Displaying items by tag: BLACKCURRANTS

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 09:40

Small berry packs a big punch

One of New Zealand’s smallest fruits has the potential to improve the performance of our country’s sports people.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 May 2020 10:02

NZ blackcurrant sales surge

A UK-based company, believed to be the single biggest exporter of New Zealand blackcurrant product, has seen “very strong” sales as consumers in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic seek healthy dietary supplements.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 September 2019 09:27

Taking blackcurrants to the top of the tree

South Canterbury organic blackcurrant grower Tony Howey wants to topple blueberries from being publicly perceived as the ‘king of antioxidants’.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 September 2019 09:20

Adding value not bulk

While conventional growers would aim for a yield of about 10t/ha, Tony Howey aims for about 5t/ha.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:58

Blackcurrants recovery benefits

A new study by Plant & Food Research has found that an extract from New Zealand blackcurrants could help active people.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 08:35

Super-fruit punching above its weight

New Zealand blackcurrants have been found by the University of Auckland to have high levels of a key nutrient that can support the brains of ageing humans.

Published in General News
Monday, 28 January 2019 10:55

Region helps magic berries to thrive

The rich black colour of blackcurrants is what makes them so valuable, says South Canterbury grower Hamish McFarlane.

Published in General News

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