Ordering Webbs Fruit
Three Buying Options
1) Soon As Possible Dispatch
Our best eating fruit will be sent on our next dispatch day
2) Dispatch On The Week You Nominate
Purchase a fruit type to be dispatched during a week you nominate
3) Buy Specific Variety
Purchase your preferred variety of a fruit type to be dispatched when ripe, refer to our Fruit we Grow for timing.
MIXED FRUIT BOX
A great way to sample various Central Otago fruits that are eating the best at time of dispatch. Each box contains peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums when available.
GIFT BOX / VOUCHERS
Gift Vouchers are available from our online shop and can be used online and at our Road Side stalls.
Pick a fruit box of your choice to send as a gift and a personal message can be included.
HOW TO BUY
STEP ONE: MIXED OR SINGLE FRUIT TYPE?
Mixed fruit boxes are popular, particularly later in the season when more types of fruit are available.
STEP THREE: DECIDE ON YOUR BUYING OPTIONS.
Our three buying options are 1) Soon as Possible Dispatch, 2) Dispatch on the Week You Nominate, 3) Buy Specific Variety.
STEP FOUR: WHAT WEIGHT/QUANTITY?
Refer to our How many in a box Guide
PURCHASE YOUR PICK OF CENTRAL OTAGO FRESHLY PICKED FRUIT
WHEN CAN YOU BUY WEBB’S FRUIT
Different fruit types and their varieties ripen at different times between January and March. Refer to our Fruit We Grow for more details.
FRUIT QUANTITY IN EACH BOX
Please note this is an approximate guide as our fruit types vary.
12.5kg - 90-70 Fruits (Mixed, Peaches, Nectarines, Peacharines)
10kg - 170-125 Fruits (Apricots, Plums)
9kg - 50-40 Fruits (Apples, Pears)
8kg - 55-45 Fruits (Peaches, Nectarines, Peacharines, Mixed)
8.5kg - 55-45 Fruits (Mixed)
5kg - 85-60 Fruits (Apricots, Plums)
4kg - 30-20 Fruits (Nectarines, Peaches, Peacharines, Mixed)
4kg - 25-20 Fruits (Apples, Pears)
3kg - 45-35 Fruits (Apricots, Plums)
Robustly made in corrugated cardboard to our specifications, Webb’s Fruit Travel Boxes are either single or double stacked with fruit placed by hand into moulded plastic trays called plix. These are designed to offer the best possible protection and to further ensure that when you buy Webb’s Fruit there is ‘Quality In Every Bite’.
Dispatch days are Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday to ensure “Webbs Quality in Every Bite’”. Orders need to be placed by 1pm the day before dispatch, to guarantee the fruit will leave Webb's Fruit orchard the following day.
We use NZ Couriers
Delivery is OVERNIGHT standard NZ wide, if delays occur during the season due to the current environment with Covid 19, your fruit is packed to withstand 2-3 days travel and is a priority delivery if delayed.
Rural Delivery/Non-Urban deliveries can take 2-3 days and will be at the customers own risk, we highly recommend delivery to a friend/relative, your local business hub or a NZ Couriers agent in your urban township. Please contact an Agent to arrange before delivery.
We use an authority to leave courier service, no signature is required and the courier will leave your fruit in a safe place if your not home.
LOST OR DAMAGED FRUIT
If you do not receive your order after 2 days of dispatch or your fruit is damaged, please contact us immediately. Refer to our Terms and conditions.
3 – 5kg travel boxes: $18.00 per box
8 – 12.5kg travel boxes: $26.50 per box
3 – 5 kg travel boxes: $13.50 per box
8 – 12.5kg travel boxes: $17.50 per box
Central Otago – Cromwell, Alexandra, Wanaka, Queenstown, Ranfurly
3 – 5 kg travel boxes: $7.50 per box
8 – 12.5kg travel boxes: $7.50 per box
Additional $6 per box.
DISPATCH DAYS MONDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Dispatch days are Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday to ensure ‘Webbs Quality in Every Bite”.
Orders need to be placed by 1pm the day before dispatch, to guarantee the fruit will leave Webb's Fruit orchard the following day.
Rural delivery is an additional charge of $6 per box, please note all fruit boxes delivered to a rural address is at the customers own risk. We highly recommend delivery to a friend/relative, your local business hub or collect your fruit from your local NZ Couriers agent.
Due to the current environment and extra pressures on the freight industry, we do not recommend RD delivery, RD deliveries will be at the customer’s risk and no claims will be accepted.
To check if your address is Rural /Non Urban delivery click here.
RIPENING AND STORAGE
RIPENING AND STORAGE
A ripening and storage guide is included in every Travel Box.
- Remove bubble wrap and plix (plastic trays) but keep the fruit in the box if possible.
- Cover the box with a towel or blanket and leave in a cool to warm place until desired ripeness is reached. Make sure you check the fruit regularly!
- to get a few pieces of fruit ripe at once, put the fruit in a paper bag and refrigerate remaining fruit until needed.
- Fruit in high humidity locations do need to be checked regularly when ripening and placed in the refrigerator promptly.
- REFRIGERATE FRUIT ONCE RIPE
- Fruit best eaten at room temperature.