zespriThe new Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit is now in season and ready to eat! Refreshingly delicious and juicy this kiwifruit is -packed with nutritional goodness.

Developed through natural plant breeding techniques, the remarkable Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit is the culmination of more than 10 years dedication to its research and natural development by New Zealand horticulturalists.

The result is this golden-fleshed variety that is sweet with just a touch of tang to give the SunGold kiwifruit a well-balanced flavour profile complemented by a delicate texture inside a smooth, bronze skin, unlike its hairy green cousin.

More than just a delicious treat, Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit is one of nature’s most nutrient-rich fruits1, a nutritious superfood delivering an abundance of essential elements for wellbeing and vitality.

In fact, the new Zespri SunGold kiwifruit variety is one of the richest sources of Vitamin C. It has three times the Vitamin C amount of oranges and provides more than the recommended daily Vitamin C requirement2, ideal for the winter months when colds and flu are most prevalent.

A good source of potassium, folic acid, vitamin E, carotenoids, other antioxidants3 while also low in calories and with a low glycaemic index4, Zespri Kiwifruit deliver a wide range of health benefits and are perfect to enjoy every day.

Simply cut and scoop Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit for a nutritious breakfast or snack at any time of day. Or add this outstanding fruit to cereal, a nourishing smoothie or the easy-to-prepare Zespri SunGold breakfast pudding. So refreshing and juicy!

For the ultimate in vitality and wellbeing, purchase Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit from green grocers and major supermarkets until mid-September.

What’s your Vit C vitality? Take the Zespri SunGold test on Facebook and beat the winter blues with its colds and flu: www.facebook.com/ZespriKiwifruitOZ

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For further information please contact Anne Tesch or Eliza Mielczarek, Tesch Communications anne@tesch.com.au, eliza@tesch.com.au  03 9690 9199

 

References

  1. US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2011. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24
  2. The New Zealand FOODfiles 2012 Version 01. (The New Zealand Institute of Plant & Food Research. 2013 The New Zealand Institute of Plant & Food Research and the New Zealand Ministry of Health) www.foodcomposition.co.nz/ (accessed 20 May 2014)
  3. Nutrient Adequacy Score source: USDA Nutrient Database 2012 (Release 25) New Zealand FOODfiles 2012 Version 01
  4. Chen, Y.-Y., Wu, P.-C., Weng, S.-F., & Liu, j.-F. (2011). Glycemia and peak incremental indices of six popular fruits in Taiwan: healthy and Type 2 diabetes subjects compared. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 49(3), 195-199. doi: 10.3164/jcbn.11-11.