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Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar is Now in Compliance with FSSAI Jaivik Bharat for India

With the organic products flooding the Indian retail stores, it is hard to identify how true the organic claim is. To address increase in customer’s complaints in regards to duplicity and fake organic products, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) introduced the Jaivik Bharat regulation. Please Click here if you want to read more on the regulation.

The organic product that complies with the FSSAI Jaivik Bharat regulation needs to have a Jaivik Bharat logo similar to green vegetarian symbol, so that customers could easily identify the product meeting the required compliance.


GoIndiaOrganic is pleased to announce that the quality of Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar is now meeting the compliance as per FSSAI JAIVIK BHARAT requirements. The Jaivik Bharat symbol on the Bragg main label certifies that compliance has been ensured by the manufacturer i.e. Bragg, USA.

What this means to consumers?

Consumers need not worry on the authenticity and the quality of the product. To meet the compliance the product quality check is done at multiple stages. One before leaving the Bragg facility in CA, USA and second before when it leaves the Indian customs, tested by the FSSAI accredited laboratories in India.

Every batch that connects to India, has necessary health certificates supporting the quality checks.

What consumer should look on the Label for Authentic Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar in India?

– Jaivik Bharat Logo i.e. India Organic Logo

– FSSAI Logo and FSSAI license number

– Manufacture Name and Address

– Importer Name, Address and Helpline

– Green Vegetarian Logo

 If the above details are present, it signifies that the product has gone through all the stringent quality check norms as laid by the Indian Govt. Ensuring that product is truly organic and authentic quality gets into India. The most important is the Laboratory tests that are conducted on each batch.

If the product that you have bought does not meet the above regulatory guidelines, please return it back to the retailer and report it to FSSAI !!!

Bragg meeting FSSAI regulatory compliance, a quality tested product

Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar now FSSAI Regulated in India

Bragg, globally renowned name, health pioneers since 1912, with some of the excellent products like Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Olive Oil, Liquid Aminos and many more, that are considered as the epitome of the quality bar. GoIndiaOrganic.com has associated with Bragg to bring these premium quality products to the Indian market.

An endeavor to ensure the authenticity of the Bragg products, meeting the Indian regulatory, FSSAI’s stringent quality norms, Bragg has brought in dedicated focus to the product labeling & the quality of the product. Further, in line to FSSAI requirements, we ensure that product that comes comes to India is thoroughly evaluated  / sampled / lab tested and gets a clean chit from FSSAI bringing the product onto the shelves for the Indian customers.

To know whether you are buying an authentic product, it is important to check following

– FSSAI Logo and FSSAI license number to be present on the Bragg Label

– Green Vegetarian Logo to be present on the Bragg Label

– Importer’s name, address, helpline to be present on the Bragg Label

– Product MRP to be present

If the above details are present, it signifies that the product has gone through all the stringent quality checking norms as laid by the Indian Govt., before it gets placed on the Indian Shelves. The most important is the Laboratory tests that is conducted on each lot/import. Sample report can be seen on the link FSSAIBRAGGNOC.

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If you are buying a product that is not meeting the above requirements, there are strong chances that the product is spurious / non authentic / counterfeit / smuggled and definitely not gone through the complete quality checks and you might get it for cheap as well.

As per FICCI article, Counterfeiting and Smuggling is emerging as the world’s fastest growing industry and represents up to 10 per cent of world trade. Counterfeiting is increasingly becoming hugely lucrative business, with criminals relying on the continued high demand for cheap goods coupled with low production and distribution costs. About 40% of such smuggled / counterfeit products are happening and that is a significant high figure and is a curse to the Indian Economy. In Food products, you further cannot rely on the quality.

If we see any such food product not meeting the above guidelines, it is important for us to notify to the govt. bodies for such wrong practices, considering it as a social responsibility. There is a special enforcement cell in FSSAI as well, one can notify it to [email protected]

With the evolving customer awareness from health perspective, more and more Indian customers are looking forward to organic and naturally healthy food products. Considering this, overseas premium brands providing health food products, organic foods products have started considering India as an important market for their products. This is definitely an important step and we’ll see more premium brands meeting the regulatory compliance.

Bragg Live Food Products has recently given a public notice in the leading newspaper Times of India educating the customers so that they could check the authenticity of the product while buying it from local stores. To curb counterfeit, duplicity, smuggling, it is important for all of us to know what we are buying

Bragg Public Notice

Authentic, Quality Tested Product



Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (Raw)

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – With the Mother – Raw

There is lot of material that one could search on the web to see the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. We would term it precisely as Organic Apple Cider Vinegar (Raw) – With the Mother. Lots of our customers have been inquiring for the Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar and the benefits of being raw (with the mother). This article tries to answer most of such questions

Benefits of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

There is lot of buzz around the Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. Bragg, USA has done an excellent job by publishing lots of articles, books that could be seen at Bragg, USA site.

