News

23
February
2015

Harvest time in Mid Canterbury

The Mid Canterbury Herald recently paid a visit to the Ashburton area to check out the 2015 blackcurrant harvest at …

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23
February
2015

Putting the blackcurrant ‘fitness factor’ to the test

Can New Zealand blackcurrants ‘get you fitter faster’? That’s the question being investigated as part of a broader scientific study currently underway …

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18
February
2015

Another Fabulous Festival

Despite the appearance of some much needed rain on festival day, it still didn’t dampen the spirits at the Sarau Festival on Feb 1st!  For …

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13
January
2015

Sarau Festival 2015

The 2015 Sarau Festival is not far away, and this year’s programme promises to be more exciting than ever!

To find out more about …

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4
September
2014

Tall Blacks Endorse Berry Recovery Powers

New Zealand Blackcurrant processor and exporter, Sujon Berries (Gibb Holdings Ltd), features in the July 2014 edition of …

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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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