Experienced manager joins the team

Just Avocados and Avoworks have appointed John Emett to the position of orchard management and grower services.

John has been involved in the horticulture industry for most of his working life and is well-known to the Bay of Plenty avocado industry through his role as avocado manager at DMS for the last 12 years.

John Emett is newly appointed to Just Avocado and Avoworks’ orchard management and grower services role.

“John has extensive knowledge of the horticulture industry, and specifically working with avocado growers on compliance requirements for export, orchard management, and logistics,” says Just Avocados general manager grower services and operations Jarrod Redwood.

John’s core responsibilities at Just Avocados are to work with growers to help them achieve their orchard goals and with a heavy focus on mid and Far North. He will also work closely with orchard productivity manager, Erica Faber, to provide technical support to these growers.

“I am passionate about delivering exceptional customer service, and transferring information to growers to help them maximise the potential on their orchards.

“I enjoy the challenge that growing avocados brings, and the fact that globally it is on the rise across most countries makes it an exciting crop to be involved with,” says John.

Within Avoworks, John will extend the current orchard management portfolio and provide management and orchard leasing expertise. He has successfully managed a number of orchards including one of the country’s largest on Motuhoa Island.

“The promise of working with a great team of people at Just Avocados and Avoworks, who are equally as excited about avocados as I am, is something I am looking forward to,” says John.


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