KauriPak is a 100 per cent family owned and operated business based in Katikati, serving the wider Bay of Plenty and packing solely for Team Avocado Trust members, who supply New Zealand’s leading marketers Southern Produce and AVOCO.
A flow-plan for grower avocado harvests is a vital seasonal tool for KauriPak’s avocado team, Stuart Oates, David Webster and Jenny Gilliver.
“We operate a dedicated avocado only packhouse which allows us to provide a year-round service for our growers, including picking, bin delivery and pickup, packing, coolstorage, ripening and distribution,” says Linda Flegg of KauriPak.
A key attribute is KauriPak’s ability to provide a complete service package which caters for all your growing, packing and marketing needs.
“We fully subscribe to the Team Avocado philosophy: ‘Grower Powered – Market Driven’, and are dedicated to ensuring you get the best possible Orchard Gate Return.”
With more than 30 years’ industry experience the KauriPak team is well qualified to help
you with your crop.
“Our attention to detail, careful harvesting and handling, and efficient packing, will help maximise export pack-outs and deliver quality that allows our marketers to achieve the best returns. Flow planning is critical and we endeavour to ensure all growers get equal opportunities.”
In keeping with the growth of the New Zealand avocado industry, KauriPak is currently expanding and improving its facilities to increase capacity and futureproof it business to cater for growers’ needs.
“We are committed to our growers. Our mission is to maximise our growers’ returns through efficiency, attention to detail and quality professional, service, while maintaining standards set by the Team Avocado Trust, AVOCO and avocado industry,” says Linda.
“This season has shown that the smart choice is to be a supplier to AVOCO, so come and join us.”