Our Goldenberries are USDA Certified
Organic by ICS (International Certification Services).
This product has been inspected by Earth Kosher,
a kosher certifying agency in the United States.
Goldenberries are a small yellow-orange fruit that come from
a low growing plant that is in the tomato/green pepper/potato family. They
are also called Incan berries and in the US: ground
cherries. The seeds are often labeled: Chinese
Lantern in seed catalogs. These little fruits originate in South
American cultures and have been used by them for thousands of years. They
have a unique sweet and tart taste and make great snack. Some say the taste
is a bit lemony, others say a bit like pineapples, and still others describe
it as a citrus-like flavor. Never-the-less, in a
1⁄8th cup serving you will receive
12% of the RDI of fiber and 45% of the RDI of
vitamin A. Iron, vitamin C and protein is also present, yet these
berries are low in fat and do not contain a lot of simple sugars.
Wilderness Family Naturals' Certified Organic Goldenberries
are grown in Peru. Only the finest vine-ripened berries are selected for
harvest. These 100% pure Goldenberries are certified
organic, kosher, gluten-free, vegan, and raw. They do not contain
any added sugar or preservatives. Once dried, they are similar in appearance
to the traditional raisin, with wrinkled translucent skin.
Wilderness Family Naturals offers Organic Goldenberries in a
stand-up vapor barrier bag that can be resealed and does not allow light in
to degrade the berries and their nutrients. Once opened just purge the air
from the bag and reseal it. Keep the bag away from extreme heat. These
Goldenberries need no refrigeration for storage less than
6 months. For storage longer than 6 months, refrigeration is
These unique fruits can be added to smoothies, salads, desserts, muffins,
yogurt or cereal. How about a tray of hors d'oeuvres that contains chocolate,
cheese and golden berries, served with a little red wine? Goldenberries can
be used in homemade trail mixes and energy bars and are wonderful used in
chutney, relishes and salsas. The have also commonly used to make jams and
glazes. Because of its sweet/tart flavor, golden berries are an excellent
substitute for apples in pies and crumbles.
Cape Gooseberry, Incan Berry, Inca Berry, Ground Cherry, Chinese Lantern