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20
May
2014

Health benefits of blackcurrants

I was speaking to a marathon runner recently who mentioned the great benefits of blackcurrants before a race. She eats them …

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20
February
2013

Quality key to Blackcurrant future

“Reports have been emerging of a review of operations at GlaxoSmithKline and the possibility that the company might sell. There has also …

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8
January
2013

Blackcurrant Spring

The New Zealand Blackcurrant Industry features in the October 2012 edition of the NZ Grower Magazine including interviews with BCNZ Chairman Bill …

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18
February
2012

Sarau Festival 2012

The 2012 Sarau Blackcurrant Festival was a hive of vibrant activity marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of …

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11
April
2011

Blackcurrant health benefits – Control of inflammation (asthma)

In 2010 Plant & Food Research Ltd scientists published a preliminary study that showed that natural phytochemicals from blackcurrants may reduce inflammation …

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18
December
2010

The Mighty Blackcurrant Recipe Book

Forty-two fabulous and flavourful recipes for serving healthy, delicious blackcurrants. Get a copy for yourself and another to give as a gift. …

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22
November
2010

Blackcurrants in Cuisine’s Christmas Menu

The November issue of Cuisine is featuring a menu which includes Blackcurrant meringues with Chambord Semifreddo. The meringues use blackcurrant powder which …

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18
November
2010

Further on the Food Bill

Further to our concerns about the Food Bill noted below, the NZ Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has written to Hort NZ.

They are …

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2
November
2010

Blackcurrant health benefits – exercise/sports recovery and immunity

In 2009 Plant & Food Research Ltd scientists discovered and published that an extract from New Zealand blackcurrants that could help protect …

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6
July
2010

Health benefits of blackcurrants highlighted

“New Zealand berry marketers are looking for ways to exploit international research into natural health benefits of blackcurrants.

Different lines of research – …

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LATEST NEWS

New Zealand Blackcurrants a UK superfood

Just as the New Zealand blackcurrant harvest begins, our small purple berries have been declared a superfood by the UK media!

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Scientific evidence building for NZ Blackcurrant benefits in sport and exercise

Exercise Physiology Professor, Professor Mark Willems and his team at the University of Chichester continue to show the huge potential our superfruit, New …

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NZ Blackcurrants Star in Korean TV Show

New Zealand Blackcurrants take centre stage
in a Korean lifestyle channel’s programme
‘Eat Like Them’, which investigates the health and nutritional benefits, …

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