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Aronia on KCCI in Des Moines

Mike Mathiasen, Marketing Committee Chair. The MAA got some nice publicity last week in the Des Moines area. Tally’s restaurant in Beaverdale (Des Moines). Their pastry chef, Nicole, created a Poached Pear Tartlet with aronia berries and an aronia reduction glaze that is currently on their menu. They got a 10 minute spot on KCCI […]

What is Aronia Melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa is currently being touted in research studies as a berry with a high concentration of flavonoids and antioxidants recognized for medicinal benefits.  This bountiful shrub was known to Native Americans for healing qualities.  Yet, Europeans settling in the New World found the astringent taste of aronia to be less than desirable so the berry […]

Iowa State University Report

Nutritional Value, Taste Considerations, and Antioxidant Content of Iowa Grown Aronia Berry Food and Beverage Products Project Summary Aronia berries, while not yet popular in the marketplace, have great potential to be considered a functional food due to its high values of antioxidant compounds. Some have even gone as far as to consider the Aronia […]

Super Aronia Smoothie

The super-smoothie: Scientists devise blend of 13 fruit juices so good for you it could lower heart disease risk By David Derbyshire at www.dailymail.co.uk Last updated at 10:52 AM on 5th May 2011 Original Article seen at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1383530/Scientists-devise-13-different-fruit-juices-lower-heart-disease-risk.html#   Scientists say they have developed a cocktail of seven fruit juices that boosts health, cuts the risk of heart disease and […]