The Best Apple Cider Vinegar in India| Top Brands and Products Reviewed

Best Apple Cider Vinegar in India for 2023

Apple Cider Vinegar might have been unpopular in India a few years ago, but thanks to aggressive promotion by brands and fitness influencers it has now become a household name in 2023.

Unlike Americans who use it for a variety of purposes- from cooking to cleaning– Indians look at apple cider vinegar mainly for one thing: how apple cider vinegar can help them lose weight.

A quick google search shows the interest in this natural product going up sharply.

No surprises there are almost a dozen different companies selling ACV in India already, from renowned foreign brands like Bragg to made-in-india options like Healthkart.

So how do you decide which is the best? And what makes it better than the rest?

We did the research for you!

Here are Our Choices….

After a week of researching various brands, investigating product labels for ingredients, going over hundreds of reviews online, we hereby give you a roundup of the top apple cider vinegar brands and products available in India.

Best Overall


Raw and Unfiltered with the Mother

Naturally Fermented

St. Botanica

ACV from St.Botanica, made with Himalayan apples

Himalayan Apples with the Mother

Made in India


Unpasteurized, Raw and Natural

Whatever your goal is, whether you are looking to use it for weight management or just throw it in your salad dressing, these products are good.

What’s more, most of these products are easy to find online, so no matter your location, whether you are in Delhi or Kochi, you will be able to buy them off Amazon or Healthkart or any other online grocery store for that matter.

Let’s get right to it. 

Best Apple Cider Vinegar in India| Top 8 Products and Brands Reviewed

1. Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar

Arguably the original, the most popular and the most searched of all apple cider vinegar brands in the world happens to be the best selling in India as well.

Apparently, it is one of the oldest ACV products still available. Founded in 1912, Bragg Live Foods is home to an assortment of fresh and organic products sourced from local farms.

Bragg ACV extract comes from cherry-picked organic apple farms.

Although Bragg products are a regular feature on the shelves of many health stores in America, their apple cider vinegar products is still their flagship and are a cut above the competition.

A product full of zest and natural goodness, Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar is extracted from fresh and delicious organically grown apples.

Widely regarded as the healthiest apple cider vinegar you can possibly consume, the Bragg contains the ‘mother’ which is a naturally occurring live food that contains strands of active protein enzymes, essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium. 

Bragg ACV comes in many forms: raw and unfiltered, with the Mother, etc.

No matter what you like acv for, whether it be the slightly sweet acid kick that they impart to sauces or the health benefits they are famous for, you cannot go wrong with the Bragg acv. And the good news is that they come in different sizes.

If you haven’t tried acv before and are unsure as to whether you will come to like of the taste of it, you might want to try the Bragg 473ml bottle, which happens to be the cheapest of the lot.

Bragg acv is available in several organic stores available in India, but if you like the convenience of shopping online, here is the best place you can grab a bottle of Bragg from.

2. HealthViva Apple Cider Vinegar

Another widely popular brand in India, mainly for its price more than anything, is Healthviva. 

It is made by fermenting fresh and natural Himalayan apples, which gives it its characteristic flavor, rightly balanced level of acidity and a cloudy texture.

Comparing Indian acv to imported products such as the Bragg may not be a good idea, since they are quite different in terms of the processing that happens during manufacturing. But Healthviva is unprocessed and provides numerous health benefits. 

apple cider vinegar with mother from HealthViva
Pure and natural, HealthViva apple cider vinegar comes with the Mother if that matters to you. 

No wonder why HealthViva has managed to collect good reviews from customers so far.

For those who wonder, it has more than 1000 reviews online and a good number of them show the product in good light. And that’s a good sign if you are looking for a Indian product that is healthy and affordable. 

Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, a single serving of the acv, say two teaspoons (10 ml) should be enough to give your body a small dose of goodness. This seems to be a great health tonic for people suffering from diabetes; just a serving consumed before meal or bedtime can keep acidity levels in check and give you great results.

You can pick up a 500ml bottle of HealthViva apple cider vinegar at just half the price of one of the premium and healthiest acv brands in india like the Bragg.

3. St. Botanica Apple Cider Vinegar

If you could tell between a mediocre and a good acv by a simple taste test, then here is one fine apple cider vinegar with great taste.

Extracted from fine apples that make good cider, St.Botanica is clearly one among the high quality unpasteurized brands of acv available in India. 

Fresh apples sourced from orchards in the himalayan region are ground and pressed into afine essence essence which then goes through the typical fermented process where the sugars are converted into alcohol, and, then, converted into acetic acid.

ACV from St.Botanica, made with Himalayan apples
Enriched with the mother carrying live enzymes, acetic acid, and other minerals

If these reviews are any indication, St.Botanica apple cider vinegar is most likely to give you good results with your weight management, skin care and other health goals. Many people complained that it was quite watery than they imagined and that it was a bit too raw to taste.

The reason being that St.Botanica raw acv is enriched with the mother carrying live enzymes, acetic acid, and other minerals and fibers that possess antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-glycemic characteristics. 

No wonder it serves as a great multipurpose product that you can use for different applications ranging from medicinal purposes to cooking.

