CHIA SEEDS

CHIA SEEDS

Chia is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to the center and south of Mexico and Guatemala that was cultivated by Aztecs and Mayas in pre-Columbian times. Currently, it is produced in countries such as Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. Chia seeds tastes good, and can be a valuable addition to the diet.

Customs code

1207.99.99.00

Scientific name

Salvia Hispanica

Human health benefits
  • Is a great source of Omega 3.
  • Does not contain gluten in its chemical composition.
  • Contains calcium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin A, potassium, magnesium, niacin and zinc.
  • Helps control cholesterol levels.
  • Regulates the immune system.
Geographical distribution

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Seasonal availability

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All year round.

Presentations

Packaging for Andean Grains. Presentations from 250g to 50kg, according to customer requirements.

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