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  • Choose slightly firm, unblemished fuzzy kiwifruit. Size of the fruit does not affect the taste.
  • Press the outside of the fruit with your thumb. If it gives to a little pressure, it’s ripe. If the kiwi feels hard, it’s not ready to eat but could be ripened at home.
  • US grown fuzzy kiwifruit are available from November through May. From June through October, the fruit is coming from outside the US and may be more expensive.
  • Hardy kiwi (kiwi berries) are available in September and October near their growing areas. They may be available in stores and farmers markets in Oregon.

❁ Kiwifruit is an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K.  

Last updated: 07/12/17

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