Super Fruit Combines Great Taste and Health Benefits
The finest quality handmade blackcurrant jam from Queens Park Preserves is proving a real hit with the public. Sales are booming this year as word spreads about the quality of this artisan preserve. It has a deep, rich flavour which keeps people coming back for more! Whether used on toast in the morning, on scones with clotted cream at tea-time or as the filling for a classic victoria sponge one thing is certain, this one really hits the spot. Blackcurrants are probably best known for their use in Ribena, with over 95% of British blackcurrants being used to produce the soft drink. We source our fruit from a single award winning Herefordshire farm who were awarded the accolade of ‘Soft Fruit Grower of the Year’ in 2013 and are major suppliers to the producers of Ribena.
Blackcurrants are recognised as a superfruit. They are also associated with bringing many health benefits. It is not widely recognised that blackcurrants are more than three times as rich in vitamin C as oranges. They are also rich in antioxidants. The highly respected Blackcurrant Foundation, reported recently that studies have shown blackcurrants can help reduce levels of cholesterol, boost immune systems and help guard against joint inflammation and kidney stones. There are also beneficial effects for asthma sufferers. So the handmade Blackcurrant jam from Queens Park Preserves not only gives you great flavour and enjoyment, it may improve your quality of life too.