Latest Aronia Stories

2014-06-19 23:10:44

The “ABCs of Healthy Berries” marketing campaign links Aronia berries with health icons blueberries and cranberries. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Blueberries and cranberries have long been the go-to berries for developers of health-focused food and beverage products. Now, along comes Aronia–the flavonoid-rich berry native to America and phenomenally popular in Europe. Aronia is about to make a bold marketing move into the health ingredient arena. Aronia, Blueberries,...

2014-05-21 23:04:18

Artemis International taps agency to excite the market about Aronia berries: a superfruit prized by Europeans that grows virtually unnoticed, right here in America. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Everyone knows that blueberries are high in antioxidant capacity. In fact, it made them famous as a superfruit around the world. But did you know that Aronia berries are three times higher? Aronia? Chances are you’ve never heard of these super dark berries–but that’s about to change....

2010-04-26 08:17:12

Chokeberry bushes have for centuries been residents of eastern deciduous forests where their bright red and dark purple fruits continue to be favorite snacks of local bird species. Native Americans have also traditionally eaten dried chokeberries and prepared teas from parts of the plant, and several domesticated varieties now grace contemporary lawns and gardens from coast to coast. However, the chokeberry (Aronia) is enjoying a new claim-to-fame as a potentially powerful antioxidant, and...

2010-03-25 08:48:29

Some birds are not "bird brains" when it comes to nutrition. Scientists reported yesterday for the first time that certain birds eat berries that are high in antioxidants during their annual migration, passing up berries that are lower in these healthful substances. The behavior may help improve the birds' fitness for a long, stressful journey, they reported at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 239th National Meeting. "We know that a diet rich in antioxidants, like those found in fruits and...

2008-10-28 00:00:19

British scientists say they expressed two genes from snapdragon to induce the production of anthocyanins -- protective against cancers -- in tomatoes. Cathie Martin of the Norwich BioScience Institutes in England said anthocyanins are naturally occurring pigments found at particularly high levels in berries such as blackberry, cranberry and chokeberry that offer protection against certain cancers, cardiovascular disease and age-related degenerative disease. "Most people do not eat five...

2008-10-26 15:35:00

Scientists have expressed genes from snapdragon in tomatoes to grow purple tomatoes high in health-protecting anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are naturally occurring pigments found at particularly high levels in berries such as blackberry, cranberry and chokeberry. Scientists are investigating ways to increase the levels of health-promoting compounds in more commonly eaten fruits and vegetables. "Most people do not eat 5 portions of fruits and vegetables a day, but they can get more benefit from...

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