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Everyone knows the fruit drink Ribena, but few people realise that the blackcurrant varieties used to produce this ever-popular brand were bred at the James Hutton Institute. 

It has been estimated that James Hutton bred blackcurrants account for more than 50% of the global crop (95% of the UK's), with new varieties being launched most years. 

James Hutton Limited raspberry varieties inlcude Glen Ample, the UK's most popular variety, and Glen Lyon, the number one variety in Spain.  We're really excited about the latest James Hutton Limited raspberry release Glen Dee - read more about Glen Dee.

James Hutton Limited also offers expertise in breeding blackberries, gooseberries and blueberries.

View our blackcurrant varieties

View our raspberry & blackberry varieties

For further information about breeding and licensing, please contact us

James Hutton Limited, Dundee: Invergowrie Dundee DD2 5DA Scotland +44 (0)1382 568 568 

James Hutton Limited, Aberdeen: Craigiebuckler Aberdeen AB15 8QH Scotland +44 (0)8449 285 428