The kiwi’s characteristics
The Kiwi fruit is native to China and the province of Shaanxi in particular. The plant belongs to the Actinidiaceae family.
The kiwi fruit has a green or yellow pulp, a sweet and slightly acid taste and a brown, downy skin. It is a source of vitamins C, A and E, calcium, iron and folic acid.
There are several varieties of kiwi fruit including:
- Hayward, Zender and Bruno (green flesh) and Kiwi Gold (yellow flesh).
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) specializes in the import of out of season fruit such as kiwi fruit and has strong links with countries of production. The company has a comprehensive and carefully controlled traceability system so produce is tracked until it reaches the end consumer.
Georges Helfer SA (Switzerland) also has well established arrangements for shipping kiwi fruit, by sea or road from all countries of origin.
Kiwi fruit are supplied in several sizes: 25, 26, 27, 30 and 33, in 3Kg, 5Kg or 10Kg boxes. Packaging to order.