LOW-FAT MILLED CHIA SEED

Technical and Nutritional Data Sheet

 

Technical Name Low-fat Milled Chia Seed

Commercial Name Better Than Chia Milled Fiber

 

DESCRIPTION

Better Than Chia® Low-Fat Milled Chia Seed is obtained through the grinding process of the chia meal after a cold-press oil extraction. Better Than Chia® is a seed from chia (Salvia Hispanica L.), a plant originating from Central America. Chia used to be part of Aztecs and Mayas everyday diet. It was then completely forgotten for centuries, and was rediscovered recently for its outstanding nutritional composition. Better Than Chia® is selected from chia cultivated in Bolivia.

 

BENEFITS

Better Than Chia® offers a naturally balanced nutritional profile:

-  Balanced amino acids profile, source of all essential amino acids (EAA) 

-  Excellent fatty acids profile, source of ω3 and ω6 in a 4:1 ratio 

-  Rich in dietary fiber, 33% more than whole chia seed

-  Rich in minerals, vitamins & antioxidants, 33% more than whole chia seed

-  Rich in protein, 33% more than whole chia seed

-  Gluten free 

-  Low glycemic index 

 

PACKAGING, SHELF LIFE AND STORAGE 

Packaging: 20kg polypropylene bags
Shelf life and storage: typically 24 months when stored in a cool dry place. The maximum storage temperature is 20 degrees C and the maximum relative humidity is 60%. 

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Additives: None 

Allergens: None

GMO: Free

Kosher: Yes 

HACCP (GMP): Yes

 

 

PHYSICAL

Foreign matter

< 0.1

Color:  Shiny, greyish black

 

CHEMICAL

Total moisture

7.00 - 8.50%   < 9.0%

Total protein

29.3%              > 25.0%

Total fat

7%                    < 10.0%

Total carbohydrate

52.9%               > 40.0%

Total fiber

51.8%              > 40.0%

Available carbs

1.1%                 < 2.0%

Total ash

6.0%                 < 8.0%

 

MICROBIOLOGICAL

Aerobic Plate Count (35°)  < 10,000 CFU/g

Yeasts - Molds (5 days)  < 1,000 CFU/g

Staphylococcus aureus  < 100 CFU/g

Coliforms  < 100 CFU/g

Salmonella  < Absence/25/g

Enterobacteria  < 100 CFU/g

Bacillus cereus   < 100 CFU/g

 

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