We produce zucchini (also know as a courgette) 12 months a year supplying both wholesale and retail markets, including many nationwide supermarkets.

Varieties Grown

Fresh cut

Availability

Dec – June

Nutritional Highlights

  • Good source of vitamin C
  • Source of folate
  • Source of niacin
  • One of the highest potassium containing vegetables

Selection and Storage

Choose zucchini that is blemish free and has a vibrant, rich colour.

A size of 16-20cm long is when they're at their best.

Avoid any signs of softening or withering.

Store zucchini in the refrigerator in a plastic bag between 2-4 degrees Celsius. Use within 7 days.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: ½ cup diced - 111.8g

Calories: 13

  Average Quantity per serving % Daily intake per serving Average Quantity per 100
Energy (kJ/Cal) 63/15 0.7% 56/13
Protein (g) 2.0 4% 1.8
Fat, total (g) 0.2 0.3% 0.2
- saturated (g) trace 0% trace
Carbohydrate (g) 0.7 0.2% 0.6
sugars (g) 0.7 0.7% 0.6
Dietary fibre (g) 1.2 4% 1.1
Sodium (mg) 0 0% 0
Vitamin C (mg) 12.3 31% RDI* 11.0
Folate (µg) 25 12% RDI* 22
Niacin (mg) 11 11% RDI* 1
Potassium (mg) 413 370
Vitamin E (mg) 0.91 9% RDI* 0.81
Vitamin A Equiv. (µg) 55 7% RDI* 49
Iron (mg) 0.6 5% RDI* 0.5
Thiamin (mg) trace 0% RDI* trace
Riboflavin (mg) trace 0% RDI* trace
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ. Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. *Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult) Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 10th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2014