Over ten years making preserves and this is our first batch of Poha Jam. A Kauai friend brought us 5lbs of the berries and we turned them into a refreshing preserve. In the Jam Kitchen we've decided Poha Jam definitely has a flavor profile all its own with back notes of strawberry and fig. Only 10 jars, so order while you can!
This is a popular berry in Hawaii, the fuzzy-leaved bush (aka Poha Berry produces about 1" berries with smooth, waxy orange skin. This tangy sweet fruit tastes like a mixture of pineapple and strawberry and is covered with a lantern-shaped husk.