All About Gooseberry

Latin name : Ribes uva-crispa

Flourishing in Northern Europe, gooseberries thrive in cool climates and are indigenous in Europe and Western and South East Asia.

The gooseberry is tart, slightly sour in taste and often used as an ingredient in deserts and flavoured waters.

Fruit fact...

The gooseberry is a species of the Ribes. Ribes include the blackcurrant, redcurrant and the white currant.

Times of harvest

Northern Hemisphere

July, August, September

Significant countries of origin

Russia, North Europe, U.K.