Dried Black Currant California - 100 Gms
Dried Black Currants are an excellent source of nutrition. Dried black currants are cholesterol free, low fat, high protein and include dietary fiber, copper, manganese and potassium.
The blackcurrant is a woody shrub in the family Grossulariaceae grown for its piquant berries. It is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia. It is winter hardy but cold weather at flowering time during the spring reduces the size of the crop. The fruit is particularly rich in vitamin C and polyphenol phytochemicals. Blackcurrants can be eaten raw or dried but are usually cooked in a variety of sweet or savoury dishes.
Black Currant are used to make jams, jellies and syrups and are grown commercially for the juice market. Black Currant is also used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages and both fruit and foliage have uses in traditional medicine and the preparation of dyes.