Aronia Berries are one of the newest antioxidant super foods to hit the Canadian Market.
It was a big hit in the world class Consumer-voted Product Innovation Awards held on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, in Toronto.
For the past 27 years, Product of the Year™ has been the gold standard worldwide for consumer-voted product innovation for hundreds of brands. In Canada for the fifth year, the program provides guidance and quality assurance to shoppers.
Golijka Aronia Berry has won awards with, Natural Health, Healthy Beverages, Fruit-Based Blends & Beverage Packaging.
Golijska Aronia Berry has also been in a flood of media activities including, in a segment on Breakfast Television, 680 News, Canadian Grocer Magazine, Marketing Magazine, Canadian Health & Lifestyle and Chatelaine Magazine.
Aronia Berry is becoming popular because of the many health benefits. Aronia berries have twice as much antioxidant power as cranberries and four times as much as pomegranates, strawberries, goji berries,noni and blueberries.
These antioxidants have been shown to help fight diseases caused by oxidative stress like certain types of cancer,cardiovascular disease, chronic inflammation. Aronia berries contains a natural blend of polyphenolic antioxidants that combat the cell-damaging free radicals created in our bodies by stress, environmental pollution, medical x-rays, and other aspects of daily living.
Aronia berries, now available in Canada, also have the highest anthocyanin concentrations (pigments), and are very high in proanthocyanidins (tannins), in addition to a lot of other polyphenols.
Aronia berries have been used in scientific research because of their extremely high levels of these phytonutrients.