Te Mata Exports Cherries

CHERRIES

With cold winters and long hot summers, Central Otago has the ideal climate for producing premium cherry crops. These little gems are in hot demand from worldwide markets, particularly the Asian markets. We pride ourselves on supplying the freshest fruit possible, with no more than 24hrs from picking to dispatch. We aim for timeframe of less than 8 hours and can often land fruit in major Asian airports within 36hrs of coming off the tree. Our fruit is graded in 26, 28 and 30+ sizes and packed into 1kg, 2kg and 5kg boxes.

STELLA

EARLY JANUARY

A dark red, sweet, attractive, heart shaped cherry, which ranges in size. Was the mainstay before “Sweetheart”.

LAPIN

MID SEASON

Large, mahogany red cherry with excellent firmness and flavour.

SWEETHEARTS

MID SEASON

Large crunchy, heart-shaped, bright red with a mild sweet flesh and outstanding firmness, travels well, small pit. Very popular with growers and buyers.

STACCATO

LATE SEASON

Large, very crunchy red black cherry with super sweet burgundy flesh, very small pitribus, sedi totatem.