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Mamma Chia: “Must Have Powerfood for 2014”

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Mamma Chia Named Best Retail Brand of the Year

mamma chia, mama chia, drink chia, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, chia seed drink, chia seed beverageMamma 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 full article.

CTV Top New Healthy Food Products of 2014

chia, chia seeds, mamma chia, mama chia, drink chia, chia drink, chia beverage, chia seed drink, chia seed beverage, organic, non-gmo, vegan, gluten freeMamma 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!

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

supermarket guru, mamma chia, mama chia, drink chia, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, chia seed drink, chia seed beverageMamma 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 level of objectivity and insistence that his reviews cannot be swayed or influenced. Click here to watch the video clip.

November 2013

Congratulations to Claire Fallon!

clairesmallLocation: 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 Quote: “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.” Maya Angelou
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Blackberry Bliss Chia Squeeze
Bio: Claire is grateful for the opportunities to live a full and blessed life. She has traveled and lived in wonderfully strange places like Philadelphia, New York, Puerto Rico, Baja Mexico, India, Nepal, Tibet, and of course Hawaii. Claire has a B.S. from Skidmore College. She is an ERYT-200 certified Yoga instructor. Claire opened and ran a yoga studio on a tiny island in the Caribbean for 3 years. She developed and taught a court preparation program using theater and play for incarcerated teens in Philadelphia.

We are so excited to present the November 2013 Brand Ambassador of the Month award to Claire Fallon! Claire is new to the Mamma Chia family but has already wowed us with her enthusiasm and shining personality. She has been lucky enough to live in some amazing places such as Puerto Rico, Baja Mexico, India, Nepal & Tibet. Currently, she calls the beautiful state of Hawaii home. Claire enjoys yoga, meditation, scuba diving and enjoying her favorite Chia Squeeze, Blackberry Bliss!

We are so thrilled to have you as a part of our team, Claire. Thank you for helping us spread the Magic of Chia in Hawaii!

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October 2013

Congratulations to Trish Gibbs!

trishsmallLocation: 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 course!
On her iPod: Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Dave Matthews, anything acoustic.
Favorite Animal: I love them all but only an old Persian cat and a spunky rescue mutt share the bed!
Favorite Quote: “Sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast” – Alice in Wonderland
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Coconut Mango and Pomegranate Mint
Bio: I’m a spreadsheet loving – free spirit (yes the two can coexist!). A California girl at heart, I’m blooming where I’m currently planted in Texas with my amazing husband. The last five years I have had the privilege of working on various projects ranging from event management to visual merchandising while also preparing my beautiful daughters for the big scary world of Kindergarten. I believe in representing brands that have the same core values as I do in wanting to nurture ourselves and our world. I’m so excited to part of the Mamma Chia Magic Makers! (My girls actually call me Mamma Chia!)

Congratulations to our October 2013 Brand Ambassador of the Month, Trish Gibbs! Her passion & can-do attitude makes her an incredible Brand Ambassador and we are honored to have her on the team! Trish is a California girl at heart, spreading the Magic of Chia in Texas where she currently lives with her husband and daughters. Trish loves Yoga, Flea Markets and being outdoors (just not in August in Texas!). Fun Fact – Trish’s daughters call her “Mamma Chia”!

Thank you for being such a unique soul and an irreplaceable part of our team, Trish!

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5 New Snacks Making a Big Squeeze

new hope, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, mamma chiaThis 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 spirulina, chlorella and kale. SRP: $1.69; Booth 520.  Read more…

September 2013

Congratulations to Aly Courain!

alysmallLocation: 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 Lumineers, Dave Matthews Band, Mumford & Sons… peppered wit some Basshunter and Dub-Step with an occasional Demi Lovato or Beyonce song.
Favorite Animal: Manatee
Favorite Quote: “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every day experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face… You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Coconut Mango Vitality Beverage or Apple Cinnamon Chia Squeeze
Bio: I was born and raised in rural PA amongst farms – my neighbors were mostly cows and chickens. So I always grew up with an appreciation for what the land offers and all things natural. I am now married to the best thing to ever exist in my life, my husband Aaron, and while our home base is currently in NJ, we are really just having fun and exploring/doing anything a car or plane can take us to. When I am not spreading the magic of Mamma Chia, I am either adventuring with Aaron or we are dreaming of what our next adventure will be. And I have an outy belly button that I call my spaghetti-O.. that’s kind of interesting!

