Where Can I Get Juniper Berries In South Africa

What is a Juniper Berries?

A juniper berry is a female seed cone produced by various species of junipers. 

Where Can I Get Juniper Berries In South Africa?

Komati Foods

Address: 13 Bp Rd, Montague Gardens, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 5 pm

Phone: +27 21 555 4295

Komati Foods

Address: 74 Lower Main Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 21 448 2130


Address: 9 Sonnet Quay Marina De Gamma, Muizenberg, Cape Town, 7945, South Africa

Areas served: South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes at 6:30 pm

Phone: +27 82 929 9755

How long do Juniper Berries take to grow?

Thriving in sun or part shade, the berries can take up to two years to ripen.

What season do juniper berries grow?

Many guides recommend harvesting in the fall and winter, and this is the most reliable time to find ripe fruits. But you can technically harvest year-round, depending on the species.

Be aware, however, that lots of birds and mammals like to eat them, so if you wait too long, they’re likely to get to them first.

What is juniper berries used for?

The dried berries are crushed or ground to release their flavor before they are added to a dish. These are used to flavor meat, soups, sauces, stews, stuffing, and pickled foods.

The berries are also used to flavor certain alcoholic beverages like beer and gin.