(VELINO) Roma, 27 Feb - Australia has begun to import kiwifruit from Italy's Veneto region. The first delivery took placein the presence of the Italian consul-general in Melbourne,Marco Maria Cerbo, who had been instrumental in brokering theagreement between the Kiwiny Green company in Giavera delMontello, province of Treviso, and the Premier Fruits Group inMelbourne. The Premier Fruit Group is led by Anthony Di Pietro,a businessman of Italian origins and chairman of Melbourne'sVictory football club, which currently lies in second place inthe A-League. Australian shops will stock kiwi fruit fromTreviso while they are not in season in Australia. Kiwinyproducts are high-quality and organic. The company has been inoperation since the Seventies. It could be said that tradepromotion relations had literally borne fruit, said Mr Cerbo.They had shown that Australia was a promising and importantoutlet and that the institutions had a key role to play increating trade flows. vel.