Kiwi berries

A bunch of kiwiberries

How to select

Choose kiwi berries with dark green, slightly wrinkled skin that give to light pressure.

How to prepare

Rinse berries under running water in a colander. Pat dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.

How to store

Keep kiwi berries in their original container. Store in the coldest part of the fridge for 2 weeks or more. Wash before using.

Peak season


Ways to use

  • Eat kiwi berries by themselves like grapes. 
  • Use kiwi berries as a beverage garnish. 
  • Add kiwi berries to a cheeseboard the next time you entertain guests. 
  • Throw kiwi berries into a fruit salad.

Fun facts

  • A kiwi berry plant can grow up to 20 feet. 
  • The kiwi berry goes by several other names including Hardy Kiwi, Arctic Kiwi, and Vinepear. 
  • Kiwi berries are very similar to kiwis with the biggest difference being their lack of fuzzy skin.

Nutrition info and facts

Kiwi berries are high in vitamin C. Kiwi berries' sugar content makes them a good, healthy snack for young children. Kiwi berries contain protein and enzymes necessary for proper cell function.

125 g serving = 96 calories, 22 g carbohydrate, 9.5 g sugar, 1.5 g protein, 4 g fiber, 360 mg potassium, 90% RDI vitamin C

Learn more

Growing kiwiberry in the home garden (UMN Extension)

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Kiwi Berry Organics Co. Ripening & eating

Minnesota Fruit Research. What's in a kiwiberry? October 11, 2018.

NZKiwiBerry Growers Inc. Nutritional value.

Taste of Home. What are kiwi berries and how do you eat them? February 27, 2023.

Tropical  Box. Kiwi berry.