The scientific name of kiwi tree is Actinidica Chineusis Planchon and it comes from china. It came to Greece in the 20th century (relatively recently) but it has quickly spread and is continuously increased in cultivation.
The fruit of kiwi is rich in potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, natural fibres and trace elements. It contains more vitamin C compared to any other fruit; as long as it is eaten right after it's been cut, as not the vitamins are reduced.
The fact that kiwis have so many vitamins, make them the best way to boost your immune system against germs. It also eliminates the risk of blood clutter in the circulatory system and ensures the right digestion and the proper intestinal function. Last but not least it contributes to the vision improvement because of the antioxidizing routeine that it contains.

Chemical analysis of Kiwi (per 100 gr)

  • Water 81%
  • Calories 66
  • Protein 0.79 gr
  • Fat 0.07 gr
  • Carbonates 17.5 gr
  • Vitamin Α 174 (I.U)
  • Vitamin B1 0.0 2mg
  • Vitamin B2 0.05 mg
  • Vitamin C 0.05 mg
  • Calcium 16 mg
  • Phosphorous 64 mg
  • Iron 0.51 mg
  • Sodium 7 mg
  • Potassium 264 mg
Kiwi is a new cultivation of the cooperation. From November 2007 to February 2008 it presented a considerable increase on the sales, both on the Greek and on the markets abroad. Due to its increased productivity and to the demand of the product, the cooperation is building new facilities with separate and independent fridges, specially designed for the storage and the maintenance of kiwis. Their construction has begun on May 2008 while the first chambers are expected to be completed by September, so as this year's production will be preserved in the best specifications demanded, for the shake of the product and for the consumer.