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Rainforest Organic Wheatgrass

$20.99

Rainforest Organic Wheatgrass Powder is high in vitamin A, C and folic acid, and a source of chlorophyll.

Key features:

  • New Zealand Wheatgrass is widely regarded as the most nutritious wheatgrass in the world.
  • High in Vitamin A, C and Folic acid, and a source of Chlorophyll.
  • Dairy Free – GMO Free – Soya Free – Yeast Free Gluten Free No Preservatives
  • Certified organic by the Soil Association and certified Vegan by the Vegan Society.
  • Rainforest Foods will fund the purchase of one square metre of cloud forest in the Neblina Reserve in Ecuador for every pack sold.

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SKU: OTR-N-004 Category:

Product Description

Although mankind has used the grain of wheat (Triticum aestivum) for millennia, only in the early Twentieth Century did we discover the exceptional nutritional richness of its young, leafy growth (cotyledons).

Wheatgrass is high in vitamin A, C and folic acid, and a source of chlorophyll.

Production
We source our Wheatgrass from an organic farm in Canterbury, New Zealand. It is harvested while the plant is still young, below 30 cm tall. Within 1-6 hours of harvest the Wheatgrass is transported to an organically certified dehydrating company, where the moisture content is reduced to approximately 4% by air dryers. The drying process takes between 20 and 25 minutes. Samples are taken hourly for daily quality assurance testing. Once dried, the powder is milled, to particles first of approximately 150 – 200 microns, then 50 microns. It is then packaged, awaiting transport to the UK.

Organic Certification
Rainforest Foods Wheatgrass powder is certified by the Soil Association, one of a handful of organic certification bodies in the UK. These are regulated in their turn by DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). The role of the Soil Association is to ensure that all foods sold as organic are definably so. It does this by auditing every stage of the supply chain, through growth, export and processing. Soil Association certification – indicated by the Soil Association logo and the EU organic leaf symbol on our packaging – is a guarantee that our customers are purchasing an organic product. All organically-certified products must also carry a certification code on their packaging. For UK companies such as Rainforest Foods this has the format GB-ORG-XX, XX indicating the certifying body. If this is not present, a product is not organic. The Soil Association code on our products is GB-ORG-05.

Ingredients
Organic Wheatgrass powder.

Suggested Use
We recommend that you take one heaped teaspoon (3 grams) mixed with water or juice, once or twice a day. It should ideally be taken mid-morning and/or mid-afternoon. We also recommend that you take a reduced dose during the first week to minimise detoxification symptoms. Store your Wheatgrass in a cool, dry place.

Nutritional Analysis
For details on nutritional content, please click on the back label image above.

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