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The Great Kiwi Adventure

By Carol Medeiros, October 9, 2010  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Carol Medeiros
Calling all organic kiwifruit fans — this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss! Our friends at ZESPRI (the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit) have a sweepstakes going on to win a trip to New Zealand! The Great Kiwi Adventure could be your chance to win a trip for four to New Zealand, with a seven night stay in the Bay of Plenty, where the majority of New Zealand’s kiwifruit is grown. No purchase necessary! Just go to their site to enter by October 31st. Want to learn more about these tasty fruits, watch videos about the New Zealand kiwifruit growers, or find a fun new recipe (like kiwifruit salsa!)? Be sure to check out the ZESPRI website. The New Zealand season will be winding down by the end of October (maybe sooner on the West Coast!) but lucky for us, the California kiwifruit season will just be getting started. Keep those kiwis coming! Got a favorite way to enjoy kiwis? Let us hear about it.




Joe @ Eden Kitchen says ...
Oh what a cool prize - if you win try to visit in Jan or Feb as this is when New Zealand is most beautiful. I love kiwifruit with my favourite Maple Nut Granola: http://edenkitchen.com/maple-nut-granola/
10/09/2010 7:58:53 PM CDT
Jennifer says ...
I love Kiwis! I also love the fruit :) I trim the ends off of mine and eat it with the fuzzy little skins and all. There are a lot of nutrients in that skin so if you can get past the fuzzy eat em up! But they are such a great compliment to a strawberry banana smoothie.
10/12/2010 9:48:06 AM CDT
Veronica says ...
You gotta have kiwi on original frozen yogurt with some strawberries and almonds! YUM!
10/12/2010 9:57:09 AM CDT
Cara says ...
Yummy treat and great for entertaining: Wafer cookie with strawberry cream cheese smeared and a slice of kiwi on top. Delicious combo!
10/12/2010 11:00:45 AM CDT
Danielle Terry says ...
i love making my whole wheat berry cake with cream cheese frosting and kiwis all over the top. oh so good!!!
10/12/2010 12:15:23 PM CDT
Gerri Rivers says ...
A small bowl of Kiwi, mango, & blueberries topped w/ walnuts. Wow! Top of the morning:o)
10/12/2010 12:35:42 PM CDT
Amy says ...
I love blending kiwis up with some almond milk for a morning snack, or having diced kiwis in my steak fajitas with lots of crema poured over!
10/12/2010 5:38:11 PM CDT
thomas groh says ...
kiwi is the best fruit they is i eat three a day and can never get enough !!!!!!
10/12/2010 7:09:36 PM CDT
Alice Moore says ...
Kiwis are the best - not only do they taste good, but are good for you.
10/13/2010 6:33:48 PM CDT
Isabelle says ...
Love combining kiwis with strawberries. Love the color and the taste!
10/13/2010 7:04:47 PM CDT
Bret says ...
Although my way of eating Kiwis is not original, I love Kiwis so much that I eat one every morning as my breakfast snack. I cut it in half and eat it with a spoon! It’s simple and very enjoyable!
10/13/2010 8:59:16 PM CDT
Marie Stewart says ...
To all pregnant women, I wholeheartedly recommend eating an abundance of Kiwi especially in the first trimester. I ate tons of the fruit during my pregnancy with our daughter. She's 5'10" today, beautiful, intelligent and about to graduate from the University of Houston. I buy the fruit now for my grand children and I still eat that fruit voraciously.
10/13/2010 9:32:27 PM CDT
Sandy Nevels says ...
Kiwis are an awesome fruit, it's full of vitamin c. I just love the way kiwis look when cut open the black seeds, the green tones of the fruit. To me, kiwis are exotic and are enjoyed all by itself or on top of ice cream, blended in a smoothie and in a fruit salad on top of granola. My 10 year old son enjoys kiwis, just peeled & sliced in his lunches. He asks why they are so fuzzy. I say well, that's just how they are, they grow like that on trees. This is a cool contest, if I won, then I'd be able to show my son where kiwis come from. Too exciting - that would be the ultimate kiwi adventure!
10/14/2010 12:18:53 AM CDT
Sharon says ...
I like kiwis just as an afternoon snack. It's also good with frozen yogurt.
10/14/2010 10:32:05 AM CDT
Cory Martinez says ...
I love kiwifruit! My boyfriend lives in New Zealand, and I have not seen him in four months because I can't afford a flight. Winning this would be absolutely wonderful!
10/14/2010 10:52:31 AM CDT
Sharon Palestino says ...
Kiwis are the best little fruits to eat and use as a snack
10/14/2010 4:12:23 PM CDT
helen j hoang says ...
kiwi is good cant pass checkpoint at airportforget about airamil em
10/14/2010 10:48:15 PM CDT
marie says ...
very delicious
10/15/2010 10:54:22 PM CDT
pamela says ...
aw i wish i saw this sooner. kiwis are awesome though. if you guys like them, try dragonfruit. you slice it in half and the inside is all white with the little black seeds, identical to kiwis. the flavor is a bit more delicate but is really nice! no gigantic seed or core to worry about. i like cutting in chunks, mixing with kiwi, sliced bananas, pecans and also with some ground up flax seeds. yumm
11/08/2010 11:06:15 PM CST
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08/09/2011 8:45:36 PM CDT