Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Goldenberry, also known as cape gooseberry, is a shrub native to the Andes. It relate to both tomatoes and potatoes and prefers the same growing conditions as tomatoes.

The goldenberry plant, is a small perennial bush that grows up to about 1m high and flowers from the middle of summer to the middle of autumn, with berries ripening from the end of summer to the end of autumn.

Goldenberry fruits are succulent gone spheres the size of marbles with a pleasing lanterns. The attractive and symmetrical husk with its edible yellow fruit inside gives it an eye-catching appearance and potential market appeal.

It is described as having a pleasant flavor that is similar to tomatoes. The fruit is an excellent source of vitamins A an C as well as minerals.

The fruit is eaten in many ways including in salads cooked dishes, chocolate-covered desserts, jams, preserves and natural snack.

Goldenberries make excellent jellies and jam because of the very high content of pectin. In United States, they are best known as preserves.
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