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Those who know energetic and enthusiastic Janie Hoffman, CEO and founder Mamma Chia, Carlsbad, CA, and author of Chia Vitality and The Chia Cookbook, may hardly believe what her life was like just a few short years ago. For 20 … Continue reading
A staple of Aztec and Mayan diets, the ancient chia seed is a nutritional dynamo, packed with Omega-3s, calcium, iron, fiber and antioxidants. Luckily, cooking with it is also a breeze, as Janie Hoffman, founder and CEO of the organic … Continue reading
Mamma Chia Vitality beverages and Chia Squeeze snacks were features on Toronto’s top morning talk show, Breakfast TV! Watch as guest Andrea Donsky from NaturallySavvy.com shares the Magic of Mamma Chia with the host and their Canadian Viewers!
Mamma Chia Wins BestRetail Brand of the Year! Nutritional Outlook recognizesMamma Chia with top honor! Click here to read more…
Mamma Chia Founder & CEO, Janie Hoffman, appeared on Fox News Health’s Dr. Manny Show where she shared some tasty recipes from her new book, Chia Vitality and educated viewers on why Chia is so amazing! Check out this video … Continue reading
Mamma Chia is releasing two new beverage flavors: Strawberry Lemonade and Pineapple Coconut. Both flavors offer organic chia seeds and fruit juices and are Non-GMO Verified, gluten-free, vegan, Kosher and USDA Certified Organic. Read more…
The Seeds of Innovation: Mamma Chia leads an emerging segment centering on its namesake superfood. The chia seed has gained a reputation at the mother of all super foods, with its high concentration of heart-and-brain-health promoting Omega-3s… Read more
Order Janie’s New Book The Chia Cookbook And get 25% OFF at ShopMammaChia.com!Click here to order!
Janie Hoffman never wanted to be the star. She grew up in a small town in Illinois, where standing out from the crowd was, at times, deeply discouraged. Yet by founding Mamma Chia, Hoffman was presented with a dilemma that … Continue reading
“Seed Your Soul” is the motto of Mamma Chia (www.mammachia.com, 10 ounces, $3.49), a line of beverages made with hydrated chia seeds, agave and fruit juices. For the chia novice, the texture is little strange at first, akin to half-set … Continue reading
If you’ve ever had Mamma Chia, that’s your first clue that the book is probably going to be good. It is. I thought this would be a book about chia’s health benefits, with some recipes included. It’s actually much more … Continue reading
Whether it’s a manufacturer or a farmer seeking the seal, the 3 year transition to organic and the attainment of the USDA certification seal is rigorous. Use of toxic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, antibiotics, synthetic hormones, genetic engineering and sewage sludge … Continue reading
Healthy Hollywood met with Janie Hoffman in New York. She’s one of those gals who is full of energy, has perfect skin and an enviably slim figure. She makes you want to go: “I’ll have what she’s having!” Yet, the … Continue reading
It Doesn’t Stop With the Label – The leadership behind several new food brands isn’t stopping at label certifications. They’re actively changing the economy and the world by solving social problems, including hunger. For example, Mamma Chia founder Janie Hoffman … Continue reading
Mamma Chia Founder & CEO, Janie Hoffman, appeared on Hallmark’s Emmy-nominated show Home & Family with Christina Ferrare and Mark Steines to share the Magic of Chia, create some tasty recipes and talk about her new book, Chia Vitality. Check … Continue reading
Check out this fun media highlight reel featuring Mamma Chiaand CEO & Founder Janie Hoffman.
Managing explosive growth is not a problem most entrepreneurs have to worry about. Most of them are too busy burning money, and wondering what on earth motivated them to give up the day job to compete for shelf-space with the … Continue reading
Everyday with Rachel Ray highlighted Mamma Chia Organic Chia Squeeze as one of 10 brand-new products to shake up your grocery list! Click here to read more!
O Magazine featured Mamma Chia Organic Chia Squeeze as one of their favorite chia products! Packed with Omega-3s, chia seeds are taking over grocery aisles. Standout products that contain the superfood. Click here to read more!
For a quick chia-based snack on-the-go, try one of these 70-80 calorie squeezable packets. Not only will they satisfy your sweet tooth with flavors like Strawberry-Banana, Green Magic, Apple Cinnamon, Blackberry Bliss, Mango Coconut and Wild Raspberry, they will also … Continue reading
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Mamma Chia is a featured brand in the new book, Romancing the Brand. Read this Harvard Business Review article that includes Mamma Chia as the brand that best exemplifies the “Meet Memorably” approach to marketing. Click here to read more.
