" Striving to provide excellence in service and results to

both customers and producers."



"  Working for growers and customers to maximise

fresh produce marketing potential. "

Jeffery Turner


Jeffery commenced in the produce industry in 1970 when he joined as one of the fourth generation family members of Turners & Growers Ltd. He worked in various areas of the business including store, sales, transport, imports and exports. Jeffery is the current Chairman of the J&P Turner Group, companies which include Fresh Direct, Turner Family Farms and JP Exports.

Peter Turner

Managing Director

Peter's involvement in the produce industry goes back to 1978 when he started work for Turners & Growers Ltd as a fourth-generation family member. He worked in the store before becoming vitally involved in both domestic, import and export marketing. Peter is the current Managing Director of the J&P Turner Group.

Chris Frost

Supply Manager -

Mid & Far North

Chris has been involved in horticulture for 25 years and managed Avocado, Kiwifruit, Apple and Sandersonia operations. Based in Whangarei and covering the mid and far North, Chris builds relationships with orchard owners to maximise their sale and marketing opportunities. Contact him today to discuss how JP Exports and Fresh Direct can work for you.

Stephen Brown

Supply Manager - BOP

Steve lives amongst the orchards of Whangarei. He has been involved in avocados and the local community for the past 12 years and loves to help growers maximise the potential of their most important asset, their orchards.

John Bird

Supply Manager - BOP

Based in the mighty Bay of Plenty, John is the newest member of the JP Export’s fast growing and highly experienced avocado team . John is an orchardist in his own right and will analyse your orchard’s potential for growth like he would his own.

Darren Hughes

Export Trader

Darren has been involved in the produce industry since 1984. He brings a wealth of experience as a strawberry grower, produce trader and supermarket produce buyer.

Jason Jakkula

JP Logistics

Jason knows the ins and outs of international transport and documentation. Leverage Jason’s experience and skill to transport extremely perishable fresh produce across the world.

Janne Buttimore


The JP team wouldn’t be complete without Janne from accounts.  Janne takes expert care of our accounts while the friendly JP field supply managers look after the orchard.



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