Golden Kiwi Fruit

What's Golden kiwi fruit?

This kind of kiwi fruit is a golden variety of traditional kiwi fruit. Golden kiwi is a modern cultivar of kiwifruit that was developed intentionally a little less than 15 years ago. Golden kiwi fruit like green kiwi fruit is rich source of high nutrients, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and fiber and can also be useful for us.

Golden kiwi fruit History

Golden kiwi fruit products and grows by New Zealand kiwifruit growers. They began experimenting with the natural development of a golden kiwifruit in the late 1970. Seeds were imported from China, where a female plant was chosen for its yellow flesh and excellent flavor and crossed with a male plant proven to produce large, succulent fruit. In the recent years this kind of kiwi fruit enough produce in New Zealand and some world regions. Over 4,000 hectares of Gold kiwi fruit are planted around the world.  

Where is Golden Kiwi Growing?

Golden Kiwi is a variety type of fresh (soft) kiwi fruits that is also famous as “SunGold kiwifruit ” in the worldwide. This kind kiwi is growing in some of world regions including Iran but its main region is New Zealand where golden kiwi fruit grows.

Golden Kiwi Moisture

Golden Kiwi needs to high moisture content. Its relative humidity is 75%.

Golden Kiwi Color

The coloring of this kind variety is yellow or bronze (brown) and its color is sometimes intense yellow.

Golden Kiwi Shape

Golden kiwi shape is a beak shape at the stem attachment. It's oval with a slight protruding style end and rounded to flat shape of shoulder on the stalk end. The gold-fleshed fruit also has a small pointed crown on the exterior.

Golden Kiwi Skin

Golden kiwifruit has a thinner skin that is far smoother without any of the fuzz found on the original green variety.

Golden Kiwi Size

The size (long) of the golden kiwifruit is usually between 2- 4" cm and it's typically smaller of green kiwi fruit (about the size of a chicken egg, smaller than the average green kiwi fruit.)

Golden Kiwi Weight

Golden Kiwi Weight is about 70 -140 g.

Golden Kiwi Taste

Golden Kiwi's really quite delicious and in my opinion far superior to the green kiwi fruit because the Golden Kiwi, has sweeter and softer flesh. The taste is less acidic and more tropical.

Golden Kiwi Aroma

Golden kiwi aroma is more aromatic in flavor; its flavor is reminiscent of some subtropical fruit.

Golden Kiwi Keeping Temperature

Green or golden kiwifruit until ripe can storage it at room temperature, but should not be kept in direct sunlight. Faster ripening occurs when placed in a paper bag with an apple, pear, or banana. Once a kiwifruit is ripe, however, it is preserved optimally when stored far from other fruits, as it is very sensitive to the ethylene gas they may emit, thereby tending to over-ripen even in the refrigerator. If stored appropriately, ripe kiwifruit normally keep for about one to two weeks. In the recent years Kiwi can storage up to four to six months at 31-32 F. (-5-0 C.).

Golden Kiwi Harvesting Time

Golden Kiwi harvesting time depends to the weather and region but it is usually available by autumn season. The golden kiwi is fully ripe at the end of October month.

Golden Kiwi Packing

Our company is always offering high quality products and most favorable service for our buyers, we take quality as important as service. Our package weight is usually:

  • 4 and 10kg in the each plastic basket

  • 1.5 (10 k mother packing) and 3 kg in the each carton basket

Golden Kiwi Nutrition Fact

Wonderfully delicious, Golden Kiwi is loaded with various nutrients. Golden Kiwi like green kiwi is rich of high nutrient, minerals ( Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, man genus, Phosphorous, Potassium, selenium, sodium) , vitamins( A, B, C), fatty acids ( Omega 3, Omega 6), protein, dietary fiber, antioxidants so golden kiwi fruit can help and raise  the immune system against diseases.

Golden Kiwi Benefits

  • Vitamin C : Gold kiwis are an better source of green kiwi, with close to 200 milligrams per cup of sliced fruit. Vitamin C is a power antioxidant that can:

  1. The body cells protection as the damaging effects of free radicals

  2. Be important for the formation of collagen, cartilage, blood vessels, and muscles

  3. Prevent conditions such as colon cancer, atherosclerosis, and diabetic heart disease.

  • Vitamin E: kiwi fruit is a suitable source of Vitamin E. The kiwi fruit contains smaller amounts of vitamin E. If you choose the green variety or the gold one, you’ll get right around 13 percent of the recommended daily value for vitamin E from a cup of sliced kiwifruit . kiwi fruit vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects body tissue from damage caused by substances called free radicals. The body also needs vitamin E to help keep the immune system strong against viruses and bacteria.

  1. Vitamin E has many benefits for us, including:

  2.  Is important in the formation of red blood cells

  3. Helps the body use vitamin K

  4. Helps widen blood vessels and keep blood from clotting inside them

  5. Prevent cancer, heart disease, dementia, liver disease, and stroke is still not known.

  • Vitamin B9 (Folate): Gold kiwifruit provides about 63 micrograms of folate per serving, or almost 30 percent more than the green variety. Folate or folic acids are both forms of B9. Folate occurs naturally in fresh foods, whereas folic acid is the synthetic form found in supplements. Your body needs folate to produce red blood cells, as well as components of the nervous system. It helps in the formation and creation of DNA and maintaining normal brain function, and is a critical part of spinal fluid. It has also been proven to reduce the risk for an NTD-affected (neural tube defect) pregnancy by 50 to 70 percent. Folic acid is vital for proper cell growth and development of the embryo. That is why it is important for a woman to have enough folate/folic acid in her body both before and during pregnancy.

  • Potassium: A green or golden kiwifruit (are equally good sources of potassium ) has more potassium than a banana, i.e.  Kiwi offers 16 percent of the daily value for potassium, (a banana contains 23 percent). We think that it has important role in

  1. Balancing out levels of blood pressure and regulating them to more standard level

  2.  Help your muscles contract and your nerves function normally.

  • Fiber:  Golden kiwifruit is as a very good source of dietary fiber. Gold kiwis, which contain fewer seeds and have smoother skins, provide about 3.7 grams of fiber per serving. Fiber is an important part of our daily diet. It helps regulate the body’s use of sugars. The fiber in kiwifruit has also been shown to be useful for a number of conditions:

  1. Reduce the risk of heart disease and heart attack

  2. Healthy digestive system protection

Iranian Golden Kiwi Fruit

Iranian golden kiwi In terms of color, quality, size, weight, prematurity and its resistance to disease with the international Golden Kiwi including New Zealand golden kiwi and In terms of efficiency with Kiwi Hayward (Kiwi Green) is equal. Iranian golden kiwi quality and quantity is developing but it's not seen abundant in all markets.