Mamma Chia CEO & Founder, Janie Hoffman, featured in Fast Company’s “The Recommender” column talking about the Slow Money movement as well as her favorite iPhone app! Click here to read more.
Small, black, tasteless seeds that offer a healthy dose of fiber, omega-3s, iron, calcium and essential fatty acids. One of the biggest kudos that antioxidant-rich chia repeated… Click here to read more.
The Daily Buzz, which runs the latest trends every weekday morning to 170+ TV markets across the US, featured Mamma Chia Vitality Beverages and Chia Squeezes as one of their, “Must have Powerfoods for 2014.” Watch Registered Dietician Tara Gidus … Continue reading
Mamma Chia was awarded Nutritional Outlook’s Retail Brand of the Year! Mamma Chia was recognized for its leadership in the food and beverage industry as well as its innovation in creating the chia beverage category. Click here to read the … Continue reading
Each year Beverage World presents a comprehensive compilation of everything deemed, “Hot, Innovative and Trendsetting.” This year, Mamma Chia was included the “Hit List.” Click here to read more.
Mamma Chia selected as one of the top new healthy food products of 2014 on the Marilyn Denis Show, seen daily throughout Canada on CTV. Naturopath Miranda Malisani highlights her favorites for 2014!. Click here to watch this great clip!
Mamma ChiaOnline Store! Click here to buy the NEW Chia Squeeze!
Mamma Chia Organic Chia Squeeze chosen as “Hit of the Week” and received a score of 95 out of 100 by Phil Lempert’s, the Supermarket Guru! Phil is a leader in the food and beverage industry for his exceptionally high … Continue reading
Congratulations to Claire Fallon! Location: Kailua, Hawaii Hobbies: Yoga, meditation, scuba diving, hiking, theater, dancing. On her iPod: Haim, Cat Empire, Arcade Fire, Ann Peebles, Alabama Shakes. Favorite Animal: Manta Rays, I’ll always remember dancing with them in Kona! Favorite … Continue reading
Congratulations to Trish Gibbs! Location: Hurst, TX Hobbies: Flea Markets, Yoga, Creating new things out of old things, painting furniture, rearranging the house, being outdoors (just not in August in Texas), snuggling with my family… and drinking Mamma Chia, of … Continue reading
Janie Hoffman, a San Diego avocado farmer turned founder and CEO of Mamma Chia fruit juices, is currently writing recipes for “The Chia Cookbook,” which will be published by Ten Speed Press in Fall 2014. Read more…
This certified-organic fruit-and-veggie pouch, but one taste proves Mamma indeed knows best. The surprisingly refreshing anytime snack is a delight on the tongue (think tropical tapioca) and a nutritional powerhouse. One 3.5-ounce serving packs omega-3s, fiber, protein and antioxidants from … Continue reading
Congratulations to Aly Courain! Location: Wharton, NJ Hobbies: Cleaning (even though she is embarrassed to admit it!), taking pictures, biking roads or mountains, a fun run here and there, skiing, hiking, kayaking, ice climbing, rock climbing. On her iPod: The … Continue reading
Q&A with Mamma Chia CEO, Janie Hoffman. What attracted you to Slow Money? What immediately attracted me to Slow Money back in 2009 were the principles. I knew I needed to be a part of this movement when I first … Continue reading
Snacks. There’s not a lot of time to sit and have a leisurely meal during Fashion Week, so I always keep plenty of healthy snacks on hand … and Chia Squeeze are a few of my favorites. Read more…
Sweet but not too sweet, it tasted like fall. Apples, cinnamon, vanilla — just damn good. And after taking a quick peek at the nutritionals, I also learned that Mamma Chia had sneaked in some butternut squash puree, too. Well … Continue reading
If you need to squeeze some extra nutrition into your day, give these tasty treats a try! Each 3.5-oz. pouch has just 70 calories and 2g fat, not to mention 4g fiber (PointsPlus® value 1*). Slurp on Strawberry Banana, Green … Continue reading
Watch this fun interview with Mamma Chia Founder & CEO, Janie Hoffman, on Fox5 News celebrating National Yoga Month at Karma Yoga Event in San Diego, CA. Click here to watch…
Mamma Chia Squeeze Packs–an infusion of organic fruits and vegetables and chia seeds–are a perfect post-workout or post-gym class snack. In four flavors–Strawberry Banana, Green Magic, Apple Cinnamon, and Blackberry Bliss–each pack contains 70 calories, 1200 mg omega-3s, 4 grams … Continue reading
