[NAFEX] Improved Black Currants?

Tom Olenio tolenio at sentex.net
Wed Mar 3 09:47:54 EST 2004


There is a fellow not too far from me that had his entire
crop of Titania refused by a processor because the sugar
content was too low.

The grower blamed the Titania cultivar, and was looking for
a new one, as I recall.

Is Titania lower in sugar than some other black currant


Ribes60 at aol.com wrote:

>  Kevin, "improved" means better and Titania for instance
> is better than consort. I used to think that Pixwell
> gooseberries were good and the yield was very good, then I
> tasted some really good gooseberries and now I don't even
> pick my Pixwells, it is a matter of taste experience. Look
> how many people think that Red delicious is a real good
> apple. I think that you will find that there are a lot od
> black currants that yield much better than Consort. Ed
> Mashburn

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