The thorn-free blackcurrant bush is a wild plant that grows approx. 1 to 2m high in moist shrubberies and lowland forests, and is also cultivated in gardens. The ripe berries are harvested from July to August in Central Europe. Blackcurrants are often made into jams, jellies and juices, and are used as a fruity fragrance in the perfume industry. The intense-tasting berry is available as a liquor or syrup under the French name cassis.
Only sun-ripened fruits are used in Grether’s Pastilles. The fruits are only harvested when they have fully developed their intensive aroma and soothing effect. The berries are then carefully hand-picked and processed with care and expertise.
Grether’s Pastilles Blackcurrant
Glucose syrup, sugar, food-grade gelatine, molasses, acidifier (citric acid), blackcurrant juice (1.7%), glycerine (0.5%), thickener (agar-agar), vegetable oil (coconut oil and rapeseed oil), coating agent (beeswax), flavouring, colouring agent (vegetable carbon)
Grether’s Pastilles Blackcurrant sugar-free
Maltitol syrup, food-grade gelatine, blackcurrant juice (2.4%), acidifier (citric acid), glycerine (1.5%), thickener (agar-agar), vegetable oil (coconut oil and rapeseed oil), coating agent (beeswax), flavouring, colouring agent (vegetable carbon), sweetener (acesulfame-K).
With sweeteners. May have a laxative effect if consumed in excess.