Currants are a superfood worthy of the name. These tiny Greek dried grapes boast an impressive nutritional profile, and contain high quantities of essential vitamins and minerals such as Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Calcium, Manganese, Zinc, as well as antioxidants such as flavonoids and anthocyanins.

Traditionally used in sweet dishes across Europe, currants have been cultivated in Southern Greece, in the Peloponnese and the regions on the Ionian coast since the times of the ancient Greeks. The export industry drove the local economy to prosperity in the second half of the 19th century, however the industry suffered collapse from the 1890s to 1910s due to market pressures from new competing producers, and has never fully recovered since.


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Conventional (Greece)

Alex Poole

Associate Director
Senior Trader

Alex has worked at Freeworld since 2003. Alex works from our Edinburgh office, his product expertise is in dried fruit and seeds.


Through our relationship with farmers, we can contract grow certain products & process to meet specification. MOQ applies.

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