In order to maintain the superior taste and natural antioxidant properties of the vinegar, Acetum uses only the best selection of Italian organic apples. Acetum Organic Apple Cider Vinegar is unfiltered and unpasteurized in order to provide the most genuine and healthy vinegar and to preserve the presence of the “Mother” in the product. The “Mother” is what begins the natural fermentation of apple juice into vinegar and has a number of reputed benefits. Acetum Organic Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar can be used in a wide array of applications. It is delicious for dressing salads and vegetables, to marinate and also as part of an everyday diet.