New Zealand Buttercup Squash Council

The New Zealand Buttercup Squash Council represents 25 growers, 7 pack houses and 10 exporters. The major growing area is Hawkes Bay followed by Gisborne with a small quantity grown in South Auckland. The crop in excess of 80,000 tonnes is exported to Asian markets – Japan as the largest market followed by Korea, China and Hong Kong.

A Lighter Touch will allow NZ Buttercup Squash Council to improve productivity and to maintain high quality standards demanded by its current and future global markets.

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