Kiwis Healthy Food Guide

Recipe shown above: Tropical Fruit in Spiced Syrup


Someone once threw me a small, brown, hairy kiwi fruit, and I threw a wastebasket over it until it was dead.

—Erma Bombeck

Hear “kiwi” and you think “New Zealand,” but the fresh kiwifruits you are seeing in markets now have most likely been picked in California or Italy, among the world’s largest producers.


Fun Fact

First cultivated in China, kiwis were known as Chinese gooseberries until New Zealand began exporting them in the 1950s and they were renamed after New Zealand’s national bird.

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