New, Co-Branded Line of Vitamin C Supplements Go from Grove to Tablet
DERRY, NH--(February 12, 2014) - Uncle Matt’s Organic, the nation’s original organic orange juice company, and MegaFood whole food dietary supplements, are teaming up to offer consumers nutritional supplements sourced straight from the grove: Ultra C-400 and Complex C. The new line of “Non-GMO Project Verified,” vitamin C products are made with in-season, freshly harvested, 100 percent organic Navel and Hamlin oranges ––free of synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers grown by Uncle Matt’s Organic. The supplements are rolling out to MegaFood retailers nationwide this March.
The partnership between MegaFood and Uncle Matt’s Organic is the first of its kind in the supplements industry. Both companies share a passion for sustainable farming and providing people with authentic, quality nourishment. The strategic alignment between Uncle Matt’s Organic and MegaFood helps give consumers one more way to get the benefits of whole food vitamin C, all from a trusted source.
“We’re thrilled to add Uncle Matt’s Organic to our family of farmers. Uncle Matt’s Organic is a company equally committed to providing only the most wholesome, natural produce possible,” says Robert U. Craven, chief executive officer of MegaFood. “Now, with our vitamin C supplements, we can offer consumers a product that’s direct from grove to tablet.”
Since 1973, MegaFood’s FoodState nutrients and supplements have been derived from fresh and local foods from trusted farmers. The company’s one-of-a-kind SloFood Process™ delivers the most authentic nourishment– much more than vitamins alone. Uncle Matt’s Organic is a fourth generation, family-owned business that advocates stewardship of the soil as the means to producing the healthiest, most nutritious, organic crops possible. The result is orange juice offering a fresh-squeezed taste and gourmet quality without additives, artificial flavors or preservatives. In addition to orange juice, Uncle Matt’s juices include apple, grapefruit and lemonade.
“Uncle Matt’s Organic believes that food is the best way to nourish the body, both inside and out. We’re thrilled to be able to help give consumers one more way to get the benefits and nutrients found in our quality, organic citrus,” says Matt McLean, CEO and founder of Uncle Matt’s Organic.
The products will be sold in 60 count tablet bottles with a suggested retail price of $31.96 for Complex C and $33.96 for Ultra C-400mg. Additional size bottles will be available for all natural products retailers starting in March of this year.
In addition to the Ultra C-400 and Complex C formulas, Uncle Matt’s Organic oranges will be included in all MegaFood products that contain Vitamin C. This includes but is not limited to the following products:
· MegaFood Women’s and Men’s One Daily
· MegaFood Women Over 40 and Men Over 40 One Daily
· MegaFood Blood Builder
· MegaFood Skin, Nails & Hair
The products will also debut at Natural Products Expo West, 2014.
MegaFood's whole food supplements are crafted from farm-fresh, local foods using a unique Slo-Food Process that delivers the wholesome nourishment from the food, and not just vitamins alone. To learn more, visit: www.megafood.com or call 800-848-2542.
About Uncle Matt’s Organic
Uncle Matt’s Organic is a Florida-based, family-owned company offering premium quality organic citrus 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.