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Red Chokeberry Purchase & Information

Alternative Names

Aronia berries, Red Chokeberries, Black Chokeberries, Purple Chokeberries CAUTION: Please refer to separate listing for Black Chokeberry, Purple Chokeberry

Scientific Name

Aronia Arbutifolia

Why Do People Use Red Chokeberry?

Juice of Aronia arbutifolia (chokeberry) berries is not sweet and astringent in nature, but high in antioxidants and vitamin C. Chokeberry powder can be used to make jam, wine, juice, syrup, tea and soft spreads. In the U.S., Aronia arbutifolia berries are marketed for their antioxidant effects of used in mass-marketed juice blends for color. Red chokeberry powder is also utilized as a colorant and flavoring agent for various yogurts and beverages.

Is It Safe To Use?

There is no information available regarding the safety of red chokeberry powder.

How Effective Is Red Chokeberry?

Overall anthocyanin content in chokeberries is 1480 mg for every 100 g of fresh berries and proanthocyanidin concentration is 664 mg for each 100 g. Anthocyanins not just contribute toward chokeberry's astringent property that would hinder infections and pests, but is also responsible for most of the antioxidant effects of red chokeberry powder. Analysis of antioxidant strength the oxygen radical absorbance ORAC or capacity shows that chokeberry had a value of 1,062 micromoles of Trolox Eq. in every 100 grams, which is one of the highest value recorded in any food product. There is more interest among general population to get antioxidants from food sources like citrus fruit, berries, grains, and vegetables. Similarly, chokeberry yields anthocyanins in high concentration per serving, making it an extremely useful antioxidant. Analysis of anthocyanins in chokeberries has shown the following individual chemicals (among hundreds known to exist in the plant kingdom): epicatechin, cyanidin-3-galactoside, quercetin, delphinidin, caffeic acid, pelargonidin, petunidin, malvidin and peonidin. All of them except caffeic acid are members of the flavonoid class of antioxidants.

How Red Chokeberry Works?

There is no information available to known about the mechanism of action of Aronia arbutifolia.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Red Chokeberry?

Not known.

How Red Chokeberry Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

No information available.

How Red Chokeberry Interacts With Drugs?

No data available.

How Red Chokeberry Interacts With Foods?


How Red Chokeberry Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Red Chokeberry Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Red Chokeberry?

There is no dosage information available regarding the oral or topical use of Red Chokeberry powder.


The red chokeberry's fruit can be eaten raw. It has sweeter flavor as compared to black species and is utilized to make pemmican or jam.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Chokeberry Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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