Whole Food Supplements Leader, MegaFood, Announces Partnership with 3rd Generation Leading Organic Rice Grower, Lundberg Family Farms

Newest Partner Reinforces MegaFood's Unique Commitment of Sourcing Direct from Farm Partners

Jul 21, 2015, 10:07 ET from MegaFood

DERRY, N.H., July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaFood™, a pioneer in the natural supplement category, today announces a partnership with family-owned rice growers, Lundberg Family Farms® from Richvale, CA. Growing rice for over 75 years through four generations of family members, Lundberg is a premium, independent supplier and brand of organic rice and rice products loved by consumers throughout the US and Canada. As the exclusive provider of organic brown rice for MegaFood, FoodState® Vitamin E and Biotin are made with Lundberg's premium rice, including their award-winning supplements: Skin, Nails & Hair™ and Baby & Me™.

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 like Lundberg Family Farms. MegaFood is the only supplement manufacturer 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.

"We're the only whole foods supplements company that controls our entire process, from the family farm to our tablets," explained Robert Craven, MegaFood CEO. "We buy more than a half million pounds of fresh produce every year.  Our farm partners are not suppliers they are our trusted friends. It's not about the biggest farm – it's about the best farm led by people who truly care about the integrity and future of our food chain for generations to come. Partners like Lundberg, Uncle Matt's Organic, Stahlbush® Island Farms, James Lake Farms, and Kauai Organics are exactly why we're a different kind of company – producing a different kind of product."

Producing over 17,000 acres of organic, gluten-free and vegan rice, Lundberg Family Farms is committed to eco-conscious farming practices to create the highest quality, nutrient-rich rice possible. "This is an incredible family operation," said Stacey Gillespie, MegaFood Director of New Products. "Not only do they have a vision to keep the land better than they found it, but they also take extra precautions to consider the wildlife in their fields with a program dedicated to saving duckling eggs from being damaged during planting season."

"We're proud to produce the best, organic brown rice at our family farm, and partnering with MegaFood will allow people to experience the benefits of our rice in a whole new way," said Grant Lundberg, CEO of Lundberg Family Farms.

Two popular MegaFood® supplements that feature Vitamin E and Biotin made with Lundberg's organic brown rice include Skin, Nails & Hair, an award-winning MegaFood whole foods supplement which promotes a healthy glow from the inside out*, and MegaFood's Baby & Me, a prenatal supplement supporting the health of mother and child during pregnancy and beyond.* As with all MegaFood products, both are easy to digest and can be taken on an empty stomach without upset.

MegaFood Skin, Nails & Hair and Baby & Me are available at Natural Products Retailers nationwide. You can learn more at megafood.com.

*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.

© FoodState, Inc. 2015
© Lundberg Family Farms is a registered trademark of Lundberg Family Farms
© Stahlbush is a registered trademark of Stahlbush Island Farms, Inc. 

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 Lundberg Family Farms
Committed to producing the finest quality rice and rice products for your family. Since 1937, the Lundberg family has been growing healthy, great tasting rice while respecting and sustaining the earth. Today, the third and fourth generations carry on the family heritage by using eco-positive farming methods that produce wholesome, healthful rice, rice cakes, rice chips and risottos while improving and protecting the environment for generations to come.

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