Black Zakynthian currants by Stories of Greek Origin

Black currants could be characterized as “nature’s candies” but they are one of the most nutritious dried fruits in the world.

currants_storiesStories’ of Greek Origin black currants are seedless, soft raisins of exquisite taste, fine aroma and unique quality.

They are the product of a special variety of small, delicious dark grapes, being cultivated in the Ionian island of Zakynthos. The island features a rich local flora and a mild Mediterranean climate with long sunshine periods, two basic factors that lead to the growing of cultivars with distinctive flavor and special quality attributes. “Zante Currants” are recognized as a Protected Designation of Origin product by European Union.

After being harvested, the raisins are left to dry naturally under the sun. Then they are handpicked and selected one by one and packed carefully in a sealed, luxurious glass jar.

Raisins are cholesterol-free, low in sodium and totally fat-free. They are a good source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber and they make the perfect snack for whichever time of the day.

Replace salty, mass produced snacks with a handful of Stories’ of Greek Origin black currants and give your palate and your health a treat!

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