We are overjoyed to announce our New Jersey superstar and September 2013 Ambassador of the Month, Aly Courain! We can always rely on Aly to step up to the plate and we love her contagious enthusiasm and passion! When Aly isn’t warming hearts at a Mamma Chia demo or event, you can find her outside biking, running, skiing hiking, kayaking… you name it! She also loves photography, cleaning (even though she’s embarrassed to admit it) and going on exciting adventures with her husband Aaron.

From all of us at Mamma Chia, we are so grateful to have you on the team, Aly! Thank you for all that you do!

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The Fast-Spreading Slow Money Movement

new hope, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, mamma chiaQ&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 read them.  Read more…

Feel the Squeeze, the Chia Squeeze

examiner.com, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, mamma chiaSweet 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 done, MC. With just 70 calories, 1,200 mg of omega-3s, 4 grams of fiber and just 7 grams of sugar, I was impressed. And, seriously, you just don’t get any cleaner than that ingredient list.  Read more…

Double Duty: Back to school snacks for kids and adults

examiner.com, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, mamma chiaMamma 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 of fiber, and 2 grams of protein. Read more…

August 2013

Congratulations to Thomas Serafica!

thomassmallLocation: 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 of education” – Mark Twain
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Blackberry Hibiscus or Green Magic
Bio: I’ve been working in the front lines of the natural and organic industry for over five years. During my free time I enjoy visiting the many organic markets that the Bay Area has to offer. My top 5 markets to visit in the Bay Area are the Real Food Company, Bi-Rite, Rainbow Grocery, Canyon Market and Good Earth.

We are thrilled to announce our August 2013 Ambassador of the Month – the one and only Thomas Serafica! Thomas has a ton of experience in the natural and organic industry and we are super impressed with his reliability, passion & enthusiasm. When Thomas isn’t spreading the Mamma Chia love, you can find him doing archery, jogging or jamming out to Weezer and the Foo Fighters. We love working with such an amazing soul!

Thank you for helping us make San Francisco shine with Mamma Chia magic, Thomas!

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4 Perfect Snack Pouches

Screen Shot 2013-07-25 at 9.20.21 AMBoost 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…

B Lab Notes Companies with Conscience

Union Tribune Mamma Chia B CorpFrom 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 materials…. Read more…

My New Obsession… Mamma Chia!

beImagine 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 when I got home and was blown away, it was SO good! And packed with … Read more…

6 Ways to Change Up Your Hydration on Race Day

chiaBy 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 are a great way to soak up all the omega-3, dietary fiber, protein, antioxidants and minerals that chia seeds offer… Read more…

12 Quick and Easy Drinks to Start the Day Slideshow

chiaSupermarket 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 liquid the seeds expand and develop a slightly chewy texture … Read more…

Trend Spotting with BHG: Chia

chiaMove 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 if you’re looking for recipe ideas, the internet, food websites and Pinterest are full of them. So, why add chia to everything? Watch now…

BevNET Features Chia Squeeze Launch

Chia-Squeeze-4lineup-300x139It 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, Janie Hoffman, will look to build upon the rapid growth of her brand by – in essence – “snackifying” the company’s line of whole chia seed and juice blends. Read more…

May 2013

Congratulations to Megan Hannen!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: 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: I heart octopi
Favorite Quote: “Eventually… Everthing Connects.”
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Guava Mamma, no wait…Kiwi Lime,no, um maybe Grapefruit Ginger…Shoot, I give up! They are all amazing!
Bio: Seeding people’s souls is what I am passionate about! When I am not spreading the Mamma Chia love, you can find me helping to develop urban gardens on school campuses. Currently, I am helping a high school rehab a 2 acre parcel of land into a sustainable living classroom and garden. There is nothing more satisfying than helping people.

