Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an essential vitamin in human nutrition. It has a significant role in supporting a healthy state. Humans cannot synthesise Vitamin C and in order to maintain good health, vitamin C must be provided on a daily basis from a dietary source.

Zespri KiwifruitJust one Zespri Kiwifruit gives you 100% of your daily vitamin C requirements.

VITAMIN C
(mg/100g Edible Flesh)
161.3
3x Vitamin C of  Oranges
Zespri SunGold KiwifruitZespri SunGold Kiwifruit
85.5
Zespri SunGold KiwifruitZespri Green Kiwifruit
61.8
Papaya
58.8
Strawberries
53.2
Oranges
47.8
Pineapple
27.7
Mango
8.1
watermelons


8.7
Bananas
4.0
Grapes
4.6
Apples
4.2
pears

Fruits and vegetables are a source of Vitamin C, but Zespri Kiwifruit provides one of the highest levels of Vitamin C with each bite. In fact, Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit has three times the Vitamin C* of oranges. One Zespri Kiwifruit is enough to provide 100% of your daily requirement.

Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit contains high levels of Vitamin C, which can also assist the body’s uptake of iron**. Iron is an essential mineral for red blood cell formation, thus promoting sufficient oxygen supplies to our cells and providing the necessary energy for daily activities.

*Vitamin C in mg/100g edible fruit. Source: USDA Nutrient Database Release 24.

**Beck, K., Conlon,C.A., Kruger, R., Coad, J., & Stonehouse, W.Gold Kiwifruit consumed with an iron-fortified breakfast cereal meal improves iron status in women with low iron stores: a 16-week randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Nutrition, First View, 1-8.

Zespri KiwifruitJust one Zespri Kiwifruit gives you 100% of your daily vitamin C requirements.