning Report, 6:17 am on 26 January 2024

Apple lovers everywhere, relax.

After a long wait, growers are now starting to pick the fruit, and it'll be appearing in supermarkets soon.

Popular varieties of apples have been largely absent from shops in recent weeks as growers feel the delayed effects of Cyclone Gabrielle.

But the fruit is set to bounce back.

New Zealand Apple and Pear chief executive Karen Morrish spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.