Goldenberry (Physalis peruviana) is in the top five Peruvian superfoods with the greatest health benefits as well as having an amazing bittersweet citrus flavor and an exquisite aroma.
· Where to find it
Goldenberryis a native plant of the Peruvian Andes and has been cultivated since the times of the Incas. It is usually cultivated in the regions of Junín, Cusco, Huánuco, Cajamarca and Áncash.
· Health and Immune Boosting Properties
Due to its high content of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, and minerals such as phosphorus and potassium, this superfood is considered a great help to strengthen the immune system.
Since Goldenberry is a powerful antioxidant, it also can help to slow downcellular ageing and improves the cardiovascular health. Quite a few studies have proven that Goldenberries lower the cholesterol levels in patients with hypercholesterolemia.
The Peruvian Public Health Services have pointed out that the large amount of antioxidants allow the organism to combat the negative effects of stress, and helps to stabilize the glucose level in the blood. Goldenberries are often recommended to people with diabetes.
It is also well-known that the high level of vitamin A and C, contributes to the prevention of respiratory diseases. In addition, its antibiotic and diuretic properties help the body toavoid urinary problems.Moreover, the high content of dietary fiber in Goldenberries acts as an intestinal regulator.
· Crunchy Goldenberry Snacks or Superfood Ingredients
Goldenberries are usually consumed fresh or dried. To enjoy crunchy dried Goldenberries with the maximum flavor, color and retaining ALL nutrients always choose NXTDRIED. Our Goldenberry flakes and powders bring intense flavor power and high levels of nutrients to foods and beverages.
· Other Names for Goldenberry
You may already be enjoying fresh Goldenberry or Physalis under other names as they were introduced to Europe, Africa and Asia in the 19th Century and are also grown there today. Names used include Incaberry, Cape Gooseberry, Ground Cherry, Lantern Fruit andAmour en cage.
However, NXTDRIED always processes in Peru fresh Goldenberries grown in Peru. For the world to enjoy!