Frieda Caplan

  • Born: August 10, 1923
  • Died: January 18, 2020
  • Location: Los Alamitos, California

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Frieda Caplan

Pioneering produce marketer who named the kiwifruit

Frieda Caplan was the "Kiwi Queen," the founder and owner of Frieda's Inc., the specialty produce company that introduced exotic fruits and vegetables including the kiwifruit, sugar snap peas, and mango to the U.S. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.