Texture Is Almost as Important as Taste in New ProductsSome companies are combining textures, adding crunch or chew to drinks. Carlsbad, Calif.-based Mamma Chia offers nine “vitality” beverages that suspend whole chia seeds in fruit juice. Read more…
Congratulations to Thomas Serafica! Location: San Francisco, CA Hobbies: Archery, Jogging, Martial Arts, Movie Watching, Paintballing, Snowboarding and Surfing. On his iPod: Foo Fighters and Weezer Favorite Animal: Turtles and Pandas Favorite Quote: “Don’t let school get in the way … Continue reading
Imagine my delight when I saw a beverage product at my local grocery store that had chia seeds in it! It was called Mamma Chia, and I had to have it! I bought a couple and drank one right away … Continue reading
Mamma Chia is something I’d highly recommend–have it on hand in your desk, briefcase, home, or car. It’s a tasty, easy way to get some important nutrients… Read more…
Chia seeds – Chia seeds may resemble bird food, but they are packed with fiber. For example, Mamma Chia beverages deliver tons of nutrition…. Watch now…
By now, most of you have probably heard about chia seeds, which everyone from the ancient Mayan warriors to the famed Tarahumara Indians of Born to Run fame have used to boost energy and endurance. Mamma Chia’s organic, bottled beverages … Continue reading
Supermarket Picks: Mamma Chia – Chia seeds (yes, the same ones in the Chia Pet you bought in 1994) have taken off in popularity as a high-protein, fiber-rich supplement. They’re a great natural source of energy, and when placed in … Continue reading
Move over flax seeds. Chia seeds are the starring seeds and they’re not just for gag gifts this time. They’re everywhere in the supermarket. From snack bars and snack treats to the seeds themselves and drinks it’s in everything. And … Continue reading
Mamma Chia Chia Squeeze: Chia seeds are tough to eat on their own, so enjoy them blended with fruits and veggies; 70 calories, 4 grams fiber… Read more…
Honoring only the best of the best foods, drinks and culinary-related books, gizmos and gadgets, it’s like the Oscars for healthy food. Best use of chia in a drink: Mamma Chia…Read more…
It was PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi that famously coined the word “drinkify” in reference to the company’s plans to turn some of its snack products into new and innovative beverages. Along the same lines, Nooyi’s CEO counterpart at Mamma Chia, … Continue reading
Congratulations to Megan Hannen! Location: Venice, CA Hobbies: Building sustainable gardens for schools, paddle boarding, yoga, getting in quality time with my husband and my great dane, Bella. On her iPod: You name it…I bet I’ve got it! Favorite Animal: … Continue reading
As most athletes know, chia seeds are an excellent, healthy way to increase stamina and endurance for workouts. Lucky for us, chia seed beverage innovator Mamma Chia has a new and convenient way to incorporate this superfood into your diet … Continue reading
Congratulations to Kenny Shapiro! Location: Seattle, WA Hobbies: My favorite hobbies Spending time with my Katherine Gardening, drinking Mamma Chia, brewing beer, volleyball. On his iPod: Early 90’s/late 80s hip hop. Favorite Animal: op Favorite Quote: “Be who you are … Continue reading
Come Visit Mamma Chia atthe 2013 LA Marathon! Mamma Chia will be spreading the Mamma Chia Love at the LA Marathon Mar. 15-16 at the LA Convention Center Read more…
Congratulations to Kyle Caffero! Location: Chicago, IL Hobbies: My favorite hobbies include Brazilian Jujitsu, Running, Thrifting. On his iPod: Passion Pit, Architecture in Helsinki, Jim Croce, WHAM!, Florence + The Machine. Favorite Animal: My Meowmen, Ben & Luke! Favorite Quote: … Continue reading
Instead of growing chia pets, Janie Hoffman makes chia drinks. Hoffman—CEO and founder of Mamma Chia—burst onto the beverage industry scene in 2011 by launching the first organic chia seed beverage in the marketplace… Read more…
“Meanwhile, Janie Hoffman, BevNET’s Person of the Year for 2012, knows a lot about trailblazing herself, taking the chia seed and turning it into a beverage that is the spear tip for a nutritional movement. The effervescent Californian is at … Continue reading
Thanks to chia seeds, each bottle contains 4 g of complete protein and 25% of your recommended daily intake of fiber. These seeds develop a gelatinous texture when submerged in liquid, creating a smoothie-like consistency. Read more: Read more…