News

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!

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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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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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LATEST NEWS

Purple Reign

“A small tart-tasting fruit long overlooked by foodies and health buffs is about to get its 15 minutes of fame. The kiwi …

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New Zealand blackcurrants linked to improved cardiovascular health in athletes

New Zealand Blackcurrants are being regarded in the UK as a ‘superfood’ and for good reason. A recent dose response study by

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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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