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Black Currants – A Currant Affair

The black currant has long been popular in Europe, especially as a juice in beverages and desserts. Noted for significant amounts of antioxidant Vitamin C, this berry offers a rich flavor and dark purple color originating from its high content of anthocyanins. With popularity growing in the US market, black currants:
  • Offer over 7x the total polyphenol content and 4x the in vitro antioxidant capacity of red grapes
  • Are extremely high in Vitamin C, with 302% of daily value per 100g
  • Offer many essential vitamins such as Vitamin A, beta-carotene and thiamin
  • Provide good amounts of dietary minerals including copper, calcium, iron, manganese, magnesium, potassium and dietary fiber

Black currants are unique ingredients that can add both taste and nutrients to a variety of health and wellness products.


Currant MicroDried® Products

 WHOLE Black Currant Whole (Intermediate Moisture) FG70081
Specification Nutritional
 FRAGMENTS  
Black Currant Fragments (with Fines) FG10049
Specification Nutritional
 POWDER Black Currant Powder FG10004
Specification Nutritional
  Black Currant Powder with Flow Agent FG70069 Specification Nutritional

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