A nutritious fruit, kocayemiş is rich in vitamin C, fibre, antioxidants and other vitamins and minerals.

Blackcurrant is the fruit of a plant species belonging to the genus Myrtus. This fruit has a small, rounded shape and is usually dark purple, purple or black in colour. The taste of blackcurrant is similar to a slightly sweet and sour mixture and is highly aromatic.

It can be consumed fresh or used in many different dishes and beverages such as jam, marmalade, pastry, cake, cake, ice cream and syrup. Its fruit and leaves can also be used in traditional medicine to treat some health problems.