The Black Currant is a small, tart berry that originated in Northern Europe, and is now found in many places throughout the world. The flavor of the black currant is popular in both sweet and savory products, and can make a great addition to many recipes!
Did you know?
- Black Currant became popular during World War II. Fruits that were high in Vitamin C were hard to come by, and this berry came to the rescue! Beginning in 1942, Black Currant syrup was distributed, free of charge, to children in Europe.
- In the United States, Black Currant was once referred to as the “forbidden fruit”. It was banned due to its ability to spread white pine disease which affected the logging industry.
It is still banned in several states today.
We can source Black Currant in the following formats:
- Juice Concentrates
- NFC Juices
- Puree Concentrates