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Product: Golden Berry (Physalis)
Botanical Name: Physalis Peruviana Linnaeus.
About Golden Berries
There are numerous tiny yellow seeds contained within these small, round berries. Ripe golden berries are bright yellow in color and sweet to the taste making it an ideal snack on its own or a valuable added ingredient to pies and jams. It is very popular in fruit salads and also combined with vegetables. Due to its decorative appearance, golden berries are sometimes used in restaurants as an exotic garnish for different desserts.
Golden berries grow in the wild in areas of Peru of very high altitude (up to 2,200 meters in elevation). Recently it has become an important crop and is now being widely introduced in other tropical, sub-tropical and temperate areas.
This fruit is rich Vitamins C and A as well as provide a good source of Vitamins B1 and B2.
Scientific studies of golden berries (also known as the Cape Gooseberry) indicate that they contain significant anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. In folk medicine, physalis peruviana has been used as a medicinal herb for treating different diseases such as cancer, malaria, hepatitis and rheumatism.
Presentation: 100 g bag
Shelf Life: Eight months under proper storage conditions