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General Produce

Cape Gooseberries

Receiving Inspecting:

Berries should be plump with intact skin and no mold. Color should be consistent.

Storage Handling:
 

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 41-54° F/5-12° C
  • 65-70% relative humidity
Shelf-Life:
21 days.
Troubleshooting:

Gooseberries are susceptible to mold; keep dry and cool.

Usage Ideas:

  • Gooseberries’ tartness makes them an excellent complement to game and lamb.
  • Simmer gooseberries with sugar until a jelly forms; press through a sieve, then fold mixture with whipped cream; serve in parfait glasses layered with strawberries.