New Zealand: ‘Spud king’ to sell land

New Zealand agribusiness mogul and “spud king” Alan Pye is selling out of his Coonawarra potato and onion investments, putting more than 900 hectares of horticultural and cropping land and business assets up for sale. Mr Pye is a joint owner of Coonawarra Fresh Produce (CFP) alongside South Australian farmer David Gartner. The business and its assets has been listed for sale with expectations above $13 million through Colliers International. More