||Bright red-orange to strawberry red
||Chokeberry or Red Fruit also called
||Undergo reversible structural
transformations with a change in pH
Hue is pH dependent.
Stable in heat and light
||Used for products with poor color
Extracted from the chokeberry, aronia is a violet-black fruit-berry native
to North America. The concentrate is available as a liquid or a
water-soluble powder. The natural color range of aronia is derived at pH 3
though it can give brighter reds at pH 4. The fruit was commonly used by the
Native Americans for the color as well as for fresh consumption. It is used
in jelly making, candies, pie and cookie fillings, yogurt, sorbet, flavored
Anthocyanins from chokeberry help combat oxidative stress. It also
helps fight urinary tract infections, stimulate circulation, lower
cholesterol levels, and are beneficial to cardiac health.