Incan Berries, also known as Pichuberries or Golden berries, have been growing in the countries of the Andes Mountains for thousands of years. These small, yellow/orangey wild berries are delicious, but with an unusual sweet and sour flavour. Sun-dried Incan berries are slightly larger than raisins and are full of tiny seeds.
Incan berries are 16% protein, making them useful for a healthy snack between meals. They contain a variety of nutrients, including vitamins A, C and B complex, as well as bioflavoids known as vitamin P. Bioflavoids are plant compounds with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects that boost our immune system and protect our cells against cancer and degenerative disease. Incan berries are also a good source of melatonin (promotes restful sleep) and pectin (to help digestion).
Enjoy straight from the bag, or mixed with nuts and dried fruits to make a delicious trail mix. Incan berries also make a tangy topping for desserts and are an ideal ingredient in baked goods, biscuits, porridge, granola and raw chocolate.