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Currants and Sultanas from Corinthia – Greece

CURRANTS

Superfood from Greece

Currant is a natural product made by sun drying the grapes of the Greek vine variety under the scientific name Vitis Vinifera L.

Currant is cultivated in Greece and particularly on the coasts of North and West Peloponnesus as well as the Ionian islands where the soil and climatic conditions thanks to the sea breeze and the sunshine are ideal for the production of a natural product of sublime quality.

Due to its excellent properties, currant has been part of the daily diet since the ancient years. Today, it is consumed as a snack or it is used as an ingredient in cooking, bakery, cake making etc preserving all its nutritious properties.

*Bulk sales in carton boxes of 10 and 12,5kg net weight
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Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.

Hippocrates

The particular product, as the dehydrated grapes of the homonymous variety, is a natural product which preserves all the ingredients of fresh grapes such as sugars, vitamins, mineral salts, vegetable fibres, antioxidants and flavors.

The product is generally considered as an excellent natural alternative food and sweetener with a perfect taste and aroma. Its sugars, mainly fructose and glucose, are simple sugars (monosaccharide) and it is a precious direct energy source for the human organism (those are sugars of fruits and honey).

It is rich in iron, potassium and magnesium and has high levels of calcium, zinc, manganese and other mineral substances as well as vitamins. It is very rich in vegetable fibres and antioxidants (flavonoids, anthocyanins etc.) and is cholesterol and sodium-free.

Nutricius value per 100g
Energy

294 Kcal (1231 kJ)

Proteins

2.5 g

Carbon hydrates

77.5±2 g

Sugar

68±2 g

Fat

< 0.4 g

Dietary Fibres

6.7 g

Vitamins

A, B6, B12, C, E

 

Minerals per 100g

Potassium

710mg

Magnesium

30mg

Iron

4mg

Zinc

0.6mg

Calcium

10mg

Phosphorus

181mg

SULTANAS

Greek Raisins

In Greece Sultanas is mainly cultivated in the areas of Crete and Corinthia.

It has high nutritional value and is a source of vitamins and minerals essential for healthy human development by offering natural energy without containing fat and cholesterol.

*Bulk sales in carton boxes of 10 and 12,5kg net weight

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PURA GRECA S.M.P.C.
ARKOUDA MOULKIOU
20200, KIATO KORINTHIAS
GREECE

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