Blackcurrant

Fruit ( berry )

Blackcurrant is part of the gooseberry family. Black in color, it comes from the blackcurrant bush, a plant native to Northern Europe. The blackcurrant’s culture is mainly found in Europe (Russia, Poland, Great Britain, and France). Blackcurrants are covered with a thin, translucent skin similar to that of grapes. Their flesh is juicy, and contains small seeds. The taste is sour.

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Blackcurrant

Associated Nutrients - Blackcurrant

  • Vitamins C and E
  • Fiber
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium

Associated Qualities - Blackcurrant

  • Antioxidant
  • Contributes to good cardiovascular health
  • Fights against premature aging of cells
  • Protects against colon cancer