Black currants are small, tart dark violet-black berries produced by the Ribes nigrum plant.  

Health considerations

Black currants are a good source of iron and potassium, and a very good source of vitamin C and manganese. Black currants are high in antioxidants, mostly due to their high anthocyanin content.

May be found in

Juices, desserts, pastries, jams, pies, jelly, syrup


Nutrition Data 

Antioxidants & redox signaling

Alternative Spellings and Names

Ribes nigrum

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