Why Aronia Berry? (And for that matter, what is Aronia berry?)
Because it's healthy! (And to answer the second question, it's a native North American fruit bush from the Rosaceae family, the rose family.) Aronia berry, or Aronia melanocarpa (or chokeberry as it's known colloquially) has triple the antioxidant power of blueberry and twice the power of açai! Aronia berry is easily one of the most potent health foods in the world. Numerous studies are emerging showing the profound effects of the antioxidant compounds found in Aronia berry on heart health, cholesterol, cancer, and diabetes.
The Aronia berry was historically nicknamed “chokeberry” because of the astringency of the fruit, which creates a sensation that can make your mouth pucker! This nickname dates back to North America's early settlement, and it hasn't helped people get to know Aronia! Great for juices, smoothies, yogurt, cereal, baking, and a whole host of uses, Aronia berry offers dense nutrition, which means a little goes a long way.
Millions of Aronia bushes are now producing berries in the United States to meet the growing demand for this healthy fruit. We will help get the product from the field to your home or place of business.
Spread the word! Aronia berry grows here in the United States, but many people still don't know about it. So when you hear "what's Aronia berry?" just remember: