Whole Food Supplements Leader, MegaFood, Announces its First Fortified Food Partnership with Premium Organic Juice Producer, Uncle Matt's Organic

In an extension of its current partnership, MegaFood will now supply nutrients for Uncle Matt's Organic Orange Turmeric Juice

Aug 27, 2015, 09:12 ET from MegaFood

DERRY, N.H., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaFood™, a pioneer in the natural supplement category, today announces its entry into fortified foods through its partnership with premium organic juice producer, Uncle Matt's Organic, a Florida-based, family-owned company offering premium quality organic juices and organic produce. This product offering was a natural partnership, as Uncle Matt's Organic currently supplies MegaFood with the oranges used for its Ultra C-400, Complex C and Daily C Protect nutritional supplements.

Containing 500 mg. of turmeric per serving, the Organic Orange Turmeric juice featuring MegaFood turmeric is a convenient and delicious way to add more turmeric into your daily diet. Turmeric is known for its health-promoting properties and pairs nicely with Uncle Matt's organic orange juice. The Orange Turmeric juice also contains GanedenBC30's 1 billion living probiotic cells per 8 oz. serving and 120% of the RDV for Vitamin C.

"This product partnership represents a first-time entry into the fortified food space for MegaFood, which we see as a very promising, long-term opportunity for the company," explained Robert Craven, MegaFood CEO. "Given our one-of-a-kind process of harvesting real food supplements, it's very much an offering and a value that's unique to us in the industry. This product extension also opens up important new avenues for us in terms of introducing the MegaFood brand to consumers who may be unfamiliar with who we are, and what we do."

MegaFood believes in delivering supplements that are as close to the intention of food as possible and is committed to sourcing farm fresh produce directly from local farmers. MegaFood is one of the only supplement manufacturers to create individual nutrients in-house, using its proprietary Slo-Food Process™ to deliver a supplement like no other available. In fact, anyone can watch this process live at megafood.com/livecams.

"MegaFood believes that whole food is the best food, and our turmeric is no exception," said Stacey Gillespie, MegaFood Director of New Products. "Sourced from an organic farmer in Hawaii, our turmeric is a brain-boosting powerhouse of a spice, known for its disease-fighting benefits and its ability to help support healthy whole body inflammation."*

"We know our consumers will love this juice, in no small part because of the nutritional boost provided by MegaFood's turmeric," said Matt McLean, CEO of Uncle Matt's Organic. "MegaFood has been a wonderful partner to us for these last two years, and we look forward to what the future has in store for this product."

Offered in family-friendly BPA-free 59 oz. packaging, Uncle Matt's Organic Orange Turmeric juice is gluten-free and has no added ingredients, flavors, or preservatives. And as with all of Uncle Matt's products, each is grown and produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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About MegaFood
Fresh from farm to tablet™, MegaFood is as real as it gets. Since 1973, MegaFood has been committed to making products that use real food from family-owned farms to make a real difference, and has produced some of the most effective and award-winning supplements available today. A pioneer in the natural products industry, MegaFood was the first company to make their FoodState® vitamin and minerals from scratch starting with farm fresh whole foods. MegaFood continues to innovate by manufacturing more than 36 individual FoodState nutrients using their proprietary Slo-Food Process™, all in their own facility in New Hampshire. Their FoodState nutrients are blended and combined to create over 71 handcrafted supplements that make up the MegaFood product line today, found in over 7,000 natural products retailers and vitamin specialty shops throughout North America.  

About Uncle Matt's Organic
Uncle Matt's Organic is a Florida-based, family-owned company offering premium quality organic juices and organic produce. All Uncle Matt's products have no synthetic additives or preservatives. Produce and finished products are produced under the strict regulation and guidelines of Quality Certification Services, the largest and most respected organic certifier in Florida. Products are available in health food stores and at Whole Foods and other supermarkets nationwide. The company is an active member of Organic Trade Association (OTA) and supports the Organic Farming Research Foundation and the Rodale Institute. To learn more visit www.unclematts.com or join the community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/unclematts

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