I have never tasted a gooseberry. They aren’t sold around here. I have heard of them for a long time.
Gooseberries do grow in the US, but not on a wide scale. They may try to grow them commercially at some point.
This shows where gooseberry are produced commercially by, Anwar saadat, English Wikipedia.
The pictures are from Wikimedia Commons.
A gooseberry bud by, Jerzey Opiola.
By, User: Rasbak.