Goldenberry

goldenberries

The Goldenberry (Physalis Peruviana) is the “Fruit of the Incas”, a delicious and refreshing tropical fruit with a delicate sour taste. It offers a high energy content, reduces cellular ageing and stabilises blood glucose. It is a fruit rich in vitamin A and C that strengthens the immune system.

It can be eaten as a natural snack, fruit can also accompany salads, yoghurt and cereals as well as being an ingredient in cooking and baking.

  • 100 g of Goldenberry contains 149% more fibre than plums.
  • 100 g of Goldenberry contains 22% less sugar than cranberries.
  • 100 g of Goldenberry contains more potassium than 3 bananas.

EASY TO INCORPORATE

Dried Goldeberry can be used in juices, jams and as a healthy snack as "raisins", and many more way with creativity.

UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS

Goldenberry contains about 2% oil on a fresh weight basis and the main fatty acid of the oil is linoleic acid. The Goldenberry also contains a relatively high portion of oleic acid and γ-linolenic acid.

HIGH ANTIOXIDANTS

One study showed that intake of Goldenberry (Physalis Peruviana L.) reduces young adults postprandial glycemia, at 90 and 120 minutes

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY

The anti-inflammatory activity of the Goldenberry (physalis peruviana L.) was evaluated by extraction of bioactive compounds with supercritical CO2, with which they obtain high levels of flavonoids 234mg/g and phenol 90 mg/g

SOME VITAMINS

Goldenberry is an excellent source of provitamin A (3000 IU of carotene per 100g) and 58-68mg of vitamin C per 100g.

HIGH MINERALS

Goldenberry has a relatively high content of minerals, such as iron, potassium and zinc. Iron: 0.3 - 1.23 mg/100g Potassium: 27 - 55.3mg/100g and Zinc: 0.28 - 0.4 mg/100g

Presentations

aguaymanto

GOLDENBERRY

Dried Goldenberry

Our Goldenberry is planted and harvested throughout the inter-Andean valleys of the departments of Ayacucho, Huánuco and Junin and is cared for throughout the entire process, from seedbed to hand-picking. Farmers receive a fair income for their produce as well as training to ensure the best product at all times.

Our top quality dried Aguaymantos are available from February to June.

Origin of our Goldenberry