In today’s news from the ITV, it was announced that Ribena and Capri Sun will be axed from Tesco stores over child obesity fears1.
But fear not, if Ribena starts disappearing from your local Tesco store you could always move closer to where they breed the blackcurrants for Ribena. The Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS), producers of popular fruit drink Ribena, recently signed a 5 year blackcurrant breeding contract with the James Hutton Institute Limited, based in Dundee. This new deal builds on the successful commercial relationship between Scottish fruit breeders and the makers of Ribena over the past 25 years2.
Berries are good for you
What’s more, Dr Gordon McDougall, of the James Hutton Institute, found that blackcurrants can contain six to eight times the concentration of antioxidants of cultivated blueberries3.
So, if you want to be able to smell the Ribena fields from your garden or are thinking about joining the University of Dundee’s Division of Plant Sciences, then take a look at the properties currently on the market with our Your Move Dundee branch.