Aronia (chokeberry) is regarded to be a “superfood” because of its nutritional value. Originally from North America, traditionally eaten by native Americans, it is now grown in Poland. It is particularly abundant in the Dunajec River Valley, as it is not affected by our harsh winters. Aronia berries are hand-harvested, after which they undergo a long, two-stage fermentation, using the traditional Orleans method. Aronia vinegar has a rich ruby colour and berry aroma.
Unpasteurized, unfiltered, rich in probiotics.
Slightly tart, taste of forest fruits, blackberries.
In the kitchen
Aronia vinegar can be used replace red wine vinegar in recipes for marinades or for dressing salad greens. Recommended for dishes with wild mushrooms, game.
You can make your own healthy gummy bears using this vinegar with the addition of gelatine, honey, or sugar.
In the drinks cabinet
As an addition to cocktails made with gin, or whisky (Whisky Sour). A refreshing non-alcoholic spritzer with sparkling water, simple sugar syrup and fresh mint.
In the medicine cabinet
Every variety of Octovnia’s living vinegar has a beneficial effect on gut health, boosts immunity and improves well-being. In addition, the vinegars are enriched with the specific properties of flowers, fruits, and herbs from which they are made, well known in folk medicine and often used in modern herbal supplements.
Aronia berries (Aronia melanocarpa) are rich in anthocyanins, vitamins (C, P, E, B2, B9), mineral salts (potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron) and pectins. The anthocyanins and rutin in aronia berries help regulate the permeability of blood vessels and lower blood pressure. Research indicates the potential of the aronia berry to protect the body from the harmful effects of pro-inflammatory cytokines.
Recommended for strengthening the organism, especially for the elderly, athletes and anyone who works intensively physically.
Drink 10 ml of vinegar a day in a small glass of water.
Store tightly corked in a cool, dark place. The vinegar may be kept in the fridge, but this is not required for its safe storage.
Our living vinegar contains a culture of acetic bacteria which can cause the formation of a "mother of vinegar". This is a natural, safe, and healthy process. If a mother forms in your vinegar, you can simply strain it out before use.
Available in bottles of 100 ml, 250 ml or 500 ml.
Sanepid Food Safety Certificate No. 290.2018