We have tried to make the healthy product available for the Indian market, trying to educate our customers to have healthy life by adopting natural & raw food in their diet. Bragg eBooks are also available at eBooks section of ours.

One of the recommended recipe says to mix 2 tablespoons of raw, unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar into glass of water. An evergreen recipe that suits to all, taken early morning / evening empty stomach (20-30 mins before / after meals).

Though Apple Cider Vinegar is pretty potent, and it does take a little while getting used to it. Many people recommend adding a splash of fruit juice, honey or stevia to the Apple Cider Vinegar, and water mixture to help it more convenient.

As per our first hand experience, start it using with small table spoon of raw honey and slowly when you are used to the flavor, you may not need any honey at all.

It is suggestive to dilute Apple Cider Vinegar, before applying it to your skin or drinking. If you take Apple Cider Vinegar between meals or before going to bed, always rinse your mouth to avoid any prolonged vinegar contact with the enamel on your teeth. Any acid food or drink however, such as citrus fruit, soda pop and apple cider vinegar can erode tooth enamel if it is allowed to stay in contact with the teeth for long period of time.

Here are Few common Questions around Apple Cider Vinegar…

What type of Apple Cider Vinegar should i use?

There are many variants of Apple Cider Vinegar that exists in the market (some are processed / filtered / Clear) and have different applications. To apply on body, or to drink it, only Raw Organic Apple Cider Vinegar that has the ‘With the Mother’ is the only recommended Apple Cider Vinegar.

The ‘Mother’ is made up of strand like enzymes of connected protein molecules with living nutrients and bacteria, similar to the ‘mother’ that’s in Kombucha. Clear Vinegar is processed and doesn’t have any of the benefits of that raw vinegar has.

Which brand of Apple Cider Vinegar to use?

Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, ‘With the Mother’ is the unopposed best / leading quality of ‘With the Mother’ Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, that is Raw in nature. Since 1912, over an 100 yrs, Bragg has built a name of trust & quality that has made everyone to rely on.

Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar in India

I don’t see any issue in my health, should I use Organic Apple Cider Vinegar ‘With the Mother’?

The life of ours have become quite stressful, with improper eating habits, erratic schedule, presence of pesticides in foods. Every second individual is prone to one or many such diseases, be it cholesterol problem, diabetic, sugar, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, or different varieties of cancers. Most of such diseases are due to improper food intake and lack of physical exercise.

It is stated ‘An Apple a Day, keeps the Doctor away’. As a preventive measure to stay fit and fine, to stay energized, control on obesity, we would recommend the intake of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar as per suggestive recipes.

Be it for glowing skin, or for organic weight loss/control or for general health being, we would highly recommend the usage of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar ‘With the Mother’ to all.

What are the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar?


If you’ve never tried apple cider vinegar (ACV for short) you might be missing out on this health tonic’s multiple benefits: clearer skin, weight loss, better digestion, detoxification, regulation of blood-sugar levels…and the list goes on!

 – Rich in enzymes and potassium

– Support a healthy immune system

– Helps control weight

– Promotes digestion and pH Balance

– Helps soothe dry throats

– Helps remove body sludge toxins

– Helps maintain healthy skin

– Helps promote youthful, healthy bodies

– Soothes irritated skin

– Relieves muscle pain from exercise.


Apply a solution of apple cider vinagar and water (2 tablespoons to 1 eight ounce of glass of water) with a cotton ball several times a day. This will help reduce infection and dry our inflammation.


Apply daily, to these darkened areas of the skin, a solution containing 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon of onion juice. According to this home remedy, the spots should begin to fade within 2 weeks.


Message the sore joines with a liniment made up of 2 egg whites, 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar, and 1/4 cup olive oil. Also, simply taking the apple cider vinegar tonic (2 or 3 teaspoons to 8 ounces of water) before eack meal has been an effective natural healing home remedy for many people.


Some people have found relief from mild asthma by taking the apple cider vinegar tonic along with applying a vinegar-soaked compress to the inside of the wrists.


Soak a cotton ball in pure apple cider vinegar, have the person lay his head back and then it in the bleeding nostril. This home remedy with help stop the bleeding quicker


Take 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 tablespoon of honey in a glass of water twice a day to help lower blood pressure. The high potassium values in both natural healing substances hels to balance out sodium levels in the body, which aids in maintaining blood pressure within healthy limits. Apple Cider Vinegar and honey also contains magnesium, a mineral that works to relax blood vessel walls and thus lower high blood pressure. To maximize the benefits of this and other home remedies, take a holistic approach and couple this with dietary modifications such as reduced fat and salt intake, increased fiber intake, moderate coffee and alcohol, no smoking and daily exercise.


Due to its mineral content, Apple Cider Vinegar helps to sustain bone mass and fight against osteoporosis. The important minerals involved include manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, calcium and silicon. Take the Apple Cider Vinegar tonic to boost the body’s supply of these minerals.


