Gavin is a seasoned fresh produce grower and industry leader respected for farming innovation and commitment to quality.

Managing director Gavin Scurr in a strawberry field at Wamuran
Gavin Scurr leads by example to foster a healthy workplace culture across all farms.

About Gavin

Gavin drives an expanding business with more than 1,010 hectares under cultivation and a seasonally fluctuating workforce spread over multiple locations.

He identifies growth opportunities and makes sure the company’s strategic direction is in line with quality – the cornerstone of Piñata Farms’ philosophy – as well as family values. Gavin’s proudest achievements include expanding pineapple production to Mareeba in 1996 and identifying the Honey Gold mango variety as suitable for commercialisation.

Leading from the front 

Profile of Gavin Scurr, managing director of Pinata Farms


A hands-on visionary, Gavin heads a management team and board of directors. He is former chairman of the Australian Mango Industry Association (AMIA), served two terms as a director and represents the Northern Territory on the board. He is also on the NT Farmers Association board.

A sought-after industry commentator, Gavin is a member of the pineapple industry marketing advisory committee and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also managing director of joint venture company, BerryWorld Australia.