Greek Goji: The Organic Nutritional Powerhouse

Goji berries have been used in Asian herbal and holistic medicine for over 5,000 years. They are among the most nutrient-rich foods on earth, as they are packed with essential amino acids and possess over 20 trace minerals and vitamins. Couple all this with our certified organic, non-GMO verified growth and harvest processes, throw-in the Greek sun, clean air and you have the Greek Goji.

Our Goji berries, of the Lycium Barbarum family, contain many vitamins, micronutrients and phytochemicals, including:

  • 11 essential and 22 trace dietary minerals
  • 18 amino acids (out of existing 20)
  • 6 vitamins. Goji berries are particularly rich in Vitamins A, B complex and C
  • 8 proteoglycan polysaccharides which represent up to a third of fruit’s pulp weight essential unsaturated fatty acids, linoleic acid and alpha-linoleic acid
  • beta-sitosterol and other phytosterols
  • carotenoids, including beta-carotene (7 mg per 100g of dried fruit) and zeaxanthin (up to 82.4 mg per 100g of dried fruit which makes Goji berries one of the richest edible fruit sources known), lutein, lycopene and cryptoxanthin
  • numerous phenolic pigments associated with antioxidant properties

Select minerals and vitamins given below are for 100 g of dried berries:

  • Calcium: 112 mg, providing about 8-10% of the dietary reference intake (DRI)
  • Potassium: 1,132 mg, DRI: 24%
  • Iron: 9 mg, DRI: 100%
  • Zinc: 2 mg, DRI 18%
  • Selenium: 50 micrograms, DRI: 91%
  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2): 1.3 mg, DRI: 100%
  • Vitamin C: 29-148 mg, DRI: 32-163%