Jo Hilditch and British Cassis

Jo Hilditch and British Cassis

The Blackcurrant Foundation is a collection of 35 growers who manage over 5,000 hectares of blackcurrant crop across the length and breadth of the UK. Each year, over 10,000 tonnes of delicious blackcurrants are produced, with the majority used to make the...

Rosie’s Diary: Part 3

Rosie’s Diary: Part 3

It was no surprise that last month was confirmed as the driest May since records began. So, after a very sunny and warm spring, farmers across the country, including myself have been very happy to see some much needed rain in recent weeks! The fields have really...

Rosie’s Diary: Part 2

Rosie’s Diary: Part 2

It’s been a busy and beautiful month here at Gorgate Farm. Whilst our berries are currently green and growing well as we head towards summer, I’ve been working on some extremely exciting biodiversity projects, which will help us now and even more so in the future.  As...

Dash Water: A sparkling journey to reducing food waste

Dash Water: A sparkling journey to reducing food waste

Here at the Blackcurrant Foundation, sustainability is at the heart of what we do. As a collection of growers, our aim is to leave the land as we found it by using a range of methods to sustainably grow our crop of over 13,000 blackcurrants every year, minimising...