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kiwi fruit

the edible oval fruit of the kiwi plant, Actinidia chinensis, a climbing plant native to Asia but grown extensively in New Zealand; it has a brown furry skin and pale green flesh
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Kiwi fruits are highly nutritious and the demand in Kenya is high compared to the supply.Carol Mutua,Department of Crops, Horticulture, and Soils, Egerton University.
She said: "It's bad enough that kiwi fruit are encased in plastic but to then add a plastic spoon.
Blend strawberries, kiwi fruit and pineapple rings.
Mr Fallah said that the province can supply citrus fruits, kiwi fruit, dairy products, and building materials to Mangistau.
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The Standing Committee on Plant Health (SCPH), which is made up of representatives from the European Commission and the member states, took a decision, on 30 October, to introduce emergency measures to tackle a harmful bacterium that is not native to Europe and that attacks kiwi plant species causing high losses to kiwi fruit production in some southern European countries (France, Italy, Portugal and Spain).
So, follow these tips: * Start the day with a chopped banana, pear or kiwi fruit with your breakfast cereal; * Swap biscuits or crisps for carrot, cucumber or pepper sticks.
Already overrun with orders for banana and citrus plants, Kathryn's now developed an interest in kiwi fruit, selling the plants and using the fruit to create kiwi jam.
Researchers from the Plovdiv Fruit Growing Institute warn that the harvest of peaches, apricots, grapes, figs and kiwi fruit this year will be lower since the lengthy record cold had frozen fruit trees.
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Kiwi fruit is high in vitamins C and K, and it has even more fiber than oatmeal.