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General Produce


Common Packs:


Receiving Inspecting:

Look for plump berries with intact skin, no mold, and consistent color (except for light-colored striations running from top to bottom).

Storage Handling:

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 32-34° F/0-1° C
  • 90-98% relative humidity
14 days.

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.
Seasonal Availability:

Major production areas include California, Oregon, Washington, and New Zealand.