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Janie Hoffman on Saying “No” & not Drinking your own Kool-Aid

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

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Chia Squeeze highlighted in Everyday with Rachel Ray

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!

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Mamma Chia featured in O Magazine

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!

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Chia Seeds Are Popping Up in Tons of Snacks, We’re Beyond Thrilled!

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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Order Chia Vitality!Janie’s New Book And get 25% OFF your next purchase at ShopMammaChia.com! Click here for details!

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Mamma Chia featured in HBR Article on Romancing the Brand

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.

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Mamma Chia CEO & Founder featured in Fast Company

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.

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8 Superfoods You Need to Know – Chia Seeds

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.

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Mamma Chia: “Must Have Powerfood for 2014″

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

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Mamma Chia Named Best Retail Brand of the Year

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

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Mamma Chia Named to Beverage World “Hit List”

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.

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CTV Top New Healthy Food Products of 2014

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!

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Mamma Chia Wins BestRetail Brand of the Year! Nutritional Outlook recognizesMamma Chia with top honor! Click here to read more…

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Mamma ChiaOnline Store! Click here to buy the NEW Chia Squeeze!

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Supermarket Guru: Chia Squeeze “Hit of the Week” with a score of 95!

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

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November 2013

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

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October 2013

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

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Mamma Chia Media Highlights Reel

Check out this fun media highlight reel featuring Mamma Chiaand CEO & Founder Janie Hoffman.

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New Chia Cookbook to Offer Recipes for Vitality

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…

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5 New Snacks Making a Big Squeeze

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

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September 2013

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

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The Fast-Spreading Slow Money Movement

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

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Lauren Conrad – Fashion Week “What’s in my bag?”

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…

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Feel the Squeeze, the Chia Squeeze

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

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Unconventional and AWESOME Snack Packs with 100 Calories or Less!

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

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Mamma Chia and Karma Yoga on Fox News

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…

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Double Duty: Back to school snacks for kids and adults

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

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Why Food Companies Are Fascinated by the Way We Eat

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…

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August 2013

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

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My New Obsession… Mamma Chia!

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

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Chia Squeeze, reviewed by Mike Farley

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…

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In the Pantry: Spotlight on Superfoods

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…

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6 Ways to Change Up Your Hydration on Race Day

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

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12 Quick and Easy Drinks to Start the Day Slideshow

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

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Trend Spotting with BHG: Chia

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

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High-Fiber Munchies to Keep Things Moving While on the Road

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…

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2013 Noshies Award Winner from Fit Bottomed Girls

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…

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BevNET Features Chia Squeeze Launch

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

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May 2013

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

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Chia seed infused Squeeze snack offers a convenient new way to power workouts

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

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April 2013

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

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LA 2013 Marathon

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…

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March 2013

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

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The Humble Seed that Started a Phenomenon

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…

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Seeds of Greatness – BevNET Jan/Feb 2013

“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

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Prevention Magazine – 20 Healthy Drink Options

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…

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Febuary 2013

Congratulations to Lauren Hillenga! Location:  Santa Cruz, CA Hobbies:  My favorite hobbies include Walking on the beach, hiking in the redwoods, picknicking on a warm day, bike rides, sailing/boating. Watching a sunset or moonrise over the ocean never gets old. … Continue reading

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January 2013

Congratulations to Matt Stintzi! Location: Austin, TX Hobbies:  My favorite hobbies include Skateboarding, Camping, SXSW, Bike Riding, Walking My Dog, Playing guitar, Jamming with family and friends,Seeing live music and Collecting Vinyl. On his iPod:  In no paticular order: Ryan … Continue reading

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Mamma Chia Featured in New York Times Article on Chia

Janie Hoffman, founder of Mamma Chia fruit juices, was one of the first people to recognize chia’s potential as a food. “My first sales call a year and a half later was to Whole Foods in the southern Pacific region,” … Continue reading

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Celeb Hot Spot Nobu Debuts Mamma Chia Cocktail!

celeb hotspot Nobu is now serving a “Lemon Chia Fizz” cocktail that mixes one of Mamma Chia’s drinks in the recipe, so now you can pump yourself full of your vitamins and other nutrients while you indulge in a decadent … Continue reading

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Seed of Success: Native wins kudos for chia beverage

Seed of Success – Native wins kudos for chia beverage – Several years ago, Janie (Hawkins) Hoffman was looking for ways to improve her health, and stumbled across the little-known chia seed. “I totally fell in love with this nutritious … Continue reading

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Fit Bottomed Girls: Mamma Chia Review: We Love This Stuff!

“Mamma Chia freakin’ killed it. Chia-drink winner right here, folks. Big time. The coolest part though is Mamma Chia’s taste and mouth-feel. Somehow the chia seeds are hydrated and suspended in organic fruit juice. The juice is delicious and really … Continue reading

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BevNET 2012 Person of the Year: Janie Hoffman, Founder, Mamma Chia

BevNET’s Best of 2012 Person of the Year Award goes to Janie Hoffman, Founder & CEO of Mamma Chia. Over the past 2 years, Hoffman has been at the forefront of chia’s rise. Her leadership and promotion of chia has … Continue reading

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Details: 5 Natural Alternatives to 5-Hour Energy

Chia seeds aren’t just for growing green animals anymore. Now everyone from hippies to Wall Street bankers are munching on them for a little taste of the energy boost that supposedly powered the famous long-distance running Tarahumara tribe of Mexico. … Continue reading

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December 2012

Congratulations to Steven Snyder! Location: Los Angeles, CA Hobbies: My favorite hobbies include Writing, Comedy, Improv, Working Out, Drawing, Acting On his iPod: The Mark Levin Show AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, The Schnitt Show, John & Ken, George Carlin Favorite … Continue reading

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NYTimes for Home Page

Mamma Chia Featured in the Mamma Chia founder & CEO, Janie Hoffman, featured in a New York Times article on Chia! Read article…

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Ashtanga Yoga Confluence

Join Mamma Chia at theAshtanga Yoga Confluence Come join us Feb 28-Mar 3rd at the Ashtanga Yoga Confluence in San Diego! Mamma Chia will be seeding souls at this wonderful event! More Details…

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November 2012

Congratulations to Kiem Snyder! Location: New York, NY Hobbies: My favorite hobbies include laughing, having a good time, and spreading that warm and fuzzy feeling called love! I also enjoy all things related to the arts, painting/drawing, playing violin, hiking, … Continue reading

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Green Festival – LA

Join Mamma Chia at theGreen Festival LA! Come join us Nov 17-18th at the Green Festival Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center! Mamma Chia will be seeding souls at this wonderful event! More Details…

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LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

Join Mamma Chia at theLA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon! Come join us Oct 26-27th at the LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon at the Los Angeles Convention Center! Mamma Chia will be fueling all the great runners at this wonderful event! … Continue reading

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