INCA BERRY / PHYSALIS

Golden Inca berry, also known as Physalis, were already being used early on by the Inca Indians for their nutritional properties and exciting taste!

These golden berries have received many names in English, but you may recognize them as Physalis or Alkekengy. The tangy and delicious berry that you find in many tropical fruit dishes is also called Inca Berries or Golden Berries and its Latin name is Physalis peruviana L. The berries were already being grown by the Inca Indians for their nutritional properties but they are found in many parts of the tropics, including the Amazon. The berries grow on a plant that is about 1 meter high and produces yellow-orange fruit that is covered with small, thin leaves. If you like small, healthy fruits and berries then the Inca Berry makes the perfect, tongue tantalizing option. The tart berry is about the size of a cherry tomato.

Nutrition
Inca berries contain Vitamin C, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Potassium. They also contain flavonoids and carotenoids. Inca berries are delicious to eat straight from the bag, a handful a day as they are, or added to salads desserts, cocktails and smoothies.

Superfruits Inca Berries are organically grown and certified. The berries come from Peru, Ecuador and Colombia. Gladly try them with some of our other berries and you will find an exciting and healthy mix.