Goji Berry Powder Freeze-dried Organic

The goji berry originates from Asia and has been used in various Asian cultures for thousands of years. Goji berries are grown along the Yellow River in China. The berries are frozen… Read on below...
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The Goji Tree

The Goji Tree is a shrub/tree on which the goji berry grows and is native to China. This tree was imported into Europe in the 18th century. The long curved branches have thorns. The leaves are grey-green and the flowers purple. The berries are about 2 cm long and orange-red in colour. Before being dried, they are juicy and burst quickly.

The goji tree can withstand all weather conditions, varying between -26℃ in winter and 40℃ in summer. After a growth period of 2 years, the first berries are produced. Goji berries are grown on a plantation along the Yellow River in China. In this area 3000 trees are planted per hectare, where they grow in width. The trees grow to about 1 meter high and produce 1 kilogram of Goji Berries per season.

Processing into freeze dried powder

Our organic powder is made from Goji Berries, grown on the Qinhai-Tibet plateau in southwest China. Referred to as the 'roof of the world', the 2.3 million km² area has an average altitude of over 4000m and is the largest plateau in the country. Due to the altitude of the plantations, the growing goji berries enjoy clean, pure air and the nutritious Himalayan glacier water. These conditions, along with the long hours of sunshine, make goji berries from this region one of the most nutritious in the world.

The harvested fruit is then transported to a processing centre where it is freeze-dried at -54°C. This process ensures that the goji berries retain their original taste, colour and, more importantly, their highly valued nutritional value. After this the dried product is checked and quality tested. Finally, it is ground into a fine powder

Nutrients and uses

These goji berries are dried and 100% organic. They are red in colour and taste sweet and sour. By drying the goji berries have very concentrated nutrients. Goji berries are rich in antioxidants, contain vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, iron, copper, nickel, chromium, magnesium, sodium, calcium and 19 different amino acids. All this makes the goji berry the richest fruit in the world, rightfully a true superfood.

The goji berry can be consumed in different ways. The berry itself can be eaten as a snack. It can also be boiled in water and used as a tea. In addition, the berries can be processed in smoothies and yogurt.

Premium Goji Berry Powder Freeze-dried Organic

Goji Berry Powder Freeze-dried Organic from VehGro is an organic certified product of premium quality. Thanks to this certificate, you know that what you buy has been created with an eye and care for people and nature.

VehGro stands for products that are healthy and of the highest quality. The (organic) natural products we have selected come from various regions of the world. All products are checked in Europe and often also packaged there.

The ORGANIC quality mark stands for 100% controlled organic and reliable. These ingredients are guaranteed to be free of all sorts of additives such as sugars and fats and meet all European requirements with regard to pesticides. The quality of our products is regularly checked.

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