Friday, July 7, 2017

Fact of the Day: Chinese Gooseberry

For many years, in most Western countries, kiwi fruits were better known as Chinese gooseberries. 

11 comments:

  1. I think I heard about this a long time ago and forgot. It sure doesn't remind me of a berry.

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  2. Here it is Kiwi fruit, and always way Kiwi.

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  3. I haven't had a decent kiwi fruit in ages. They're always too hard. I think they pick them too green.

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  4. I've heard they're healthy. Of course you know the real reason I'm here is for the cake. Hugs...RO

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  5. I have heard of chinese gooseberries but never knew that kiwi was one in the same.

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  6. GREAT marketing! I remember when they landed

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  7. I didn't know that but I want to dive into that cake

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  8. Not a big fan; too many little seeds.

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  9. Yep ~ I knew them as Chinese gooseberries. thanks for that walk down memory lane.

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  10. I enjoy kiwis now and then if they're perfectly ripe.

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