The manufacturer states that it is a good tonic for improving overall health but you cannot use it as it is. It needs to be diluted with water because it is acidic in nature and consuming it frequently may actually erode the enamel of your teeth causing teeth problems like cavities etc.

Just like any raw and unpasteurized apple cider vinegar, St.Botanica has a good amber color characteristic of its acetic acid presence. It doesn’t taste too nasty and you can gulp it down with or without sugar, not worrying about how it would taste.  It’s that good, when mixed with sugar.

Just a little of this goes a long way towards making your meals tastier and healthier.

4. Healthkart Apple Cider Vinegar

Sold by HealthKart, the leading online health store in India, Healthkart apple cider vinegar is rich in naturally occuring enzymes that break down food thereby helping you stay free from intestinal disorders and troubles. 

It looks like apple juice and smells just like a real apple. But take a gulp and you’ll notice the difference. Its taste is quite typical of apple cider vinegar and some people might find it a bit sharp on their palates. This is one of the few brands in this list selling a variety of acvs with different flavors like ginger, lemon and garlic. 

The flavors are mild and combine well with the cider vinegar to produce a great taste especially when added to salad dressings.

However, if you are someone who likes to consume it raw or with water, here is a routine you might want to try.  Add a bit of honey to hot water and pour a tablespoon of the acv for a better drinking experience. Of course, you should dilute it in water to drink. If some reviews are to be believed, it also helps in soothing a sore throat, as well.

5. NourishVitals Apple Cider Vinegar

NourishVitals is another indian brand to feature in this list that sells many organic health products among juices and vinegars.

Like most products, this one is made from apple juice extracted by pressing good quality Himalayan apples which the maker claims are picked from some of the finest orchards in the country.  

Apples picked out from the finest orchards India has to offer go into making NourishVitals, the maker claims.

The acv comes with the mother and it’s amber in color, slightly mellowish to taste, not too concentrated compared to other products in the market, and brings out the a sweet and sharp flavor to your food when added a little.

It is a great idea to start your day with this acv mixed in a glass of warm water, many reviews claim. The acv makes a great addition to your cooking, especially when used as part of dressings for vegetable salad and for marinating chicken, fish and meat. 

That said, some people were slightly put off by its price and thought that it was a bit on the pricier side.

6. True Elements Apple Cider Vinegar

A natural and organic brand, True Elements also sells apple cider vinegar- both filtered and unfiltered- with and without the mother. They come in an assortment of different flavors namely lemon, honey, ginger, garlic and cinnamon. 

Crushing the musk of fresh apples releases fresh juice which are then trapped to make apple cider vinegar enriched with minerals and fibers having good medicinal properties. The maker claims so and we think they might be actually true. 

Like other multipurpose acv brands featured here, this has many uses. From cooking to tossing it in your after workout smoothie, you can use it in many ways. What’s more, it is also used as a conditioner after you have rinsed your hair with a shampoo.

7. Healthvit Apple Cider Vinegar

With almost half a thousand reviews across many online stores, HealthVit is clearly very popular among people searching for apple cider vinegar in india. 

Manufactured and distributed by West Coast pharmaceuticals based in Gujarat, the HealthVit acv is made from fresh himalayan apples.

8. Dr.Patkar Apple Cider Vinegar

Dr Patkar Apple Cider Vinegar comes in many variants- with and without the mother, in single and double packs of 500 ml. 

A close look at their range of acv products and you will find some unique flavors like Ginger, Garlic, lemon and honey, and the one that is sweetened with a natural sweetener called Stevia. 

Many of the positive reviews claim it’s one of the affordable acv brands in india but the rest of them raise doubts over its quality. In fact, one of the common complaints was that the acv is a bit too diluted and doesn’t have the mother.

Final Thoughts

So what is the best apple cider vinegar in India?

We think we have to give it to Bragg’s organic ACV with the mother. It is one among the best brands in the world if not the best, and the company has a bit of a tradition in manufacturing and selling different varieties of vinegar made by pressing fresh apples sourced from one of their large orchards in and around California.

Can’t find Bragg? Or, maybe you are looking for something cheap, then the next best pick for acv in India would be the Healthviva.

No matter what acv brand you choose, you should definitely give these ones a try until you find one that meets your expectations. Some of them are truly high quality too, with good taste and affordable pricing. 

Have you used acv before? What is your favorite brand? How did you come to know about it? Why did you buy it? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. 

Published by Bharath Ram   on  

Bharath Ram, a regular contributor to this website, is a digital marketer by profession. He has an eye for research and is interested in exploring new product categories, discovering brands, experimenting with products and sharing his review notes. He is on a mission to help the readers of this blog buy just the right product and avoid the rest.

3 thoughts on “The Best Apple Cider Vinegar in India| Top Brands and Products Reviewed

  1. Thank you.
    This review is what I was looking for.
    Just yesterday I finally decided to give ACV a try but the big question was which one.
    Your review seems like a big help. Thank you.
    I will share my experience after a few weeks.
    Thank you again.

    • Thank You For your Reply,,
      and would you please send me your selling items for Apple Cider ,Price and the samples 1 each ,
      and which is the terms and conditions etc…

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