One of the many examples of red kiwifruit being developed by Plant & Food The red fruit would also help keep the kiwifruit industry out of the. Kiwifruit (often abbreviated as kiwi) or Chinese gooseberry is the edible berries of several Kiwifruit has since become a common name for all commercially grown fruit from the genus Actinidia. In New Arctic kiwifruit (A. kolomikta), purple kiwifruit (A. melanandra), silver vine (A. polygama), hearty red kiwifruit (A. purpurea).Actinidia deliciosa · Actinidia · Kiwifruit industry in New Zealand · Gooseberry. I was very eager to try the red kiwi fruit by Zespri at the local NTUC Fairprice last month, and got a pack before they ran out of stock. Indeed they.