With excitement and joy, we are pleased to announce our May 2013 Ambassador of the Month – Megan Hannen! Megan’s beaming smile, shining personality and great work ethic make her a rockstar on the Mamma Chia Team. When Megan isn’t spreading the magic of chia, she continues to seed people’s souls by helping build sustainable urban gardens on school campuses. If Megan is around, you can count on sharing a laugh with her. It’s because of her infectious positive attitude that we honor her as May’s Ambassador of the Month!

We are grateful to have you as part of the Mamma Chia family! Thank you for all you do!

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April 2013

Congratulations to Kenny Shapiro!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation:  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 and say what you feel because those who matter don’t mind; and those who mind, don’t matter.” -Dr. Suess
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor:  Guava Mamma/Pomegranate Mint!
Bio:  I have a BS in Biology (marine emphasis) and currently work for the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Kat Barba and I are due to have a child any day and can’t wait to see her beautiful face. Kat and I live in a zoo with 3 cats and 2 dogs.

It is with great honor we announce our April 2013 Ambassador of the month, Kenny Shapiro! He won us over with his glorious smile and winning attitude! We absolutely love Kenny for his great work ethic- but also because he is so dynamic and such a positive thinker. He also works for the Department of Agriculture for Washington State! Kenny is so passionate about his career and he shines at everything he does. We also want to honor Kenny because he is about to become a daddy!

Thanks Kenny for being our Northwest Superstar! We are so thrilled to have you on our team and congratulations on your baby to be!

LA 2013 Marathon

Come Visit Mamma Chia at
the 2013 LA Marathon!

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Mamma Chia will be spreading the Mamma Chia Love at the LA Marathon Mar. 15-16 at the LA Convention Center Read more…

March 2013

Congratulations to Kyle Caffero!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation:  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:  “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor:  Cherry Lime!
Bio:  I was born & raised in the Chicago Suburbs. I’m almost finished up with my degree in Physics. I absolutely believe in pushing myself to be my best but that leaves me with very little free time to do cool things! When I do have free time again I’d like to train in BJJ or maybe train for another marathon. It was fate that I became part of the Mamma Chia team because the day before I randomly met Janie while at my old job, I had learned that my old company had just gotten discontinued! So it’s been a seamless transition and I’m super happy with how well everything is going!

Congratulations to our March 2013 Chicago Super Star, Kyle Caffero! His passionate, dedicated personality topped with his great sense of humor made it easy to choose him as our March 2013 Ambassador of the Month! Kyle is not only an incredible athlete running marathons and studying Brazilian Jujitsu; he is about to earn his degree in physics! We are continually impressed by his intellect, active lifestyle, and professional work ethic! Kyle is a team player and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him Rocking Chicago!

Febuary 2013

Congratulations to Lauren Hillenga!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation:  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. I also love yoga, pilates, and a good spin class!
On her iPod:  Lately I have been listening to The Civil Wars, The Lumineers, Lana Del Rey, a dash of country, and of course some hip-hop.
Favorite Animal:  Elephants, especially baby elephants. Too cute.
Favorite Quote:  Open minds lead to open doors.
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor:  Guava Mamma!
Bio:  I was born and raised in Santa Cruz, CA, and I graduated Cum Laude from San Jose State University with a Bachelor degree in Business Marketing in 2011. One of my favorite things in the world is enjoying a delicious meal with great company…I love to eat! I also love to travel and I have been blessed with some amazing trips over the years, including scuba diving in Thailand and eating my way through Italy. I can’t wait to see where my next adventure will take me!

It is with deep joy and gratitude that we announce our February Ambassador of the Month Lauren Hillenga! Lauren has impressed us since day one! So much so that soon after joining our team of dynamic ambassadors she joined our operations team as Operations Coordinator and now helps to oversee the Mamma Chia Magic from start to finish! Her diverse skill set and in-depth product knowledge make her the ideal ambassador! And on top of everything she’s a yoga goddess, shining with beauty from the inside out!

Lauren, thank you for sharing the Love and Magic of Mamma Chia with the wonderful people of Santa Cruz!