Apples and Apple Cider Vinegar, contain numerous substances that protect against many types of cancer. They contain beta-carotene, a powerful antoixidant, and phytochemicals such as flavonoids and polyphenols that are also protective against cancer formation.

Also they both contain pectin, a soluble fiber, which binds certain cancer causing compounds in the colon and speeds up their elimination from the body. So eat an apple a day and take the general apple cider vinegar tonion – home remedy to maximize these benefits.


It is found that the water soluble fiber pectin, found in apple cider vinegar, absorbs fats and cholestrol and eliminates them from the body. And at the same time, the amino acids present in the apple cider vinegar neutralize some of the harmful oxidized LDL cholestrol.

Recently, researchers from Mizkan, a japanese food manufacturer, reported that regular vinegar intake of 3 teaspoons or more per day can significantly lower the level of cholestrol in a persons blood.


At the first sign of cold, take 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in half a cup of water several times a day. The body becomes more alkaline during a cold and the vinegar will help to rebalance the body’s acid level. If you hvae a chest cold, long standing home remedy calls for soaking a piece of brown paper in apple cider vinegar and then sprinkling one side of it with black pepper. Place the peppered side of the paper on the chest, cover with a towel and relax for 20 minutes.


A low fiber diet and the reduction in digestive adics and enzymes as we age, can lead to constipation. More fruits and vegetables and a daily tonic of apple cider vinegar is a natural healing home remedy to combat constipation.


Soak your feet for half an hour in a warm bath containing half a cup of apple cider vinegar. Use a clean pumice stone to rub the affected areas then apply pure apple cider vineagr and cover it with bandage.


A home remedy to smooth a night time cough is to sprinkle apple cider vinegar on a cloth placed on a pillow.


A daily tonic of apple cider vinegar (2 or 3 tea spoons to 8 ounces of water) supplies dietary fiber and other ingredients, which are beneficial in controlling blood glucose levels. As well, the acids and enzymes promote better digestion and nutrient absorption, which is impaired in many diabetes sufferers.


Use a 50/50 mixture of apple cider vinegar and water to eliminate the bacteria and fungus that case diaper rash.


Pectin, the water soluble fiber in apple cider vinegar, will help to absorb water in the intestines and provide more bulk for the stool. Also, intestinial bacteria transforms pectin into a protective coating which sooths the irritated lining. The well known over the diarrhea preparatioin, kaopectate contains pectin. So take the natural healig apple cider vinegar tonic (2 or 3 teaspoons to 8 ounces of water) to help eliminate diarrhea.


Aw we age, it is common for people to produce less stomach acid (hydrochloric acid) which can lead to digestive problem. Taking the apple cider vinegar tonic home remedy (2 or 3 teaspoon to 8 ounces of water) before a meal will enhance the action of your stomach’s acid and digestive enzymes.


Research has shown that people have slighlty more alkaline urine when they have a headache. An Apple Cider Vinegar tonic will help restore your body’s acid/alkaline balance. According to one home remedy, inhaling vapours from a small bottle of apple cider vinegar can also help or if you hvae a vaporizer, add about 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar to the water and inhale the vapors for five minutes.


Heartburn or acid reflux is a condition in which some of the acid content of the stomach periodically backs up into the esophagus. Even though testimonials abound a lot on the effectiveness of using apple cider vinegar to relieve hearburn, no scientific studies have been done to substantiate this.


One of many natural healing home remedies for a sore throat involves gargling with a mixture of 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to half a cup of water, using 3 mouthfuls of mxture each hour. As P. Bragg warns in her book “Apple Cider Vinegar-Miracle Health System”, don’t swallow the gargled mixture, because Apple Cider Vinegar acts like a sponge drawing out throat and mouth germs and toxins.


The use of apple cider vinegar as a home remedy for weight loss is centuries old. Dr Javis maintained that an overweight person could loose weight gradually by taking 2 teaspoons of Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of water at each meal. No change in the daily food intake is required except to avoid high fat containing foods.

This is by no means a complete list of natural healing home remedies that use apple cider vinegar. Many more can be found in excellent book title – Dr. Earl Mindell’s Amazing Apple Cider Vinegar.

Any Suggestive Recipe apart from conventional one?

Bragg Recipe

Sometimes, it is hard to start Apple Cider Vinegar intake, since slight tangy in flavor. The below recipe suggests an excellent super-easy vinaigrette for green salads, which one can have almost every day

Here’s the recipe (makes just over ¾ cup dressing):

1/3 cup good olive oil
3 tbsp apple cider vinegar (see note below)
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tbsp mustard
2 tbsp pure maple syrup
Sea salt and black pepper (prefer freshly ground)

Whisk together all ingredients and store in a sealed jar in the fridge for up to one week. Shake before using. You would I love my your new salad dressing.

Suggestive readings?

If you’re interested in learning more about ACV here are a few links that are worth checking out:

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