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Black Currant

Black Currant

Other Names

American Black Currant
Wild Black Currant

Black Currant Facts

The binomial name for Black Currant is Ribes nigrum. Also known as Blackcurrant. Other popular Currants are the Red Currant and the White Currant. There are many varieties and cultivars of Currants.

Black Currant Farms

It may be possible to find any black currant farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Black Currant Stories

UK blackcurrant growers "optimistic" after Ribena sell-off
British blackcurrant growers can be confident of a continued relationship with Japanese drink brands owner Suntory following its purchase of Ribena from UK-based pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline, according to the head of their industry body. Horticulture Week [ story ]

Reasons to preserve more than blackcurrant jam
THE commuter belt continues to extend its tarmacadam tentacles. But sometimes rural folk themselves don't preserve their way of life. Nearby, a pretty road of cottages bordered by stone walls now faces a sprawling, unfinished housing estate. Further up ... Irish Independent [ story ]

The Strategist Quiz (#322)
This brand was launched in 1936 under the botanical name for the blackcurrant. During the Second World War, other fruits rich in vitamin C, like oranges from Florida, became almost impossible to obtain in the United Kingdom, due to the U boat campaigns. Business Standard [ story ]


Photo - The Tree Farm - Longmont, Colorado

Currant Varieties

Black Currant
Red Currant
White Currant

 
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