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Kiwi fruit originally came from Shaanxi, China where it is known as yáng táo

After being introduced to New Zealand were renamed as Chinese Gooseberries because people thought they tasted like gooseberries.

Because of the Cold War they were renamed as Kiwi Fruit

They are cultivated in many countries including the US, Chile, New Zealand, Chile, Portugal, Spain, India, China and Japan. However the biggest producer is Italy.

They are regarded as the national fruit of China.
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