The blackcurrant is a fruit grown in woody shrub & is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia where it prefers damp fertile soils and is widely cultivated
The fruit is rich in vitamin C, various other nutrients, phytochemicals, and antioxidants. Blackcurrants can be eaten raw but are usually cooked in a variety of sweet or savory dishes.
They are used to make jams, jellies, and syrups and are grown commercially for the juice market. The fruit is also used in the preparation of alcoholic beverages and both fruit and foliage have used in traditional medicine and the preparation of dyes.