What is New Zealand Blackcurrants?

What is New Zealand Blackcurrants?

In Japan, Blackcurrantsis the French name for blackcurrants, a small dark purple, almost black berry with a sweet crisp taste and a refreshing aroma.  While originally grown in France, one of the major growing areas for Blackcurrants, or blackcurrants, is now New Zealand.

The clean growing conditions, pure air and water, and high levels of sunshine in New Zealand give New Zealand Blackcurrants the highest levels of health-giving anthocyanins of any berry grown anywhere else in the world, including Blackcurrants grown in France!

High Nutritional Value and the Various Uses of New Zealand Blackcurrants

New Zealand Blackcurrants are harvested in midsummer, carefully sorted, and immediately frozen to preserve their flavor and nutrition. They are then processed into frozen fruit, juice concentrate, puree, or powder. New Zealand Blackcurrants in these formats are added to a variety of items such as nutraceuticals, juice, yogurt, ice cream, and breakfast cereals. Their refreshing, sweet, and crisp flavor is very compatible with dairy products and meat as well as other fruits and berries. They are a versatile ingredient that is increasingly popular not only in France and New Zealand, but also around the world, including in Japan.

Endless possibilities with
New Zealand Blackcurrants

The health benefits of New Zealand Blackcurrants in conjunction with their fresh, crisp flavour and versatility in a variety of dishes or formats makes New Zealand Blackcurrants an obvious choice for any menu or product.