Dori is a yellow-fleshed kiwi fruit with a relatively smooth brown skin.

Dori is an early variety, being harvested about 1 month before Hayward.

Good Fruit Guide Rating: ***

Sweet, slight acidity, yellow-fleshed

Names: AC1536; Dori; Dorì

Origin: Italy. Dori was developed in a collaboration between the Universities of Udine and Bologna, which started in year 2000. Marketing and development has been controlled by Consorzio Dori Europe and Summerfruit, Castel Bolognese, Ravenna since 2013.

Grown in: Italy (in particular Lazio, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto and Piemonte), France, Spain, Portugal and Chile. Commercial production started in earnest in 2016.

Harvest & Availability: Dori is generally available in UK as follows:

  • January:                                    Italy
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  • October:                                   Italy
  • November:                               Italy
  • December:                                Italy


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