4 reasons to choose Zespri Organic kiwifruit
These days, we are all concerned with respecting the environment – but it isn’t always easy. That’s why it is good to know that there are some simple, straightforward things you can do on an everyday basis. For example, did you realise that kiwifruit skin makes a great addition to the compost heap? Or that Zespri SunGold and Zespri Green kiwifruit both come in organic varieties? Keep reading to find out why this delicious natural treat makes a great addition to your weekly shop…
1. Zespri Organic kiwifruit respects nature and the environment
At Zespri, we are always looking for ways to reduce our environmental impact and help grow a better, healthier future for the next generation. With the Zespri Organic kiwifruit range, that commitment goes even further. Did you know that the label on your Zespri Organic kiwifruit is completely biodegradable? That means you can confidently put it in the compost with the rest of the skin. Talking of compost – this variety are a great source of nitrogen for your pile1. Don’t forget to bury your waste properly!
2. Zespri Organic kiwifruit are just as nutritious and tasty as ever
Both varieties of Zespri Organic kiwifruit contain the same nutritional goodness as Zespri SunGold and Zespri Green. That means they have vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants that you’ve come to expect from this remarkable little fruit2. What’s more, they are just as delicious! Zespri Green Organic are bursting with refreshing fruit flavours, whilst the yellow organic kiwifruit have that extra sweet juiciness that really hits the spot.
3. Guarantee of organically grown
When you spot the words ‘Organic Green’ and ‘Organic SunGold’ on your kiwifruit sticker, you can rest assured that the product you are purchasing is 100 % organically grown. This means they have been produced in conditions that do not pollute the soil, using environmentally friendly methods that are in complete harmony with nature.
4. Zespri Organic kiwifruit is a great ingredient for conscientious cooks
It isn’t always easy to find tasty, organic recipes that the whole family will love. But take a look at this simple dish that is currently one of our summer favourites. We’ve called it the ‘Zespri SunGold Conscientious Couscous’, and it's a delicious mix of organic kiwifruit, carrots, broccoli, cucumber and mint. Caring for the environment has never tasted so good!
- United States Environmental Agency (EPA). Composting at home. Available at: https://www.epa.gov/recycle/composting-home (accessed 6 April 2017)
- USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28 (2015). Available from: www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/ndl (accessed 8 December 2016)