Products

Courgette

Courgettes are good sources of potassium, vitamin E for the protection against free radicals; they have diuretic and depurative properties, they help eliminate toxins and waste from the body; they help keep the skin and eyes healthy.

Origin

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Egypt

Spinach

Its high water content favours the intake of liquids during physical activity and the green pigments help the skin recover a healthy glow.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Tomato

Varieties available: “vine-ripened” tomatoes, Cherry tomato, Datterino tomato, Cuore Di Bue tomato, San marzano, Picadilly, Camone, Pachino tomatoes IGP

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia

Pepper

Raw peppers contain numerous indispensable substances for our body: protein, vitamins, salts and sugars. The vitamins and antioxidants that they contain have many healthy benefits, especially in terms of protection and preventing various diseases.

Aubergine

There are two types of Aubergine:

• The long aubergine has high potassium content. It is nutritional and diuretic, it is ideal for high blood pressure and it helps lower high blood fat levels, which is why it is recommended to those with high cholesterol problems.

• The round aubergine is a low calorie vegetable.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Lactuce

Varieties available: Trocadero lettuce, oak leaf lettuce, Lollo lettuce, Romaine lettuce, curly endives, Gentilina Lettuce.

Spring onion

Varieties available: red spring onions.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Egypt

Brocoli

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Grapes

VI, Agricultural Varieties Innovation, is a great project for production in Europe and the exclusive commercialization of seedless white, red and black grapes. 

The ARRA variety has been selected for their extraordinary taste and high Brix degree. They are grapes of special aroma, crunchy, with uniform large seeds, of intense colour, and optimum productivity. The ideal size, the uniformity of calibre and colour, the absence of chemical additives, make it a product that unites excellent aesthetic quality with a truly extraordinary taste. Their characteristics guarantee the possibility to appeal to even the furthest away markets.

Available varieties: Victoria, Italy, Black Magic, Paglieri, Red Globe, seedless black and white Grapes.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Chili
  • Peru
  • South Africa

Plums

Available varieties: all the main ones.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Chile
  • South Africa

Pluot

The Pluot is a mixture between the plum and the apricot. RKG sells the Flavour King variety produced in Italy exclusively. This fruit grows in Spain, France and South Africa; it has an excellent flavour and aroma, and a high degree Brix. Expert and demanding consumers love it.

Berries

The small fruits are raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, blackcurrants. Raspberries commercialized by our group. They come from the major genetic improvement programme promoted by Plant Sciences: they are exclusive varieties called Grandeur and Radiance.  Experiments are now being carried out on blackberries to produce new varieties that would be added to the current ones, namely Tupi and Lookness. As for the blueberries innovation is on the horizon.

Did you know that…?

Small fruits are very nutritious; blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and currants slow down cellular aging and boost and support the immune system.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Uruguay
  • Argentina
  • Chile

Peaches and nectarines

Varieties available: Magique (white nectarine).

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Pear

The shape, size, colour and flavour of pears vary a lot according to the variety. They are rich in simple sugars, above all fructose; their high potassium content makes them suitable for low sodium diets. This fruit helps regulate blood pressure and it helps to lower cholesterol. Varieties available: Abbot, green Williams and red Williams, Saint Mary, Kaiser, Ercolini, Carmen.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Chile
  • Spain
  • Argentina

Saturn peaches and nectarines

Flat peaches are peaches in the characteristic squashed shape with a smaller stone and a sweet intense taste. It is an ancient species, recently updated and evaluated, and it is having great sales success. Flat nectarines are the same apart from the fact that they have velvety skin, and they are similar in appearance as the nectarines. The production and consumption of this fruit is increasing considerably.

Origins

  • Spain

Melon

Different varieties available: Italian and American cantaloupe, Santa Claus Melon, Galia melon and yellow melons

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Brazil

Apple

Apples are the most important fruit dealt with by RKG; some brands, like Rivoira, are leaders on the European, Arab, Latin American and North African markets. Commercialized varieties are mainly the Gala, Red Delicious, Golden, Granny Smith, but our main pride and joy is the Ambrosia: the only Italian apple, grown exclusively from Piemontese and Cuneo. The Rivoira Group has obtained the production and commercialization rights in European for Ambrosia. This apple is the sweetest and it has great flavour qualities; it is ideal for children. In Italy the Esselunga network has exclusive rights over its distribution, it sells Ambrosia juice, apples squashed and turned into sweet drinks without any additives: the ideal snack for a balanced diet.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Lemon

There is a lot of excitement about the production of seedless lemons. This fruit  has an excellent Brix/ acid ratio, selected after thorough field research. In this way lemons with an extraordinarily agreeable taste with an absolutely balanced acidity level can be obtained. Probably, it is one of the most interesting novelties in the field of citrus fruit growing and for our country.

Kiwi

Very interesting research is currently being carried out on the new varieties of yellow and red flesh kiwi, which have a unique taste, their quality is similar to that of the green flesh kiwi, but they have a more intense taste. The new versions will soon be available and they will certainly increase the current commercialised volume.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Chile
  • Australia

Persimmon

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Strawberry

We have the exclusive rights to represent Surexport Italy, one of the major Spanish producers of strawberries and small red berries: raspberries, blackberries, blueberries. This group also has the exclusive rights of use for the Plant Sciences’ selected varieties, an internationally acknowledged research centre Plant Sciences, which uses traditional and innovative hybridizing techniques, and has managed to produce varieties that have an excellent flavour, with an even shape and optimum calibre, resistance to parasites and diseases and high productivity. RKG even markets fruit originating from new Italian cultivations, in particular Piedmontese.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain

Clementine

One of the most successful products is the NADORCOOT variety, it has a great flavour quality that lasts until the end of the season. Currently new varieties are being studied, of both national and foreign production, which will appear on the market soon.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Morocco
  • South Africa
  • Chile

Cherry

The Giant RedFirm Red and other varieties that we are testing have lots of potential particularly for large scale distribution, considering the success they have obtained; they are distinguished for their optimum calibre and for their incomparable taste. The Piedmontese production is absolutely remarkable.

Furthermore, RKM represents a group of American producers in Europe: these cherries are available on our markets when the European production is already over; the flavour value of this fruit increases consumption every year.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Turkey
  • USA

Orange

Different varieties are available: Blood, Sicilian Red, Tarocco, Moorish, Navel, Navelate and Valencia.

Did you know that…?

Oranges contain 87% water, they are low in fat and protein and they are rich in vitamins.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Chile
  • Peru

Watermelon

Origin

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Brazil

Pineapple

Calendar Costa Rica – Cresse

Apricot

The objective of our Project that started ten years ago is to attain the highest quality.

Varieties that belong to the COT group, which have a great flavour, and a high degree Brix have been chosen; specific organoleptic characteristics and an impeccable appearance. Our apricots grow in Italy (400 ha), Spain (150 ha) and Tunisia (100 ha); in this way it is possible to increase the supply and prolong it for several months. The fruit is harvested at the perfect moment of ripeness to guarantee a top class taste for consumers. The overall production amounts to nearly 9000 tons and it is mainly commercialized through large scale distribution.

Did you know that…?

Apricots contain the highest levels of potassium, carotene and vitamin A; they are very nutritious and easy to digest.

Origins

  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Tunisia

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