Ross KirkPackhouse Manager
Born and bred on an orchard in Gisborne, Ross has been a grower and packer of fresh fruit exporting worldwide all his life. Over forty years in the horticultural industry has seen Ross grow and export many crops including apples, pears, citrus, melons, kiwifruit, persimmons, cherries, grapes as well as broadacre crops such as maize and wheat.
He has managed the development and implementation of several Packhouses, including Pure Pac’s Packhouse in Cromwell. Ross has travelled extensively throughout Asia and Europe, meeting with growers, packers and buyers to improve his knowledge of all aspects of food production.
Ross is excited about New Zealand cherries and delivering a quality product to his customers around the world.