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Make your own summer berry smoothie

Make your own summer berry smoothie

The blackcurrant season is upon us, with the official harvest starting on 7 July. Make the most of this nutritious fruit by making your own fruit smoothie.Summer berry smoothie - BLACKCURRANT FOUNDATION_55575

Summer Berry Smoothie

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 mins


  • 150g fresh or thawed from frozen blackcurrants
  • 200g fresh or thawed from frozen strawberries, sliced in half
  • 150g fresh or thawed from frozen raspberries
  • 1 large banana
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tbsp runny honey
  • a few ice-cubes


  1. Place all the ingredients into a blender, and whizz until smooth.
  2. Serve in a large glass with a few blackcurrants or berries on top

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Did you know…

95% of British blackcurrants are made into Ribena

Over 14 billion berries will be harvested this season

Blackcurrants have four times more vitamin C in them than oranges

During July and August, The Blackcurrant Foundation is hosting a series of farm events across the UK in association with Ribena called The Big Berry Bash where consumers can understand more about blackcurrant growing, as well as enjoy some in-field entertainment and PYO.  More details here:

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