Corn

Sweet as corn!

Taste the difference with Wattie’s Corn, proudly grown in Hawke’s Bay by our passionate growers. Look for the NZ Grown label on pack.


During the months of October through to mid- December the sweetcorn seed is planted in the sunny Hawke’s Bay. Our Sweetcorn Agronomist, Hayden, progressively schedules the sowing of the seeds and works closely with our growers so we can optimise freshness and maturity when it comes to harvest.  

Corn Harvester
Corn field

The grower’s sow over 65,000 seeds per hectare. Wattie’s corn grower’s produce two different variants of corn. The first being cream style corn and the second variant is super sweet corn. Collectively that is 25 million seeds to be planted!

Corn
Corn

It takes corn around 115 days to grow – which means February is the time to start harvesting! Check out the images below of our Wattie’s corn growers in the thick of harvesting. Does anyone know what Hawke’s Bay mountain range is in the background of the picture below?

Mountain Range

Learn more about our passionate growers below

'PLUMTASTIC' GROWERS – MIKE AND JULIE RUSSELL

Proudly grown in the sunny Hawke’s Bay by our passionate plum growers - Mike and Julie Russell. Look for the NZ Grown label and taste the difference!

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Tomatoes

Taste the difference with Wattie’s tomatoes, proudly grown in the Hawke’s Bay by the Apatu family. Look for the NZ Grown label on pack.

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NZ Grown Corn

Look for the NZ Grown label and Taste the Difference with Wattie’s NZ Grown fruit & veges.

Chicken, Corn and Bacon Chowder

Our favourites using delicious NZ Grown Wattie’s Corn

Here are some of our favourite recipes using the sweetest corn grown in the sunny Hawke’s Bay.

VIEWS RECIPES
Corn
Heinz Watties