They look like blueberries, but these blue/black beauties are much richer in antioxidants.
CoHo has several aronia berry bushes and this year they yielded a crop large enough for juicing, cookie baking, and snacking.
“Aronia’s extremely high antioxidant levels make it one of the eight “true” superfruits in the world, and it’s the only one of the eight that is native to the United States.” (from http://www.aroniaberry.org/)
CoHoots were treated to aronia berry juice (mixed with apple juice to cut the “puckery” taste) and aronia berry pinwheel cookies.
http://aroniadrinks.wordpress.com/tag/aronia-berry-recipes/ (Cookie recipe)