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January 2013

Congratulations to Matt Stintzi!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: 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 Adams, Joy Division, The Smiths, Lower Dens, Black Uhuru, CAN, Grimes, The Cure, Tame Impala, Tim Buckley, Dinosaur Jr, Cocteau Twins, Thee Oh Sees, Burning Spear, Spiritualized, Doug Sahm, Leonard Cohen, Psychic Ills, Yo La Tengo, 13th Floor Elevators, Townes Van Zandt,and Tom Waits. This list could go on forever so I’ll stop now.
Favorite Animal:  I do have a profound love for birds however Leroy my Shitzu, is my favorite.
Favorite Quote:  Open minds lead to open doors.
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor:  Blackberry Hibiscus with Cherry Lime as a close second..
Bio:  I was orginally born in Florida, but have lived in Texas for the past 23 years. I have been skateboarding for over 20 years and plan to skate till I’m pyshically unable to do so. I absolutley love the outdoors and living in Austin TX “The Live Music Captial of the World”!!

We are overjoyed to jump-start the New Year by honoring our January 2013 Ambassador of the Month, Matt Stintzi! Our Texas Star has been sharing the Mamma Chia Magic by truly living the dream! When he’s not impressing us with his stellar work ethic, Matt is enjoying his days skateboarding, bike riding, camping, and playing guitar! We LOVE that Matt uses Chia to fuel his active lifestyle! And we LOVE that he’s self-motivated, friendly, professional, and has a terrific sense of follow-through!

BIG thanks Matt for being an inspiration to us all! Your hard work and positive attitude are deeply appreciated!!

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

chia, chia drink, chia beverage, chia seeds, mamma chia, mamma chiaBevNET’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 sprouted a range of new brands in the beverage space, accelerated exposure of chia into mainstream consciousness, and propelled Mamma Chia into national distribution – a rare feat for brand of its novelty and innovation. Read more…

Details: 5 Natural Alternatives to 5-Hour Energy

chia, chia drink, chia beverage, chia seeds, mamma chia, mamma chiaChia 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. But because these tiny seeds can absorb as much as 12 times their weight in water you need to consume them with plenty of liquid so they can work their energy-giving magic without drying you out. Read more…

December 2012

Congratulations to Steven Snyder!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: 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 Animal: The Lion. Lions are intelligent, strong & beautiful creatures.
Favorite Quote: “Creativity is the Companion of Wisdom.” –St. Augustine
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Cherry Lime. It makes me feel like a kid again.
Bio: I was a former therapist in Springfield Illinois and moved out to Los Angeles for my second Masters Degree. I am an actor, writer, comedian and entrepreneur who loves Mamma Chia! Mamma Chia gives me the energy that I need while working late nights on set, writing for hours on end or if I’m in the gym working out. The Mamma Chia team has been terrific for me. Always remember, “To Accomplish Great Things, One Must Not Only Dream, But Act.”

It is with great pride that we honor our December 2012 Ambassador of the Month, Steven Snyder! His mesmerizing smile and engaging personality instantly won our hearts and we are so grateful to have him sharing the Mamma Chia Magic with the fabulous folks of Southern California! When Steven isn’t sharing the Magic of Mamma Chia he’s engaging his talents by acting, writing, and being a comedian! We are so proud to have such a creative, talented soul on the team!

Steven, you embody the heart and soul of Mamma Chia! We are so grateful for your hard work and dedication.

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Ashtanga Yoga Confluence

Join Mamma Chia at the
Ashtanga Yoga Confluence

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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…

