Currant from Uzbekistan Currants are dried, black, seedless grapes. Currants are an excellent source of antioxidants and polyphenol compounds (1) (flavonoids, anthocyanins, proanthocyanidins, procyanidins, resveratrol) and it has a very high antioxidant content (2). The currants have some advantages over several other fruits because they are coming from black/deep blue grapes, which are considered as better phenolic source than white grape in antioxidants and anthocyanins (3). The drying of currants under low relative humidity and in moderate temperatures allows the preservation of antioxidants and vitamins of grapes when they are turned to currants.
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