Freshly picked redcurrants ready for the saucepan
Common name: REDCURRANTS
Botanical name: RIBES RUBRUM
Harvest time: JULY/AUGUST in UK
Blood: high in IRON helping form red blood cells
Heart: POTASSIUM helps lower blood pressure
Digestion: good FIBRE for the gut that helps avoid constipation
Immune system: VITAMIN C protects against viruses and harmful bacteria
Skin: VITAMINS B & C help with skin cell regeneration and repair from UV damage
These redcurrants are freshly picked from a London garden in late July.
They have been grown on peat free soil and have zero food miles, and zero packaging.
They will be cooked down into redcurrant jelly for use in cooking, deserts and as a side dish at Christmas 🙂