November 2012

Congratulations to Kiem Snyder!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: 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, bike rides, snowboarding, rock climbing, zip lining, yoga, meditation, dancing around like a maniac and just having the best time possible… at all times!
On her iPod: Old School: Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Aretha Fankin, Etta James, Ray Charles, Bill Withers, The Beatles, John Lennon, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Fleetwood Mac, Johnny Cash, and Echo & The Bunnymen. New School: The XX, The Shins, Radiohead, Phantogram, Massive Attack, Metric, MGMT, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Minipop, The Killers, Silversun Pickups, Mazzy Star, Irsael ‘IZ’ Kamakawiwo’ole, Matisyahu, Panjabi MC.
Favorite Animal: I love all the creatures of this world… especially my two Shitzu’s, Ish & Winston a.k.a “My children.”
Favorite Quote: “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~ Dali Lama
“The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.” ~ Unknown
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Guava Mamma all the way!!! Yummy yummy in my tummy!!!
Bio: Hi! I’m Kiem and I love to love ya! I love life and most of all, I love to spread joy and happiness! My motto is “Give a stranger a smile, as it might be the only sunshine they see that day.” Be thankful for what you have, as opposed to what you don’t. Spirituality plays a huge part in my life. Most all religions are based around the same fundamental message of love, compassion, and forgiveness. It is important that we try and spread this message to all we can. As The Beatles put it, “Love is all we need.” So seed your soul 🙂

We are pleased to present our November Ambassador of the Month, Kiem Snyder! Ever since she became part of the team, Kiem has exuded the true essence of Mamma Chia by being a beautiful soul inside and out! Not only is she a true Mamma Chia Magic-Maker, she is organized, reliable, and professional. We are so grateful to have a hard-working, dependable soul that truly exceeds our expectations. We know that when Kiem is on the job, it will be top-notch quality!

From all of us here at the Mamma Chia family, thank you Kiem for a job well done and a spirit that shines!

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Green Festival – LA

Join Mamma Chia at the
Green Festival LA!

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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…

LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

Join Mamma Chia at the
LA Rock ‘n Roll Marathon!

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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! More Details…

October 2012

Congratulations to CJ Roberts!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: Providence, RI
Hobbies: Exercising, Sports, Cooking, Eating, Organic Food, Farmers Markets, Nutrition, Inventing and Socializing… to name a few!
On his iPod: Fabolous, Lil Wayne, Metallica, Jay-Z, Big Sean.
Favorite Animal: Pitbulls
Favorite Quote: “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people- the ones who really belong in your life- will come to you. And stay.”
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Blackberry Hibiscus
Bio: I was born in Norwood, MA and lived half of my life in Bellingham, MA and the other in Naples, FL. I am currently a senior at Johnson & Wales University and plan to graduate next May with a B.S. in Marketing & Entrepreneurship. I am a very positive, athletic, and motivated person who is always trying new things or thinking of new inventions. I am a huge sports fan, especially football, basketball and recently hockey. My favorite teams are any New England sports teams. Mamma Chia is an awesome company to work for! I love all of the products and am a big fan of chia seeds and spreading the magic of Mamma Chia to everyone.

Dynamic, positive, friendly, engaging, passionate, intelligent, and athletic are just a few words that describe our AMAZING October 2012 Ambassador of the Month CJ Roberts. CJ truly embodies the spirit of Mamma Chia and we couldn’t be more delighted to have him representing us in the North Atlantic. Since his first day, CJ has taken the initiative to build valuable relationships in his community and share the Mamma Chia Magic with everyone he meets!

CJ, we are THRILLED to have you on the team, and we look forward to a bright and beautiful future working together!

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Bites on Today: 6 Delicious Ways to Snack on Superfood Chia

today show, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, mamma chiaMamma Chia Vitality Beverages – These delicious organic drinks—the first chia-based beverage on the market—are gluten free and full of protein, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids.The consistency reminded me of aloe drinks (I am thinking about freezing them into ice pops for my one-year-old!) Sweetened with agave nectar, the drinks are available in nine flavors including Blackberry Hibiscus, Cherry Lime and Pomegranate Mint. Plus, Mamma Chia donates one percent of their gross sales to farmers and community groups that build healthy local food systems. Read more…

Examiner.com: Chia seeds add energy packed nutrients to drinks

examiner.com, chia, chia drink, chia beverage, mamma chiaThe next time you are in The Whole Foods Market in Charlotte, search the shelves for Mamma Chia Organic Fruit drink. This drink is packed with antioxidants and contain 2500 mg of omega-3s, 25% of daily fiber, 4g of complete protein and 10% of daily calcium. This healthy beverage comes in a variety of flavors: Blackberry hibiscus; grapefruit ginger; cherry lime;… Read more…

Long Beach Marathon

Join Mamma Chia at the
Long Beach Marathon!

