Freshco is one of the largest exporters of Buttercup Squash (Kabocha) from New Zealand, with our main exports to Japan and Korea.
We source our Squash from all of the main growing regions including Northland, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Manawatu.
Varities & Availability
The varieties we offer include Delica (Ebisu), Kurijiman (Ebisu), Ajihei and Hokkori (T133). These are available from mid January through to May.
We pack in to wooden bins containing 500kg, 540kg or 575kg net weight and offer size ranges of S (1-1.2kg), SM (1-1.4kg), M (1.2-1.4kg) and L (1.4-2.5kg).
We ship our Squash by conventional Reefer vessel or 40' HC Reefer containers. Each 40' Reefer container will hold 40 x 575kg bins with a total of 23,000kgs.
All of our squash is Greengro brand and is certified Export Grade 1 by the NZ Buttercup Squash Council Inc.
Japanese Greengro website link