Try our Fresh Frozen Washington Black Currants today!
Our Fresh Frozen Black Currants (or Ribes nigrum) are grown locally in the lush and fertile soils of Skagit Valley, Washington against the backdrop of the Cascade Mountains. Our currants are second to none. They have a distinctive sharp, savory taste, making them great additions to smoothies, pastries, meat sauces, juices and desserts. Black Currants are extremely aromatic and their flavor is unmatched. Currants can take some getting use to flavor-wise, but they are sure to become a favorite in no time. Fragrant and aromatic, black currants are an extremely rich source of antioxidants and vitamins. Just 1/2 cup of our fresh frozen Black Currants provides 169% daily value of vitamin C. New studies show their amazing benefits with halting the spread of glaucoma. In a double blind human trial they were shown to halt the progression of glaucoma when compared to your standard prescribed eye drops. Our Black Currants are hand gathered then flash frozen on harvest day to preserve the nutritional value, flavor and aroma. This is very promising for anybody out there with eye problems in the family. Black currants grow throughout Europe, New Zealand and Canada and are slowly becoming popular in the United States again. Buy our black currants online and have them shipped frozen to your door.
Antioxidant (ORAC) Score 5,600 (uMTE/100g)
- Black currants are known for their high content of vitamin C and potassium. They contain twice the amount of potassium found in bananas, 5 times the vitamin C in oranges and over twice the antioxidants in blueberries.
- Currants contain anthocyanins that help in fighting against cardiovascular disease, aging, joint inflammation, eyestrain, urinary infections, kidney stones and even cancer.
- New comprehensive study shows black currants can halt the spread of glaucoma. One group took the best drugs on the market and the other took black currants along with the drugs. Remarkably the black currant group showed no signs of the glaucoma spreading while the other group saw no improvements.
- Smoothies, meat topping, jam, jelly, chutney, muffins