Goji Berries

Use Ojio Organic Goji Berries in place of any dried berries for salads, cereal, baked goods and more.
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We’ve found that the best goji berries grow in extreme climates, where plant life has learned to adapt. Our goji berries come from these pristine areas where they are grown, harvested and dried to perfection.


TASTING NOTES:

Cranberry | Raisin | Sweet Cherry Tomato


CERTIFICATIONS:

     


Prop 65 Notice: WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

GROWING

Flavorful and nutrient-rich goji berries grow at high altitudes and in arid climates. Our goji berries grow in these remote areas where sun, fresh air and water from clean sources are abundant.


HARVESTING

Goji berries are harvested once a year and the whole harvest takes about two months to complete. Each berry is handpicked because of its delicate nature, placed in bamboo baskets and sent to a nearby facility for cleaning.


CLEANING/DRYING

After the goji berries have been picked they need to be cleaned and dried quickly. The facility is a twenty minute scooter drive away and upon arrival the berries are gently washed with an organic solution, rinsed and laid out to dry. Our berries are dried in small batches and closely monitored to ensure consistent quality. Each batch is “baked” in temperatures less than 117 degrees until all the moisture is removed and sent to be sorted.


SORTING

After all the berries are dried they are sorted by weight and size. Smaller berries are less expensive and larger ones are juicier and more expensive, we’ve tested all the sizes and thought the largest were going to be the best but the second largest size have the perfect balance of flavor, texture and nutritional content. When sorting is complete the berries go through several metal and color detectors where any bad berries are removed and the rest are sent to be packed.

Located northwest of China, the Qinghai Province spreads across the high altitudes of the Tibetan Plateau. As a result of its geographic location, temperatures range from 0 – 70 degrees Fahrenheit annually. Harsh winds, plenty of sun and the arid climate contribute to making plant life strong, resilient and well, super.


VARIETY

Chinese Wolfberry


ORIGIN

Qinghai Province, China

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 Cup (28g)

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 130mg 15%
Potassium 385mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 4%
Sugars 16g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A  110% Vitamin C  15%
Vitamin E 0% Vitamin K 0%
Calcium  2% Iron  10%
Niacin  0% Phosphorus  0%
Magnesium  0% Zinc  0%
Folate  0% Copper  0%
Riboflavin  0% Manganese  0%

* Percent DV are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.



Omega 3 Fatty Acids 0g
Omega 6 Fatty Acids 0g
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