BIO Chia seeds
- from 100 % controlled organic cultivation
- high content of omega-3 fatty acids
- rich in protein (about 22 g per 100 g)
- rich in fibre (around 32 g per 100 g)
- ideal for muesli, yogurts, smoothies and baking
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Our organically grown chia seeds are appreciated for their high content of omega-3 fatty acids as well as their versatility in the kitchen. In Germany and Europe, the seeds of the South American plant alvia Hispanica L. have established as superfood in the last couple of years. Our chia seeds are unsulfured, 100 % vegan and free from genetic engineering.
Precious omega-3 fatty acids
Chia seeds are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids, namely alpha-linolenic acid, short ALA. This essential fatty acid helps maintain a normal level of cholesterol in the blood. The positive effects set in at a daily intake of 2 g ALA which corresponds to 11 g of chia seeds.
History and origin
The seeds of the chia plant were already used by the Aztec, Maya and Inca in Central and South America and appreciated as nutritious source of energy. They were both a staple food and natural remedy back in the time. "Chia" derives from the language of the Maya and means energy. In Germany and Europe today, the small, black, South American seeds are very popular and are often used as ingredient for muesli or baking.
Chia seeds for cooking
When chia seeds are soaked in water, they produce a gel. This is why they are often added to mueslis, smoothies or bread. The ideal proportion of chia seeds to water is 1:6. According to the EU Novel Food regulation EC 258/97, the daily intake of chia seeds should not exceed 15 g. Enjoy our organic chia seeds as part of a diverse and balanced diet. Keep sealed and in dry, dark place.
Chia seeds at a glance
Chia seeds can absorb large amounts of water and produce a gel. Suitable as supplement for mueslis, smoothies, bread and baked goods. According to the EU's Novel Food Regulation, the recommended maximum intake of 15 g chia seeds per day should not be exceeded.
Chia seeds have a high water absorption capacity. Therefore, they produce a gel when soaked in water. This makes them suitable as supplement for mueslis (max. 10 %), smoothies (max. 5 %) or bread and baking goods (max. 10 %). According to the European Regulation on Novel Foods EC 258/97, the daily intake should not exceed 15 g. Keep well sealed and in a dry, dark place.
Average energy and nutrient content for 100 g
Please enjoy our products as part of a diverse and balanced nutrition.
As a product of nature the composition of the oil can vary, the given specifications are therefore average values.