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Where do the fruit currants come from?

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Answered 2007-09-03 11:40:52

Currants can be from the shrub in the genus Ribes, such as red currants and black currants. These grow throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Also, currants can refer to the fruit of current grape varieties which are usually dried and used in cooking and originated in Mediterranean countries..

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