Variety development and commercialisation

APAL manages the commercialisation and branding of a number of apples and pears; owns a number of trade marks and brands; owns a marketing and intellectual property (IP) management company in the UK; and has a share in the New Zealand plant breeding company Prevar.

Commercialisation and branding

APAL manages the commercialisation and branding of a number of apples and pears including:

APAL has developed specific guidelines to ensure proper use of trade marks owned by APAL.

New variety development

APAL supports the development of new apple and pear varieties through its involvement with Prevar. Prevar is a New Zealand based company that develops and commercialises new and innovative apple and pear varieties. APAL is a 45 per cent shareholder in Prevar.

Prevar products licensed in Australia provide growers with an opportunity to access new high quality apple and pear products capable of higher returns. The following varieties and related brands have been licensed to growers in Australia:

Coregeo Ltd

Coregeo Ltd is a UK-based wholly owned subsidiary of APAL specialising in the management of intellectual property (IP) and in providing trade representation and consumer marketing services in the fresh produce industry. Coregeo manages the Pink Lady® brand of apples and  Tenderstem® brand of broccoli in the UK.


Craig Chester
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