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New Zealand kiwiberries are harvested from late February to mid-April.


Storage and Handling

Kiwiberries should be stored in the refrigerator. Kiwiberries are ripe when soft to the touch. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.



Kiwiberries are thought to have originated in China, Siberia, Korea and Japan where the kiwiberry vines grow wild. 



  • Kiwiberries are a member of the kiwifruit family
  • They are small and have smooth, edible skins
  • Individual kiwiberries range from 5 to 20 grams


Growing Facts

  • The three main cultivars grown in New Zealand are Takaka Green, K2D4 and Marju Red
  • In New Zealand the majority of kiwiberries are grown in the Bay of Plenty region
  • New Zealand is one of the main kiwiberries producers to supply the international market, along with USA, Canada and Chile
  • Kiwiberry plants are deciduous, with female and male vines required for pollination


Image courtesy of Kiwi Produce Ltd.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 125g

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 359/85 287/69
Protein (g) 1.3 1.0
Fat, total (g) 0.4 0.3
- saturated (g) 0.1 0.1
Carbohydrate (g) 17.4 13.9
- sugars (g) 11.9 9.5
Dietary Fibre (g) 3.5 2.8
Sodium (mg) 1 1
Vitamin C (mg) 101 81
Vitamin E (mg) 2.9 2.3
Potassium (mg) 338 270

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research

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