Exporting premium, fresh produce to the world in partnership with nature.
Bostock North America is representing Bostock New Zealand in the North American Market. Bostock New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s leading growers and the largest organic apple producer with a proud history of sustainable growing practices.
The company is vertically integrated, 100% owned by John Bostock. We are based in Hawke’s Bay, one of the cleanest and purest growing environments in the world.
Bostock New Zealand has been growing healthy, premium produce for export to the world for more than 30 years, growing and marketing high-quality squash, onions, grain, grapes and organic apples. The company also exports conventional apples on behalf of independent orchardists.
Bostock New Zealand produces wine from it’s Hawke’s Bay Vineyards. Bostock Wines of New Zealand varieties include Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.
As well as Bostock Wines, Bostock New Zealand owns Bostock Brothers Organic Free Range Chicken. This is New Zealand’s only commercial organic chicken producer and is run by John’s sons Ben and George.
A family oriented company; Bostock New Zealand is committed to the wellbeing of its 800 staff. It aims to be a truly sustainable company – environmentally, socially and financially.
New Zealand’s largest organic apple grower.
John Bostock has been growing organic apples since 1996 and is the pioneer of commercial organic apple production in New Zealand. We are New Zealand’s largest organic apple grower, exporting about 85% of the national crop.
Together with two other New Zealand partners, Bostock New Zealand has set up a dedicated company for the research and development of new, exclusive varieties
The most recent development is our new Dazzle™ apple. Dazzle apples are well suited to the US market and have all the qualities which appeal to US consumers. They are large, sweet apples which have a long shelf life. Dazzle apples have taken 20 years to develop, and its launch has been the biggest in New Zealand since Royal Gala decades ago..
Bostock New Zealand is proud to be Fair for Life certified.
Fair for Life is a fair trade & social responsibility certification program. The aim is to ensure fair and positive relations between workers and employers, and between seller and buyers on the world market, while at the same time ensuring performance of fair trade standards.
Bostock New Zealand receives funds from the sale of our organic apples overseas, which is used to fund socially responsible projects which benefit our workers, our local communities, and our environment.
Examples of the Fair for Life projects include vegetable gardens for lower socio-economic schools, our recognised seasonal workers and the wider community. This enables them to grow healthy food for themselves and their families.
Bostock New Zealand also supports many community events and initiatives through sponsorship. It is a big employer in Hawke’s Bay with up to 800 staff in the peak season. The company works closely with Government and local Iwi to provide essential training programmes to get people into full-time employment.
Contact Bostock North America
To contact BOSTOCK North America please call 831-612-7031 or email .
We look forward to working with you and planning for Bostock North America to supply your import organic apple needs.