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Chia

Salvia Hispanica.

Chia seed contains many nutrients such as: proteins, calcium, boron (mineral that helps fix calcium in the bones), potassium, iron, fatty acids such as omega 3, antioxidants and also trace elements such as magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc and vitamins such as niacin among others.

The seed contains around 40% carbohydrates; of these, 30% is insoluble fiber, 3% is soluble fiber, and the rest are essential starches. Compared to other foods, it has two times more protein than any seed, five times more calcium than whole milk, two times the amount of potassium in bananas, three times more antioxidants than blueberries, three times more iron than spinach and seven times more omega 3 than salmon.

Production period of July and August, origin Ayacucho, Huancavelica and Apurimac at more than 2300 meters above sea level. of the Andes of Peru.

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Chia Grains

Scientific name: Salvia Hispanica.
Types: Organic & Conventional.
Variety: Black and White.
Presentations: Bulk 10 Kg, 25 Kg, 1000 Kg.
Packaging: 3 ply paper bag, polypropylene big bags.
Ingredients: 100 % Chia.
Production Area: the Andes of Peru in the regions of Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Apurimac, Cuzco (2000 – 2500 msnm).
Harvest time: May-June.
Availability: All year.
Shelf life: 2 years stored under appropriate conditions.
Benefits:Organic product, 100% natural, with high nutritional value and energy supply, an ideal source of omega 3. It does not contain gluten. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, lacto-vegetarians.
Aplications: It is a processed seed, for direct use, that can accompany yogurt, juices, drinks, salads and different foods. Ideal for children, adolescents, youth and adults.
Certifications: BRC, NOP, EOS, RTPO, JAS, NON-GMO, GLUTEN FREE, KOSHER, FAIR FOR LIFE.

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