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Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit Wins 2022 Healthy Snack Award


California-based Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit was selected as a winner of the 2022 Good Housekeeping Healthy Snack Awards.

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit provides more than 20 vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin E and antioxidants.

“Winning the Healthy Snack Award is really exciting, and the national media coverage helps inspire consumers to shake up their fruit bowl and try Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit this season,” said Jeanne Wilson, Zespri’s head of marketing. 


Zespri’s SunGold Kiwifruit were featured in Good Housekeeping magazine in addition to being highlighted during a national broadcast segment on the Today Show on July 6. During the segment, Stefani Sassos, deputy director at Good Housekeeping Institute, shared information on the selection process and the snacks that won the Healthy Snack Awards.

Retailers are encouraged to stock build displays so shoppers can find Zespri’s kiwifruit. Moreover, retailers can increase their sales by more than 200 percent by placing Zespri display units in their produce section.

For more details on the Healthy Snack Awards, retailers can visit GoodHousekeeping.com

Zespri is owned by kiwifruit growers and has a global team of 700 based in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, and throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas. The company works with 2,800 growers in New Zealand and 1,500 growers offshore to provide consumers with fresh kiwifruit.

The company is committed to sustainability, with areas of improvement identified right through the supply chain, including its pledge that by 2025, the company will use 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging, do more to help the environment and to become carbon positive by 2035.

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