Delicious and interesting in flavour the Kiwi fruit – otherwise known as the Chinese gooseberry – is full of health promoting phytochemicals, minerals and vitamins. Packed full of flavour and made with real Kiwi’s grown and picked in Italy, ODK Kiwi fruit puree is the perfect way to work the Kiwi fruit into your next cocktail creation.
Native to Asia, this exotic fruit is also known as the national fruit of the China – where it was thought to originate in the Saanxi province. The journey of this humble gooseberry is an interesting one, first travelling from mainland China to Oceania and from there around the rest of the world! During the early 20th century Kiwi fruits were carried by Chinese missionaries to New Zealand where it eventually became a naturally occurring fruit. From New Zealand trade took this fantastic fruit out across Europe and as far as the west coast of the USA.
Not only does our Kiwi fruit puree make the whole process of adding a touch of Kiwi flavour to your food or drink a great deal easier than peeling and chopping up an entire kiwi fruit; it can also be a fantastic accompaniment for more than cocktails and mocktails – try it as an added flavour to any neutral tasting food or drink, or perhaps with a large dollop of natural yoghurt. Yum!
Although if you are looking for health benefits from the kiwi fruit, bear in mind consuming pureed kiwi alongside copious amounts of alcohol may not bring the health benefits you are expecting! Here are some of those health benefits you can expect to obtain from the humble kiwi fruit:
From heart disease to alzheimer’s who knew the contents of Kiwi fruit could be so potentially helpful to us and our bodies!
Now for an enjoyable way to consume the Chinese gooseberry: