Red Currant Berries (Organic) 125G

$7.80

Red Currant Berries (Organic) 125G

Red currants may be small, but they are actually tiny powerhouses of essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are key to looking youthful, feeling great and keeping healthy and nourished.

Red currants are sweet yet immensily tart berries, with similar flavour to blackberries. Compared to other berries, red currants are not that popular as they are too tart to eat by themselves. However, they are not to be tossed aside, the do contain several health benefits and are rich in antioxidants, as most berries are. Their beautiful appearance and striking colour make them popular decorative pieces and garnishing items in different cuisines.

Red currants are often made into jams, as well as being used in various desserts, drinks and also in alternative medicine.

Next time you buy red currants, add them to your smoothies, juices or sauces, to make the most of this beautiful red fruit.

The table below shows the various nutrients in red currants, per 100 g serving:

Red Currant Nutrition Facts

Nutrient
Health Benefits
% Daily Value
Potassium
Stabilizes blood pressure, promotes cardiovascular health
7%
Fiber
Prevents constipation
17%
Protein
Building blocks of life, important in the growth and maintenance of every cell in the body.
2%
Vitamin C
Strengthens the immune system, prevents free radical damage in body cells
68%
Vitamin B6
Necessary for new skin cell formation.
5%
Magnesium
Needed for transmission of nerve impulses, detoxification and energy production.
3%
Iron
Essential for the formation of red blood cells.
5%
Calcium
Important in the formation of strong bones and teeth
3%
Table showing nutrition per 100g of red currant berries. Data sourced from USDA.

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