How to keep the fresh in your Zespri Green kiwifruit?

How to keep the fresh in your Zespri Green kiwifruit?

  • Zespri SunGold kiwifruit
  • Zespri Green kiwifruit

There is nothing worse than opening the fridge and realising you have to throw out spoilt food. But by storing your Zespri Green kiwifruit properly, you can save money, minimise waste, and guarantee more juicy tastiness for you and your family.

We’ve got some smart, simple storage suggestions to make sure you are getting the most out of your favourite fresh and tasty fruit, day after day.

  1. Keep kiwiscool

The main thing to remember is that Zespri Green kiwifruit can be stored in the fridge for around two weeks after you buy them. If you want to keep them for longer, you can pop them in the freezer. That way you’ll always have a kiwifruit to hand when need one.


  1. Travel smart

Did you know? Not all kiwifruit are the same. Zespri Green kiwifruit last longer than Zespri SunGold kiwifruit, because they are not as soft and are better at handling room temperatures. So if you are planning on packing up your kiwifruit to go – choose Green.


  1. Control your ripening

Slow DOWN ripening by:

  • Separating your Zespri Green kiwifruit from other fruit and store it in the fridge.

Speed UP ripening by:

  • Storing your Zespri Green kiwifruit at room temperature, in a paper bag.
  • Placing your Zespri Green kiwifruit near other fruits such as apples, oranges, bananas or pears.

Top tip: Always keep your kiwifruit away from sunlight as you never know when you might want to whip up one of our favourite quick family dinners

It’s a winning combination of Hake, potato and chard, but it’s the kiwifruit that really makes the dish. Zespri Green kiwifruit are full of flavour, and (if stored well!), add a refreshing zing to any meal.