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Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit and Mango with Ibérico Ham

Kiwifruit & Mangos

Kiwifruit and strawberries — BFFs! Kiwifruit and bananas — nutritional twinsies! Kiwifruit and mangos . . . Kissing cousins? On paper, they live very similar lives. Both have multiple varieties. Both are naturally sweet. And both are considered a superfruit — bursting with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, fiber […]

SunGold spoon splash

What’s In a Name? The Chinese Gooseberry

It’s hard to fathom that the exotic fruit with soft flesh and a unique taste wasn’t always known as “kiwifruit.” It was once called the Chinese gooseberry. Read on about the many names of kiwifruit.

Holding a SunGold half, scooping out the kiwi seeds

All About Kiwi Seeds

Zespri Kiwifruit are known for being as delicious as they are healthy, from the tasty flesh to its fibrous skin. But how healthy are the kiwi seeds?

Lady boosting energy with yoga and kiwifruit

Lift Me Up! 5 Ways to Boost Your Energy with Kiwifruit

Work schedule. School schedule. Play schedule. Nowadays, everyone has a schedule. Here are 5 ways to boost your energy levels with kiwifruit and get through the day.

kiwifruit and bananas - nutritional twinsies

Kiwifruit and Bananas: Nutritional Twinsies!

Kiwifruit and bananas taste quite different. But they share a similar nutritional WOW-factor. How does their nutritional value compare? Let’s dive right in!


When Is Kiwifruit Season?

Zespri Kiwifruit has a well-earned reputation of being the taste of summer. But when exactly is Kiwifruit season? Does the end of summer mean the end of kiwi? Fortunately not!

Kiwifruit and Strawberry: BFFs for Life

Kiwifruit and Strawberry: BFFs for Life

When did the world fall in love with the flavorful combination of kiwifruit and strawberry? They perfectly complement each other’s flavor profile and can be used in a lot of different recipes. But how do they compare nutritionally?

The Absolutely Perfect Zespri Kiwi Fruit Salad

The Absolutely Perfect Zespri Kiwi Fruit Salad

Nothing says “summer” like a homemade fruit salad, the perfect blend of explosive, mouth-watering taste that comes from combining nature’s sweetest! And fruit salads are easy to make, especially when you know which fruits pair well together?

Enter to Win Zespri Sweepstakes: Real Prizes for Real Life

Enter to Win Zespri Sweepstakes: Real Prizes for Real Life

It goes without saying, Zespri Kiwifruit is a nutritional powerhouse — a real snack for real life. And now, Zespri Kiwifruit is having a massive sweepstakes to help make your real life easier. Enter weekly for a chance to win the $15,000 grand prize!

Freeze Kiwifruit for frozen treats

How to Freeze Kiwifruit for Frozen Treats

Temperatures are warming up — summer is almost here! And there’s no better way to enjoy sun-drenched days than with Zespri SunGold and Green Kiwifruit. For fans of frozen treats, we have tips on how to best freeze kiwifruit for smoothies, drinks, and more!

Kiwifruit now officially a Low-FODMAP fruit

FODMAP: Zespri Kiwifruit, Gut Health and You!

The food community is abuzz with topics discussing FODMAP. But what is it? And now that Zespri Kiwifruit has officially joined the list of low-FODMAP foods, could eating kiwifruit help improve your digestive function and soothe discomfort caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

Where are kiwifruit grown?

Where Are Kiwifruit Grown?

Kiwifruit are grown commercially all over the world, in such places as New Zealand, Italy, California, France, and Chile. Read on to learn more!

Zespri Kiwifruit sorbet -- a delicious and health treat for people of all ages!

Kiwifruit Sorbet

With Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit, you can enjoy the benefits of low-cal, nutrient-rich desserts that are healthy, sweet — and fun. And there are few desserts more fun than a sorbet.


Fend Off the Flu with Zespri Kiwifruit

We all need our share of nutrients each day to stay healthy, vital, and fit. And there’s no better way to get those nutrients than with Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit!

Kiwi-Inspired New Year's Eve cocktails and recipes

Kiwifruit Cocktails & Recipes for Your New Year’s Eve Party

For many of us, when we remember great New Year’s Eve parties, we remember the laughs and camaraderie. And we all know that the key to any good party is a great spread. Here are some mouth-watering, easy-to-make, kiwi-inspired hors d’oeuvres, small bites, and cocktails to ring in the new year.

Kiwifruit Holiday & Christmas Recipes

Kiwifruit Holiday Recipes

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Festivus, you can showcase the versatility and delicious flavors Zespri kiwifruit with some of our favorite holiday recipes!

How do I ripen a kiwifruit?

How Do I Ripen Kiwifruit?

Zespri Kiwifruit are nutrient-dense fruits, packed full of flavor and versatile enough to be prepared in a number of ways — from energy-boosting breakfasts to refreshingly smooth desserts. Before you can enjoy kiwifruit, however, it’s got to be ripe!

How to cut, slice, peel and enjoy Zespri Kiwifruit

Cut, Slice or Peel – the Many Ways to Eat & Enjoy Kiwifruit

With Zespri Kiwifruit, getting the recommended daily requirement of vitamin C couldn’t be easier. And there are a number of ways you can eat kiwi. While there’s no wrong way to eat kiwi, we offer some tips on how to cut, slice, peel, and enjoy Zespri Kiwifruit.

Tenderize & Marinate Meat with Green Kiwifruit

Tenderize & Marinate Meat with Green Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit are many things: delicious, healthy, nutrient-rich, low-cal, convenient — fun! If you’ve spent any time around kiwis, you already know this. But what many don’t know is that kiwifruit can also be used to marinate and tenderize meat!

Enjoy Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Versatile as they are flavorful, our golden Zespri SunGold kiwifruit is the perfect choice for a low calorie, high fiber snack or after-dinner treat.

Zespri SunGold History

The History of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit has a history as rich as its taste is delicious — all thanks to talented visionaries, like New Zealand’s Isabel Fraser, Alexander Allison, and Hayward Wright, among others.


Green vs. Gold Kiwifruit

There are several differences between green and gold kiwifruit besides their appearance, including their taste nutritional benefits.

sungold gold kiwi nutrition

SunGold Kiwifruit Nutrition Benefits

A 100% natural variation of the green kiwifruit, our nutrient-rich gold kiwifruit has that naturally candied, sun-kissed flavor that makes for a great midday snack or heart-healthy dessert.


Zespri Celebrates the Start of SunGold Season with Matt & Kim

The Joy of Eating a SunGold Kiwi Brought to Life in Video for New Rendition of ‘Hooked On A Feeling’ From Matt and Kim


Can I Refrigerate Kiwifruit?

People often ask us about the best way to store Zespri® Kiwifruit. Should you refrigerate kiwifruit? Or should you treat it like an avocado, apple, or banana, and leave it out of the fridge completely?


Fruit-Infused Water: Refreshing & Rejuvenating!

We’re all looking for ways to energize muscles and maintain clear and radiant skin. And there’s one essential life ingredient that will help us do just that: it’s water! We’ll show you how to make drinking water fun again — through kiwifruit-infused water!

Can you eat kiwi skin?

Can I eat the skin of kiwifruit?

If you are looking for added convenience and nutrition, try eating the skin next time. But if that doesn’t tickle your taste buds, there is always the convenient and nutritious method of cutting and scooping with a spoon. So easy too!

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