Two powerhouse berries coming together for a heavy hit of vitamins and minerals. The sweetness of our dried blueberries mix perfectly with the mildly-sweet, earthly flavor of our dried aronia berries. This mix is perfect for adding into energy bites, trail mixes, baking, oatmeal, granola, and more! Our berries are grown with biological farming practices that remineralizes the soil, and makes our berries more nutrient dense. Our drying process has no added sugars, oils, or perseverates. Our independent nutrition tests speak for themselves when it comes being packed full of vitamins and minerals. Another healthy choice for living a healthy life.
It takes approximately 7 lbs of fresh blueberries & aronia berries to make 1 lb of Sunset Valley Organics dried berries.
No Added Sugars
No Added Oils
Health Benefits of Blueberries:
Improved blood sugar control
Increased bone mass
Prevention of chronic disease
With regular consumption of blueberries and reduced belly fat
Powerful antioxidants that slow the aging process.
We grow our organic blueberries differently to make them a Healthy Living choice. Take a look at our videos or read our story about how we grow things differently here.
Keep in the refrigerator or freezer for longer storage and better flavor...remember, we use no preservatives!
Health Benefits Of Aronia Berries ( also known as Chokeberries)
Recently aronia berries have been gaining popularity amoung helath conscious people who are looking to add more superfoods to their diets. Aronia berries are packed with nutrients and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, and offer wonderful health benefits for those who want to improve their health through better nutrition.
The uses of Aronia berries are numerous, and come in all forms. Fresh & Frozen aronia berries are commonly used to make juice, jame, syrup, and wine. Dried aronia berries can be eaten as a healthy snack, added to muesli, or used in muffins and other baked goodies. In some contries, dried aronian berries are used to make antioxidant-rich herbal tea.
Like other superfoods, the Aronia berry is high in antixoidants, what sets Aronia berries apart is the ORAC number, which superseeds all most all other berries. Antixoidants protect against many degenerative diseases, such as cancer and heart disease, and to slow down aging in general. They are also a crucial componet of anti-wrinkle diests as they help protect skin from harmful effects of enviormental pollutants, tabacco smoke, the sun's ultraviolet radiation, and other factors that cause the body to product free radicals.
Aronia berries can also help with prevention of cold and flu. With a spoonful of dried aronia berries or juice, aronia berryies have traditionally been used by Potawtomi indians to cure colds, and recent research confirms the antiviral properties and high vitamin C content. A group of Bulgarian scientists fround Aronia melanocarpa to have in-vitro anti-viral activity against type A influenza virus as well as bacteriostatic activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.