Squash / Kabocha / Hobaks

Kabocha squash are globe shaped and dark green, with celadon coloured stripes.  They have a dry texture which is favoured for its sweet nutty flavour.  Fully vine ripened and handpicked, succulent Kabocha has an intense yellow-orange flesh and a hard shiny skin.

Kabocha or Hobak is it is known in Korea has an exceptional naturally sweet flavour.  It is very versatile and can be roasted, steamed or baked and is a common ingredient in vegetable tempura and soups.

Kabocha are rich in beta carotene, with iron, vitamin C and potassium.

Bearsley Exports is a major New Zealand Kabocha grower and grows the following popular varieties. We also supply Tongan squash from August to December.

  • Varieties: Ebisu, T133, Ajihei, Kuriyutaka 7
  • Packaging: 600kg bins (other options are available on request)
  • Method of Shipment: Reefer containers.

Great squash recipes