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100% Natural Vitamin C from 100% Certified Organic Acerola Cherries

100% Natural Vitamin C from 100% Certified Organic Acerola Cherries

Vitamin C is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient that is not stored in the body and must be replaced each day for optimal health.

Grown on small-plot farms near the rainforest in Brazil, Futurebiotics certified organic acerola cherries not only provide a rich, natural source of vitamin C, they also provide a renewable crop and sustainable agricultural for the local farmers.  Acerola is a small, tropical, fruit-bearing tree that takes 7 years to reach maturity.  Each small-plot farm is approximately 5 to 10 acres in size and is eco-friendly by making sure the water remains clean and pure and the eco-system is maintained.  Our acerola cherries are grown in certified organic orchards and processed in a proprietary facility located within minutes of the orchards to facilitate preservation of the vitamin C.

Carefully monitored during the growing process, the acerola cherries are handpicked when the color reveals their peak vitamin C content.  This optimal harvesting time is prior to the cherries fully ripening.  Once picked, the vitamin C content of the cherries is verified and then the cherries are stored at temperatures just above freezing to preserve their vital nutrients.  In a proprietary procedure, the acerola cherries are gently concentrated in a cold, water-only liquid extraction process where the vitamin C content is confirmed again.  No alcohol or other chemical solvents are used in the acerola extraction process.

After extraction, the acerola liquid is concentrated in a cold-concentration vacuum process.  And, once again, the vitamin C content is tested and verified.  Organic manioc root is added to the acerola cherry liquid and acts as a natural microencapsulation material to further stabilize and protect the vitamin C content.  The acerola and manioc root mixture is dried in a well-controlled, low-temperature vacuum, after which the Vitamin C content is tested and verified one last time.  All of this painstaking, uncompromised quality and effort guarantees that the very fragile heat- and oxygen-sensitive vitamin C in our certified organic acerola cherries is now stable and ready for use.

Futurebiotics provides 100% natural vitamin C that includes naturally-occurring whole-food bioflavonoids, anthocyanins and other essential co-factors.  It includes no genetically-modified materials and no added ascorbic acid.

You can find 100% natural vitamin C from 100% certified organic acerola cherries in Futurebiotics Certified Organic Seasonal Immunity™, Bioactive Antioxidants™, Berry Fruity™ and Active Eyes™ products.

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    Hand Crafted

    Extra care in every step

    Each Futurebiotics certified organic ingredient is hand crafted to maintain and preserve the natural enzyme activity and phytochemical profile of each food ingredient. Whether it is our heritage apples, cultivar fruits & berries, 100% pure spirulina or raw grass juices, each is specially hand crafted to exacting standards to assure purity and potency. And our caring doesn't stop there. It extends throughout the harvest, processing and manufacturing steps employed in every Futurebiotics Certified Organic supplement, too. Guaranteed.

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    100% Vegetarian

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    Each Futurebiotics certified organic ingredient is 100% vegetarian. This includes all grass and fruit juices, every vegetable and herb, The full array of whole super fruits and berries, and each mushroom mycelium and algae. In fact, even the nutrients that are fed to our 100% pure spirulina are 100% vegetarian. They are 100% vegetarian supplements from 100% vegetarian ingredients.

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    Certified Organic

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    Not every product on the market that says "organic" is certified organic. In fact, many supplement formulas only include one or two ingredients that are organic, while the rest are not organic at all. And, even if every ingredient in a supplement product is "made from organic ingredients," most supplements don't meet the stringent manufacturing and certification standards required to earn the distinction to call their products USDA Certified Organic.

    At Futurebiotics, every single ingredient in every single Futurebiotics Certified Organic product, without exception, is Certified Organic