Dried Physalis/ Gooseberry

Physalis peruviana

Heat dried gooseberries or physalis go through a process which requires no additives, it is 100% natural! This berry belongs to the solanaceae family, as do tomatoes and potatoes.

Dried physalis are great in salads, cereals, in nut mixes and as a garnish in all dishes.

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size 100

Amount per serving
Calories 340
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 23%
Dietary Fiber 11g 37%
Total Sugars 50g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 8g

Calcium 6mg 1%
Iron 8mg 45%
Not a significant source of vitamin D, or potassium.

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

How to eat

Research areas

Research into the health benefits of this fruit is currently being carried out in the following areas:

  • Nutrition research

Dried Physalis/ Gooseberry is...

GOOD SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

Physalis provides 10% or recommended vitamin C, which is also an antioxidant vitamin. It is important for the skin, bones, and connective tissue as well as helping the body absorb iron.

GOOD SOURCE OF DIETARY FIBER

A portion of 28gr of dried physalis provides 12% or recommended daily fiber. Dietary fiber helps lower bad cholesterol, improves digestion, and helps maintain bowel health. The recommended intake of fiber per day is 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men.

Interesting info

The dried gooseberry is of great interest to international markets including the Middle East, where a variety of dried fruit are consumed. According to nutritional research, eating dried fruit is associated with a healthy diet and a good intake of healthy nutrients given their high content of fiber, calcium and minerals perfect for athletes. Additionally, it has many culinary uses such as salads, stuffed turkey and pastries.

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