Please note this product does come in a plastic-looking bag inside the box but it is a fully compostable and biodegradable bag! This Mighty Organic Maca powder from Rawbeing is derived from a root vegetable which is native to the Peruvian Andes. Its known as the resilient root vegetable as it grows at high altitudes of over 3500 meters above sea level and can withstand extreme climates. It is said that the natives of the Andes have been using maca to build endurance and increase stamina for thousands of years. As well as being naturally high in fibre, It is known as a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. This Maca powder contains only pure, 100% raw organic maca, simply dried and ground into a fine powder. It has a delicious burnt caramel flavour.