Varieties – Pysalis, Cape Gooseberry
Availability – All Year
Packaging – 12 pint baskets per case
Growing Areas – Colombia
The Cape Gooseberry is covered with a papery husk. The fruit inside looks a bit like a yellow cherry, and tastes like a sweet tomato. Has a golden color and the berry is yellow-orange in appearance. It possesses a very sweet but tart flavor making them very appealing for many different dishes. Due to their high content of Vitamin A, Calcium and Phosphorus they are reported to help control diabetes, clean the blood and aid in the treatment of the prostate gland. They also aid in digestion.