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The kiwi is an oval shaped fruit. The skin is a bit hairy and has a brown colour. Kiwis have green flesh with a white centre and contain lots of black edible seeds. The flesh of our kiwis has a soft texture and has a delicious sweet tangy flavour. The kiwis at Nature's Pride are the Hayward variety.

The ideal teperature of Kiwi

Storage advice

Kiwis are kept refrigerated during storage and transport. The ideal temperature during transport is 5 degrees Celsius. At home the kiwis are best kept in the fridge.

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Origin Nature's Pride Kiwi

Kiwi - ChileChile Kiwi - ItalyItaly Kiwi - SpainSpain

Growing and harvesting

Kiwis are vigorous climbing plants that need to be trained along a framework to grow. It takes about three years before the plants are mature enough to produce fruit ready for harvesting. Samples are taken before the grower starts to harvest the fruits. The brix (sugar content) and dry matter value are analysed. If the test results are satisfactory, the kiwis are picked. Kiwis are picked by hand and sent to the packing station after harvesting. Here they are size and quality graded by a machine before being packed into crates. Afterwards, the kiwis are shipped to the Netherlands.

The ripening of

When the fruit arrives at Nature´s Pride 'they get a quality check. Then the ripening supervisors determine the ripening process for every pallet and adjust the humidity and the temperature accordingly. This way the climate of the country of origin is reproduced. All the avocados go through a specific selection process so only the best products receive an EAT ME sticker. You can find more information about the ripening process here.

The ripening of

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Preparation tips & recipes

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