Meet the Corinth Currants! Dating back to the 15th century B.C., the Corinth Currants has been cultivated for many centuries in specific areas in Greece where it thrives and prospers. The name they choose for their product, Golden Black, was used in the past to describe Corinth Currnats because for Greece that product was exactly like oil for the Middle East. In other words, Currants were Greece’s black gold.