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The Kiwifruit In China
May 08, 2017


The kiwi is a vine that grows in the forests of China with a cold subtropical climate, once known as the Chinese gooseberry. The northern foot of the Qinling Mountains in Shaanxi is the most abundant region of kiwi resources in China, and the history of folk art cultivation has been more than a thousand years.

 kiwi fruit became popular due to its health attributes. Kiwi texture soft, sweet and sour taste. The taste is described as a mixture of strawberries, bananas and pineapples. Kiwi in addition to kiwi alkali, proteolytic enzymes, tannin pectin and sugar and other organic matter, as well as calcium, potassium, selenium, zinc, germanium and other trace elements and the human body needs 17 kinds of amino acids, but also rich in vitamin C, Acid, fructose, citric acid, malic acid, fat.

During the '60s the marketing of Kiwis from New Zealand began to grow and they acquired the name "Kiwifruit", referring to the origin of exports from New Zealand.

The kiwi was definitely one of the twentieth century's worldwide novelties in fruit, and its commercial cultivation spread from New Zealand to northern hemisphere countries such as China,Italy,France and others.

China is the world's largest kiwifruit producing areas.and Qifeng Fruit Industry Co,.Ltd is the biggest kiwi fruit grower and wholesaler in China, They have Organic Kiwi Planting Base as large as over 500 Acres, invited Professor Zhang Youping from Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University to regularly instruct Selenium Rich Kiwi Planting, Qifeng built 126 Controlled Atmosphere Fresh Keeping Storages with capacity of 20,000 Tons, owning more than 7,000 M2 standard exportation packaging workshop. In 2013, Qifeng Fruit brought in a French Mav Full Automatic Kiwi Sorting Production Line with daily capacity of 300 Tons and yearly throughput of more than 20,000 Tons with sales over RMB 200,000,000,000 Yuan.

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