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Blue Currant

Blue Currant

Other Names

Skunk Currant
Stink Currant

Blue Currant Facts

The binomial name for Blue Currant is Ribes bracteosum. Also known by other common names, including California Black Currant, Greyberry, Skunk Currant, and especially Stink Currant.

Blue Currant Farms

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

Blue Currant Stories

Black Currants: Sweet/tart delight
Today I have included a few recipes featuring the black currant. I also encourage you to add them to iced tea, cook down with sugar and top over ice cream, add into muffins or scones. Treat the sweet tart currant like you would most berries and the ... Ledger Independent [ story ]

This delicious berry normalizes blood pressure
Currant berry is not simple, and of all varieties the most valuable is black currants, but red and white currants have their advantages. So what we did not know about this familiar from childhood fairy berry? First, probably the most important, but ... (press release) [ story ]

How is beer connected to the Festival of Pentecost?
The appropriately colored red currant berries come to flower around the time of Pentecost, and so they are included in holy day recipes. A popular one is Ripsfromas, a red currant mousse made with whipped eggs and heavy cream and a lot of sugar. The ... Redlands Daily Facts [ story ]

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