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Mamma Chia Launches New Vitality + Energy Beverages

First Drink Combining The Power Of Chia With The Clean Energy Of Guayusa – Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that originated the chia beverage category and continues to be the chia product leader and innovator, is revolutionizing … Continue reading

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Mamma Chia Launches Two New Beverage Flavors

Chia Innovator Updates Line of Delicious Vitality Beverages with New Mouth-Watering Flavors: Strawberry Lemonade & Pineapple Coconut – Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that originated the chia beverage category, is announcing two delicious new beverage flavors, Strawberry … Continue reading

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Janie Hoffman on Fox News Health with Dr. Manny

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

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What’s New in Food – Mamma Chia Beverages

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…

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Mamma Chia: Beverage World Breakout Brand 2014

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

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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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The Entrepreneur as Brand – Janie Hoffman, CEO, Mamma Chia

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

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Uncapping a Few New Ideas for Thirst Quenchers

“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

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Chia Vitality — A Great Read

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

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Shopping Guide: Organic vs. All-Natural: What’s the Difference?

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

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Access Hollywood: Plant The Seed of Wellness!

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

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Forbes: Why Purpose, Not Cash, Is King In The Food Industry

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

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Mamma Chia Featured on Home & Family

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

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Mamma Chia Media Highlights

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

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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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Expo West Update: Label Evolution, New CFO for Mamma Chia

For a brand that, by most accounts, continues to see booming growth in awareness, trial and sales of its chia products, Mamma Chia remains a brand in constant evolution as it looks to maintain its leadership position in the chia … 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 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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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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Mamma Chia Rapid Growth Continues

Vast Expansion includes US, Canadian and Online Retailers – Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that created the chia beverage category, announces the expansion of its signature Mamma Chia vitality beverages and their recently launched Chia Squeeze™ vitality … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Check in the Mirror – What’s in My Purse? (video)

Check out this fun video and hear what Rachel Talbot has to say about the Chia Squeeze in her purse! Watch now…

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4 Perfect Snack Pouches

Boost omega-3s, fiber, and protein while out and about with Mamma Chia Chia Squeeze. Both adults and kids will appreciate this satiating, ready-to-go snack, sweetened only with fruits and vegetables. Read more…

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Chia for me, Chia for you!

I stumbled upon these tasty pre-made organic chia squeezes by Mamma Chia. They’re the perfect snack, instant energy boost, and easy… Read more…

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B Lab Notes Companies with Conscience

From the beginning, Mamma Chia has donated 1 percent of gross sales to support local food systems, more than 20 percent of suppliers are local and are located in low-income communities, and 50 percent of office supplies come from recycled/sustainable … 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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Mamma Chia: Top 10 Natural and Organic Trends

Unexpected Textures Redefine Beverages: In an effort to give today’s multi-sensorially engaged shoppers a splash of excitement, today’s natural and organic beverage manufacturers are putting texture to the test… Read more…

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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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Mamma Chia Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that originated the chia beverage category, announces today that the Mamma Chia Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be presented at the fourth annual Slow Money National Gathering in Boulder, Colorado. A … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Mamma Chia Announces Chia Squeeze™ Vitality Snack

Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that originated the chia beverage category, pioneers a new food category with the Chia Squeeze™ vitality snack. Building on the rapid success of Mamma Chia’s vitality beverages, Chia Squeeze provides an exciting … Continue reading

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Mamma Chia Names Matthew Buckley EVP, Sales & Mktg.

Mamma Chia, the organic food and beverage company that originated the chia beverage category, announces the addition of Matthew Buckley as its new executive vice president of sales and marketing. Buckley’s appointment comes on the cusp of a new corporate … 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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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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