Also known as gooseberries, the Inca Berry is native to South America, is a small 1-2 cm fruit (about the size of a marble) with a glossy orange-yellow skin that is surrounded by papery leaves.
Inca berries support cellular metabolism. This is due to the high levels of vitamin B12 that the Inca berries contain. This makes Inca berries a great natural source of energy. Many people that regularly consume Inca berries say that Inca berries make them feel great and report high increases in energy levels and mental functioning. They are an excellent source of antioxidants. Components found in the Inca berries have been shown to reduce inflammation as well.
When ripe they are sweet with mildly sour finish making them ideal for snacks,pies,or jams, they are also popping up in a lot of trail mixes lately.