New Zealand Blackcurrant Story
New Zealand is located about half way between the equator and the South Pole.
The South Island of New Zealand produces the highest quality
blackcurrants in the world.
The climate in New Zealand ranges from temperate in the South to sub-tropical in the North.
New Zealand’s South Island has optimal conditions for Blackcurrant growing. Cold winter temperatures and strong sunlight with high UV levels enable the cultivation of blackcurrants with the highest Vitamin C and anthocyanin levels in the world.
Major growing regions within the South Island are Nelson and the