Color, Aroma & Flavor
NEW ZEALAND BLACKCURRANTS ARE NUTRITIOUS AND DELICIOUS

The most enjoyable and functional characteristics of the New Zealand blackcurrant is their dark purple-red color, delicious flavor, and enchanting aromatic properties. The enticing flavor of blackcurrant juices and other products has been experienced for hundreds of years throughout the world, and it is one of the most popular berry juices available today.

The key factor responsible for the high quality and flavor of New Zealand Blackcurrants is the unique blackcurrant cultivars that have been bread in New Zealand. Just the Berries has developed its own special cultivars, which are not only superior in the effectiveness of health support, but also in their flavor and aroma.

The sour yet sweet fresh taste is derived from an ideal blend of organic acids, sugars and minerals, which are responsible for the nutritional and medical benefits of the berries. Each individual blackcurrant berry is packed with thousands of flavonoids, polyphenols, anthocyanins, vitamins, minerals, fibers and polysaccharides.



VITAL PHYTOCHEMICALS

The aroma of New Zealand blackcurrants do more than just enhance the delightful flavor of the berries; they also play an important role in the blackcurrant’s health benefits ranging from alleviating stress to preventing disease.

PHYTOCHEMICALS, THE BLACKCURRANT’S AROMATIC COMPOUNDS
BENEFIT THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS:

• Medical properties
• Bacteriostatic, antibacterial and antiviral actions
• Digestive aid
• Analgesic action
• Blood circulation
• Expectorant action
• Diminished toxicity

Blackcurrant aromas contain numerous important compounds and terpeneds including β-caryophyllen, terpenoid, ketones, esters, β-pinene, limonene, α-phellandrene, and others which exhibit synergistic effects to create the unique aroma of the berries.

Blackcurrants are not only delicious, but they are also extremely nutritious, and the remarkable aroma of this berry leads to not only a wonderful taste, but also to a great variety of health supporting benefits.