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mdb0610 Aug 6, 2012 05:57 PM

I live in central Jersey and I've been searching for some of the fruits that were available to me when I lived in California.

Does anyone know where I can purchase lingonberries, black or red currants or gooseberries?

...and after watching a Scandinavian cooking show on PBS, I'm dying to try cloudberries...any ideas on where to purchase them?

Thank you

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  1. equal_Mark RE: mdb0610 Aug 6, 2012 06:18 PM

    If you were more specific in the title of your post (i.e. "Lingonberries, black or red currants or gooseberries in CNJ") you would likely get a better response.

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      gigotz RE: mdb0610 Aug 6, 2012 06:27 PM

      You could try Delicious Orchards in Colts Neck.

      1. PuniceaRana RE: mdb0610 Aug 6, 2012 07:16 PM

        I have seen Lingonberries at the Shoprite in Flemington, though I believe they only carry them when they are "in season". I seem to recall seeing gooseberries as well. You may also try the produce stand inside the Dutch Market in Flemington, they carry a wide variety of berries in season as well. (and it is located right next door to Shop Rite.)

        1. PuniceaRana RE: mdb0610 Aug 6, 2012 07:24 PM

          Did a quick google search and found the following site which will tell you NJ farms that are growing the berries you are seeking

          Gooseberries: http://njfb.org/cgi-bin/htmlos.cgi/00...

          I also was told that Kings Supermarkets carries both black and red currents (in season, call your local store for more info)

          1. Curlz RE: mdb0610 Aug 7, 2012 05:56 AM

            Not fresh ones, obviously, but the 'market' in every Ikea store carries a lot of Scandinavian items...a friend who is Swedish stocks up there fairly regularly.

            1. Quine RE: mdb0610 Aug 7, 2012 07:30 AM

              I always find the best, in quality and price, seasonal fruit at large Asian supermarkets. Look for H-Mart or Hong Kong Supermarkets

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