Frieda's Specialty Produce - Gold Kiwifruit


What is a Gold Kiwifruit?

  • Gold Kiwifruit has smooth brown skin and bright golden flesh. It tends to be sweeter and less tart than its green Kiwi cousin — with the flavors of banana, strawberry and papaya. Except for the tiny, edible black seeds, the texture is soft, juicy and somewhat pear-like.

How to Eat

  • Peel or cut Gold Kiwifruit in half and scoop out with a spoon. Add slices or wedges to fruit salads, cereal or blended drinks.

Health Benefits

  • Good source of potassium and vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm fruits.

How to Store

  • Store at room temperature up to 7 days or refrigerate up to 3 weeks.

When are they in season?

  • May through October

Where are they grown?

  • Product of New Zealand, Italy, and Chile.


Kiwi Granita

Kiwi Granita Ingredients 5 Gold Kiwifruit, peeled and cut into pieces 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 10 fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish 1 tablespoon lime juice Steps Boil water with sugar a few minutes, then allow to … Continue reading

Gold Kiwifruit Chia Trifle

Gold Kiwifruit Chia Trifle Ingredients 4 tablespoons black chia seeds 1 cup water 4 Gold Kiwifruits, peeled and sliced crosswise, about 1/8-inch thick 1 teaspoon maple syrup 1 lemon, zest and juice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon chopped fresh … Continue reading

New Zealand Flan

New Zealand Flan Ingredients: 4 eggs 2 cups light cream or milk 1 cup honey 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 kiwifruits or gold kiwifruits, peeled and thinly sliced 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and thinly sliced 1 large banana, peeled and … Continue reading

Grilled Chicken Salad with Kiwi Berries

Grilled Chicken Salad with Baby Kiwi Berries Ingredients: 4 (about 1 1/4 pounds) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves Olive or vegetable oil Salt and pepper to taste 7-8 cups baby mesclun mix, or mixed torn lettuce 6-8 kiwi berries, stems removed, … Continue reading

Fresh Fruit Curacao

Fresh Fruit Curacao Ingredients: 1 large papaya (such as Hawaiian Papaya), peeled, seeded, and sliced 1 medium Cherimoya, peeled, seeded, cut into bite-sized chunks 2 Kiwifruit or Gold Kiwifruit, peeled, sliced 2 Feijoa, peeled and cut up ½ cup orange … Continue reading

Fruit Basket Crepes

Fruit Basket Crepes Ingredients: 8 Frieda’s French Style Crêpes, at room temperature 2 Kiwifruit or gold kiwifruit, peeled and diced 1 Asian pear, cored and diced 2 ripe bananas (or try red bananas), peeled and thinly sliced 1 navel orange … Continue reading

Tropical Fruit Meringues

Tropical Fruit Meringues Ingredients 2 Martha’s Best papayas, halved and seeded (about 2 cups) 1 cup tropical fruits of your choice such as peeled and seeded cherimoya, peeled and sliced gold kiwifruit, or peeled and chopped baby pineapple. 3 egg … Continue reading

Mangosteen Fruit Salad

Mangosteen Fruit Salad Ingredients: 2 ripe Kiwifruit or Gold Kiwifruit 2 Mangosteen 1 small apple (such as Lady Apples or Baby Apples) 2 tablespoons honey Steps Peel and slice kiwifruit into 1/4-inch rounds. Thinly slice apples. Carefully score the outer skin … Continue reading

Prosciutto Fruit Salad with Passion Fruit Dressing

Prosciutto Fruit Salad with Passion Fruit Dressing Ingredients: Bibb lettuce leaves or fresh spinach leaves 2 ounces prosciutto or ham slices, halved lengthwise 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks (Try it with Zululand Queen Baby Pineapple.) 1 cup Pepino Melon, Kiwifruit, … Continue reading