Cherries are a high-value and rapidly growing category driven by a new wave of proprietary cultivars.

Freshmax is one of New Zealand’s premier cherry marketers. Working with some of Central Otago’s best and most innovative growers we supply burgeoning export markets in South East Asia and China. Likewise, ValleyFresh North America supplies world markets with cherries from both Chile and Washington’s famed Columbia Plateau growing region.

Our Proprietary IP

Globally the cherry category continues to see exceptional growth, underpinned by the rise of superior proprietary varieties and rootstocks.

Innovar is a leader in the development of new generation cherry and stonefruit IP varieties around the Pacific Rim in New Zealand, Australia, the US and China.

Some of our leading programs include Lani®, Sweet Series™, Grab KIR™ series, Julius Kühn-Institut and Provedo Extreme®.


The tables below show the seasonal availability of our global cherry and stonefruit supply:

Source Availability Supply Regions
New Zealand Nov - Feb Central Otago
USA Apr - Aug California, Washington, Canada
Chile Nov - Jan Chile
Source Availability Supply Regions
Australia Oct - Apr Queensland: Stanthorpe, Riverland,

Victoria: Goulburn Valley

NSW: Batlow
USA May - Oct USA
Contact us

Australia Supply:
+61 3 9688 5100

New Zealand Supply:
+64 95536374