Te Mata Exports Limited (Te Mata) is an export house, that was established in 2000 in Hawke’s
Bay, the largest horticultural growing region in New Zealand. From New Zealand, Te Mata
Exports specialises in apples, cherries, citrus and vegetables.
In 2019, Te Mata Exports Australia Pty Ltd was established in Melbourne. Key products exported include grapes and a range of citrus fruit.
The business is expanding into other regions, with produce also currently sourced from countries in South American and North America.
From our broad network of operations, Te Mata supplies premium produce to key markets in Europe, North America, Middle East, India and Asia.
Te Mata Exports largest shareholder is Market Gardeners Ltd, trading as the MG Group, with the grower-owned co-operative owning a 74% stake in the business.
MG represents over 400 grower shareholders and is New Zealand’s leading supplier of top-quality produce. Through its network of local branches and other subsidiary and associate businesses, MG is also involved in sales, distribution, farming and intellectual property development.
The balance of Te Mata’s shares are held within the management team.