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Organic Dried Zante Currants

Organic Dried Zante Currants
Organic Dried Zante Currants

Bella Viva's organic Zante Currants are dried from the highest quality Black Corinth Grape. They are first known to be cultivated in ancient Greece on the Ionian Island of Zakynthos or "Zante," the English translation. Famous for their intense, rich flavor and small size, they make the perfect ingredient for baked goods, granola, and yogurt. Our organic dried Zante Currants are so good we prefer to eat them right out of the bag.
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Dried from the highest quality Black Corinth Grape, Bella Viva’s Organic Zante Currants are famous for their small size and intense grape flavor.
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Kosher Certified Ingredients: Organic zante currants
Allergen Statement: Packaged in a facility that packs tree nuts and dairy products.

SKU: 701024122012

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Healthy eater
I learned about zantes from "Eating on the Wild Side" book by Jo Robinson. They actually are tiny raisins (grapes), not currants (gooseberry plant family.) I tried them due to their superior nutritional value compared to Thompson seedless raisins. But I keep eating them mostly because they are so tasty...more complex and slightly less sweet flavor compared to Thompsons. Bella Viva has assured me these zantes are not oiled. (Many raisins now are, and sometimes this is not labeled, so you need to check.) So they taste better and are healthier (as oil goes rancid), but still don't stick together like unoiled Thompsons do. I buy these in the 30 lb box and divide them up with friends, so they are affordable. I keep mine in the fridge in the summer & in a cold pantry in the winter. This is my 3rd box of zantes in 3 years; excellent quality each time.
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Reviewed by:  from California on 12/15/2016
5
Delicious taste from currant juice
Wonderful organic currants, wonderful company! I soak the currants overnight and use the juice in a raw organic sprouted oat groat porridge (as my system doesn't tolerate eating the currants themselves). This currant juice adds delicious taste and nutrition and how wonderful it is organic (the only way to go for me for the sake of my own health and that of the planet). Thanks very much!
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Reviewed by:  from California on 1/17/2017
5
These currants are wonderful!
These currants are wonderful! I use them in oatmeal, in salads or just for a snack!
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Reviewed by:  from Petersburg, VA on 8/6/2016
5
excellent quality
I purchased the 5 lb package of Dried Zante Currants. They are amazingly sweet like sugar. There is no oil coating on the outside. I love snacking on them or using them in bakery. I will purchase more next time.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Boston on 6/1/2020
5
Delicious
Since fresh currants are slightly tart, the dried product is delicious. Sweet, but less sweet than other dried fruits. Great for baking, eating with nuts, mixing with plain yogurt or a simple snack. Will definitely purchase again.
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Reviewed by:  from LI, NY on 3/29/2020
5
Ms
It's hard to find currants even in my Washington DC. And I especially wanted organic currants. So I really depend on this source several times a year for my scones and other baking endeavors! They are delicious and fresh and ship very quickly.
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Reviewed by:  from Washington DC on 4/29/2017
5
Tender
It has been along time since I have tasted a dried currant . This batch taste like tiny Tender ,sweet raisons to me. Very tender! The thought of homemade bran muffins or morning glory muffins would be a good recipe for these. Another idea, in spice pumpkin or banana bread too.
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Reviewed by:  from Wi. on 2/1/2017
5
Excellent Value
Best quality and price anywhere.
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Reviewed by:  from Irvine on 8/6/2016
5
Excellent price & flavor
I put these in muffins made with grits, pumpkin seeds and white + spelt flour. If you don't have raisins try these in muffins.
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Reviewed by:  from South Carolina on 6/1/2020
5
Zante dried currant
Has a nice delicate sweetness,not overpowering. Excellent small size for baking.
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Reviewed by:  from Sedro Woolley on 3/28/2020
5
Product:Organic Dried Zante Currants
Ingredients: Zante Currants
Origin:California
Kosher Status: Kosher Certified by Kosher Certification Services
GMO Statement:This Product is 100% GMO Free
Process: Dehydrator dried in compliance with Local, State, and Federal Law Rules and Ordinances. Graded to DFA Standards.s.
Color: black, dark amber
Flavoring:sweet and tangy, typical of muscat raisins
Grading: random
Metal Detection:1.80mm ferric, 2.16mm non-ferric 2.70 stainless
Moisture: 26-30%
Storage:This product does not require cold storage, however, shelf life is greatly increased with cold storage.
Shelf Life:At room temperature 70-78 F, 90 days. Cold Storage 32-40 F, 50% humidity, 365 days.
Case Pack: 1lb, 5lbs, 30lbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 40g

Amount per serving
Calories126
Calories from Fat0
%DV
Total Fat0g0%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium10mg0%
Total Carbohydrate31g10%
Dietary Fiber2g9%
Sugars29g
Protein1g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C2%
Calcium2%
Iron6%