My pick this week is the Gold Kiwifruit from the Zespri company in New Zealand. This product is fantastic. One of these gold kiwifruit gives you 100% of your daily vitamin C requirements. To me they are far tastier than the green product, they are definitely sweeter and the market is prepared to pay more for this fruit. Researchers have now developed 6 or 7 different colours of kiwi. This one is by far the best and the Zespri grown product is superior to other, cheaper, lesser gold varieties now on the market. They have a tropical taste, are low in calories, and are an aid to digestion. On the downside they don’t store as well as the green fruit, however they are a taste sensation. In season and at their best now they will be available until late September.
HOW TO PICK
Pick kiwis that are semi-firm to touch, unblemished with no soft, bruised spots or wrinkled skin.
HOW TO STORE
Store at room temperature and only refrigerate once ripe.