Redcurrants are about 1 cm in diameter and grow in bunches. Their colour ranges from translucent bright to dark red. The flesh ranges from sour to tangy, and contains a number of yellowish-brown seeds.
Redcurrants are very versatile: they are delicious as a snack, and delicious for breakfast with yoghurt, for example. You can also use redcurrants in salads, desserts and cakes.
Redcurrants have their origins in Western Europe. Our redcurrants come from the Netherlands, Chile and Portugal.
The fresh redcurrants have a nice sweet and sour taste. The glossy appearance of the rich collection of bright red berries makes the small, round fruit delicious sweets.
Only wash redcurrants if necessary. Eat them as a snack or use them as a fresh addition to salads, with meat and game dishes. Redcurrants are also perfect with desserts and dairy and can be processed into a jelly, juice or jam.
Keep redcurrants spread on a plate in the fridge, they will keep for longer.
Redcurrants are delicious to use in or on a cake, they give a delicious tangy accent to sweet baking.
Redcurrants are low in calories and contain a lot of dietary fibre, vitamin C and potassium.
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