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blackcurrant

1. a N temperate shrub, Ribes nigrum, having red or white flowers and small edible black berries: family Grossulariaceae
2. 
a. the fruit of this shrub
b. (as modifier): #5blackcurrant jelly
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Pruning is similar to blackcurrants but use netting to protect crops from birds.
Redcurrants - Very similar to blackcurrants in terms of nutrition.
These actions are distinct from the inflammation-reducing activity of another group of compounds, anthocycanins, which are also rich in blackcurrants.
Epigallocatechin is a known antioxidant and a major component of proanthocyanidins found in blackcurrants.
Q I have two-year-old blackcurrant bushes which I didn't prune last autumn.
Tender loving rose buds mingle with spicy fresh pink peppercorns and blackcurrants.
Finish with ice-cream or cream and decorate with blackcurrants.
Check the blackcurrants for any remaining stalks and blemishes, and rinse quickly under a cold tap.
Now's the time to net your blackcurrants against birds
A study by the Blackcurrant Foundation found that 53% identified 'green' foods as being beneficial to health.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Natural chemicals from blackcurrants may help breathing in some types of asthma, claims a preliminary study.
FOR a delicious taste of Britain that's full of healthy benefits and purple goodness, look no further than the home-grown superfruit, blackcurrants.