The black currants are produced only in Corinthian territory and also in Western Peloponnese and Zakynthos island. It is a pure product, as it comes out from dried grapes.
It reduces oxidative stress and blood pressure and minimizes the risk of heart diseases. It contains many vitamins, fibber and other ingredients and has high antioxidant content, particularly in vanillic acid, quercetin, gallic acid and resveratrol.
Corinthian currants can be used in Greek salad, in mixtures with nuts, in pudding, in cakes, with yoghurt, as a snackfood and several other applications.
The sultana (also called the sultanina) is a type of white, seedless grape of Greek origin. The Greek sultana raisins are known for their golden colour and unique flavour and taste.
Sultana raisins are eaten as a snack food without further processing and are used in a variety of dishes, such as fruitcakes and Bath buns, sometimes prepared by soaking in water, fruit juice, or alcohol.