DMS Progrowers - Direct Management Services - kiwifruit and avocado post-harvest operations, orchard management & employment, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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DMS Progrowers Ltd lodge Product Disclosure Statement

Friday, January 27, 2017

The Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC Act) has been introduced to ensure investors and their advisors have the information they need to make informed investment decisions and to increase trust and confidence in the financial markets. The FMC Act governs how investment products, like DMS Pr...
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Biggest profit on record for DMS

Monday, August 1, 2016

Western Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit Management company, DMS, has announced a record profit for the 2015/16 financial year, alongside news of a major $12.5 million investment at its Te Puna site. The company’s financial results, released at its annual general meeting in Tauranga yesterday (Tue...
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Groundwork pays dividends for DMS

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The groundwork laid in recent years is literally paying dividends for Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit management company DMS, who have confirmed a 33 per cent increase in its Grower rebate, and an 8 per cent dividend to shareholders. The company will award a 30 cent rebate, an increase of 10 cents ove...
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DMS continues to punch above industry average

Monday, January 11, 2016

Western Bay of Plenty kiwifruit operator, DMS, is set to provide its growers with significant Net Storage Earnings following the bumper 2015 season, at returns that are significantly higher than the industry average. DMS packed eight million trays in 2015, an increase of 2.2 million trays on th...
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Increased rebate for DMS growers

Friday, October 30, 2015

Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit management company, DMS, has announced it has increased its shareholder rebate for the 2015/2016 year by 10 cents to 30 cents for Grower shareholders, an increase that is attributed to increased profitability of the business. DMS is a Bay of Plenty owned and operated orc...
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Have a break....on DMS!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

What we can offer you: Higher industry average yields per hectare Higher industry average storage earnings Lowest fruit loss across all varieties over the last six years Call Bruce today on 07 578 9107.
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Harvest Season Update

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

We are now at the point of the season where we are packing Mainpack Hayward steadily, and Brix’s are in the ideal range for storage capability. We are harvesting at Brix generally being 7.8 and 8.5 with the ocassional orchard showing up at higher levels. The policy from this point is to pick i...
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2015 Packing Season Update

Monday, April 20, 2015

Packing to this point has progressed slower than last year, constrained primarily by fruit maturity. The weather has not been ideal – until this week we have had very warm and moist conditions with high night time temperatures. That is great for fruit growth, but not for fruit maturity. This ...
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Te Puna kiwifruit orchard top two years running

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

For the second time in two seasons, Owen St George’s kiwifruit orchard has posted a top orchard gate return (OGR) for its green variety with post-harvest company DMS. This year, despite producing less fruit than the previous season, the Te Puna orchard saw an increased OGR of $99,000 base...
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DMS Calendar September 2017


  • Continue Psa protective spray programme
  • Frost risk
  • Fertiliser
  • Bird Control
  • Confirm bee hives
  • Pest and disease sprays - follow spray programme


  • Order bee hives
  • AvoGreen pest monitoring
  • Early harvest
  • Maturity testing
  • Consider flower pruning
  • Follow fertiliser programme