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clareb02 Wed 29-Jun-16 20:40:39

can anyone tell me where to get them, and when the season ends?looking for a supermarket supplier- I'm in London so have to travel a bit to get a big branch. hoping to try to make redcurrant jelly, thanks!

BuntyBlue Wed 29-Jun-16 20:44:07

Did you know this is showing as having been posted 18 times grin.

I hope you find them.

RiverTam Wed 29-Jun-16 20:44:50

It's important stuff. I love redcurrant jelly.

CharleyDavidson Wed 29-Jun-16 20:48:36

Sorry. Not seen any in our local supermarkets here yet. The ones in my garden are far from ripe though.

clareb02 Wed 29-Jun-16 20:58:12

oops have no idea what happened, maybe a button jammed on the laptop! sorry!!

TheSpottedZebra Wed 29-Jun-16 21:03:29

July /August for uk, outside-grown ones I think. I grow them, and they're not ripe yet.

They'll be in all the major supermarkets, briefly. Or on pick your own farms, if you fancy a trip to the country? Aldi had frozen ones briefly last year, IIRC.

Or, you could try your local allotment sites and see if you can buy some from someone. Loads of people seem to grow and discard them on my site!

OldLagNewName Thu 30-Jun-16 09:57:31

Mine are just ripe now (SE England). But I haven't got enough to share, sorry! I agree with others that PYO or a local allotment is the way to go. Supermarket ones are too expensive to buy jam quantities (unless you really don't care about cost).

MERLYPUSSEDOFF Thu 30-Jun-16 13:23:53

Mine are ripe now. Haven't seen any in shops.

Blondie1984 Thu 30-Jun-16 17:05:08

Just seen some in Sainsburys - it is one of the huge Sainsburys though so might not be in the smaller shops

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