Berry juice concentrates are 100% natural with no added sugar or other preservatives. Some of our concentrates are also available as organic products. NFC Juices have been processed as little as possible.
100% berry powder is made of top quality raw material ensuring that all valuable vitamins, natural flavonoids and minerals are preserved. Spray-dried berry powders are made of 100% berry juice concentrate by spray drying.
In making the berry purées without seeds, the skin and the seeds are separated from the berry, thus leaving only the juice and the pulp in the end product.
First-class, clean berries are always used to produce dried berries and berry powders.
Frozen berries are cleaned using a separation system which has a metal detector, a color separator and an X-ray machine.
Liquid sugar or pear juice concentrate are used to sweeten the sugar infused berries.
The blackcurrant is a 1 – 1,5 m tall schrub. Berry is black and fleshy. Harvesting season starts in the midsummer.
In food industry blackcurrants are used to produce juice, jam, dried berries and berry powders as well as to grain and dairy products. By-product fractions in berry processing are suitable for example for animal feed and cosmetic applications.
Blackcurrant is rich in fibre and contains vitamin C and K. Blackcurrant is also good source of potassium and contains lots of anthocyanin.
Blackcurrants of Kiantama come from berry farms where the berries have been grown responsibly and with respect for nature. Depending of the harvest season and availability blackcurrants are from neighboring countries or of Finnish origin. Berries are also available in organic quality depending on the product range.