A temperate fruit crop native to Europe and Asia, now cultivated widely around the world. An immensely popular cordial, used to make a large variety of liquor to non-liquor drinks. In the UK, the cordial extract is mixed with hard cider in “Cider and Black”. Ribena, a non-carbonated soft drink flavored with blackcurrants, takes its name from Ribes, the name of its genus.

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