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Black chia and white chia from the Peruvian Andes, available as ready-to-eat seed or virgin oil.

Peruvian Chia

Consumers world-wide are discovering what athletes, sport enthusiasts and the ancient Mayan warriors have known for a long time: chia seeds are packaged with Omega-3, dietary fiber and antioxidants.

OrganicCrops organic black chia seedOur chia grows in the Peruvian highlands where it is cultivated by small farming communities the same way for hundreds of years. The plant grow up to 1 meter in size and are harvested in the spring time. The seeds contain twice as much protein offers high levels of dietary fiber, antioxidants Omega-6 fatty acids and seven times more Omega-3 than salmon.

Our chia products are 100% natural, non-GMO and guaranteed free of pesticides. We offer the following chia products:

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OrganicCrops black and white chia seed and chia oil from the Peruvian Andes

Chia product specification

Product classification: Salvia hispanica L.
Type: Dried, Ready-to-Eat, 100% Chia
Style: Chia Seed: dried, filetered and sorted seed
Chia Oil: cold-pressed virgin oil
Origin: Andean highlands, Peru
Cultivation: Organic or conventional
Color classification: Black chia seed: gray, dark-gray to black
White chia seed: light-gray, beight to light cream
Chia oil: Light yellow-green

Product Types

Types: Chia seed
Chia oil
(Gelatinized) chia flour/powder on request.
Certification: SENASA, ControlUnion

Physical Characteristics

Color visual: Seed: white, black
Taste: Characteristic
Odor: Characteristic
Foreign material: Max. 0.1%
Defects: Seed: Max. 1.5% (sick/crushed seed)
Caliber: 1.1 mm

Chemical Characteristics

Humidity level Seed: Max 13%

Microbiological Characteristcs

Aerobic mesophilic: Max. 105 cfu
Yeast: Max. 1000 cfu
Mold: Max. 1000 cfu
E. coli: Max. 10 cfu
Salmonella SP: Abcent (25g)

Nutricion Facts, seeds (100g POR)

Energy: 492 kcal. / KJ 2059
Protein: 20.4 g
Fat: 32.7 g, of which:
- Saturated Fat: 2.9g
- Monounsat. Fat: 0.12g
- Polyunsat. Fat: 26.2g
Fatty Acids: - Omega-3: 17552 mg
- Omega-6: 5785 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrates: 40.3 g, of which:
- Sugars: 0 g - Dietary fibers: 35.4 g
Sodium: 4.6 mg
Minerals: Potassium: 592 mg
Calcium: 755.4 mg
Phosphorus: 867 mg
Magnesium: 381.2 mg
Selenium: 55.1 mg
Iron: 17.7 mg
Copper: 0.2 mg
Zinc: 4.2 mg
Amino Acids: per 1 g protein:
SERINE: 10.49 mg
HISTIDINE: 5.31 mg
GLYCINE: 9.43 mg
THREONINE: 7.09 mg
ALANINE: 10.44 mg
TYROSINE: 5.63 mg
VALINE: 9.50 mg
LEUCINE: 13.71 mg
LYSINE: 9.70 mg
PROLINE: 7.76 mg

Order Specifications

Packaging/Presentation: - PP woven Bag 25 kg or 50 kg net
- Triple layer Kraft paper bag 25 kg or 50 kg net
- PP woven Big Bag 1000 kg net (FCL only)
Shipping: Ex works, FOB/CIF on request.
Minimum order: 5000 kg.
Delivery detail: 21-28 days, FIFO.

Request for quotation

Please send an email to: Stating your procurement requirements. Please make sure to include the following information:

  • Which product (including type/variety).
  • Cultivation (organic or conventional).
  • Quantity in kilograms.
  • Shipping needed? (to which port).
  • Your company details and your contact details.

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