Think you know what Italy’s top export is?

I bet you don’t. If you said “pasta”, “olive oil”, or “wine”, you’re wrong. According to Investopedia, Italy’s top export is kiwis!

Wait, you’re thinking. Doesn’t New Zealand export most of the world’s kiwis? No, actually they don’t. Italy exports almost 410 million tons of kiwis each year, surpassing New Zealand’s total kiwi exports annually of about 360 million tons.

Is this what comes to mind when you think of Italy?

The article at goes on to list several other surprising top exports. Have a look.


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