Balance • Invigorate • Energize. Certified Organic • Gelatinized. Dairy Gluten & Soy Free. Good for you body and the planet Vega is the clean plant-based choice to fuel your healthy active lifestyle - without compromise. . Vega maca is pure and premium certified organic maca traditionally grown and sustainably harvested in the high Andean plateaus of Peru. Vega maca is produced in partnership with Peruvian farmers. . Historical Ethnobotanical Information:. Also called "Peruvian Ginseng" maca is a root plant native to the Andes mountains grown where no other crops will survive. Rich in amino acids alkaloids sterols vitamins and minerals maca has been used by native Peruvians for thousands of years to balance invigorate energize and maintain good health.