News from the World of Aronia (Chokeberry)
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Few pictures of aronia seedlings in our nursery.
We explain why aronia is called superfruit and belong to superfood.
In which vegetables and fruit you can find anthocyanins?
Where can you find dietary fibre?
ThFor a human, the most important role of anthocyanins is protecting our bodies against the harmful effects of UV radiation. But it is not the
only advantage of these compounds. It is believed that they alleviate inflammatory conditions and strengthen blood vessels, thus preventing
The State Plant Health and Seed Inspection Service (PIORiN) approved and published the Methodology of Integrated Production of Chokeberry, which was
developed by the Institute of Horticulture in Skierniewice.
Dietary fibre are substances of vegetable origin, which hardy, if at all, are digested in the gastrointestinal tract. It consists of cellulose,
lignin, hemicelluloses, gum, mucilage and pectins. Dietary fibre can be water soluble or insoluble. For the most part, fruit contain soluble
dietary fibre, but in some fruits, such as plums or chokeberry, you can find both types of fibre.
The efforts to develop the first ever Methodology of Integrated Production of Chokeberry have been just successfully completed. The programme was
developed at the Institute of Horticulture in Skierniewice under the guidance of dr hab. Paweł Wójcik. The United Chokeberry cluster greatly
contributed to the initiation of the project and its financing by the Ministry of Agriculture, with mgr inż. Piotr Eggert participating in the
We are pleased to inform you about the re-edition of the book "Aronia superowoc" (Chokeberry the Superfruit), edited by prof. Iwona Wawer.
One of the co-authors of this publication is mgr Piotr Eggert.