The first writings on the blackcurrant also known as black ribes date back to the XIIth century. It has been valued for centuries as a nutritious food and a wild, edible delicacy. The use of blackcurrant fruit as a herbal medicine emerged in the Middle Ages. Since the 16th century herbalists recommended the berries for treatment of various ailments, today we praise this fruit for its antioxidant properties and Vitamin C content. This jam is like nothing you have tasted before. It is rich, balanced and healthy!