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Come join us Oct5-6th at the Long Beach Marathon at the Long Beach Convention Center! Mamma Chia will be fueling all the great runners at this wonderful event! More Details…

September 2012

Congratulations to Tammy Warren!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: Michigan
Hobbies: Yoga, Running, Camping, Hiking, Beaching, Gardening, Cooking, (Eating), Reading and making my own health and beauty products and cleaning supplies.
On her iPod: Bhavagan Das, Girish, Mike Cohen, James Taylor and Yo-Yo Ma.
Favorite Animal: All!!! They are our friends, not food!
Favorite Quote: “It is better to be hated for who you are, than loved for who you are not.”
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: Grapefruit Gingerrrrrr mmmmm 😉
Bio: On the day my twin sons turned 21, I was released from the corporate sales world and began my journey into myself. I founded Muse Wellness, a company which helps people locate the divine inside of themselves. I share this message of we are ALL our own Muses through Yoga, Reiki, Meditaion, Raw Food cooking classes and gentle health coaching and motivation.

Congratulations to Tammy Warren our September 2012 Ambassador of the Month! Tammy’s love for life combined with her passion for healthy living makes her a model ambassador. Her events and product demonstrations are always fun, playful, and educational. Her magnetic personality brings joy to all she meets. We are so grateful to have her sharing the Mamma Chia Magic in Marvelous Michigan!

Thank you, Tammy! You truly are a Shining Star!

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Bhakti Fest 2012

Join Mamma Chia at
Bhakti Fest West!

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Bhakti Fest is a Yoga and Music Experience of a Lifetime. Come join us Sep 6-9th in Joshua Tree, CA for this wonderful event! More Details…

August 2012

Congratulations to Lindsey Middlemas!

mamma chia ambassadorLocation: Pacific Northwest
Hobbies: Running with my sons and friends anywhere from 5 to 50k events. Volunteering in the art program at my kids’ elementary school. I love offbeat movies too. And anything French!
On her iPod: I love Mason Jennings, AWOLNATION, RHCP, The Black Keys and old-school stuff like Madonna and Erasure.
Favorite Animal: Tomato frogs! And great blue herons.
Favorite Quote: “A faint heart wins nothing.” – Cub Houck
Favorite Mamma Chia Flavor: All time fave: coconut mango. Mainstay: blackberry hibiscus.
Bio: Hi! My name is Lindsey and I love my life. I describe the life that my husband of 15 years and I have built as ‘symmetrical chaos’ because of the way we balance one another out and have two sons and two daughters. Although I have a degree in Elementary Education, I spend my days with my trusty toddler sidekick, Winter. We cart her older siblings, Hunter, Wiley & Scout to all sorts of activities while we sing and dance in the car. I try and nap with her every day as well. Life flies by, and I am so thankful that I can spend these years raising my kids. Having so many kids has also helped me learn to let go of my expectations and embrace the pace of things. I believe that every day matters and there is no sense in waiting to do what you love. When I just can’t stand all the fun at home any longer, I love/need to head out for a run or a movie or to Target with one of my dear friends. Without my husband, my mother (who lives 2 blocks away) and my friends, I would not survive, let alone thrive in this suburban grind.

Our brand new Pacific Northwest ambassador Lindsey Middlemas has captivated us by her shining smile and magnetic personality! Lindsey is so multi-talented, in addition to sharing the Mamma Chia Magic she’s a mother AND a marathoner! Our running star uses Mamma Chia to seed her soul and fuel her beautiful spirit. Chia has been nicknamed the “Running Food” as its amazing nutrients nourish the body and mind, and it is so great to see that wonderful energy in action!

We can all strive to be more like Lindsey with her positivity, enthusiasm and zest for life!

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Afternoon Snack: Try Sipping Some Mamma Chia

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Drink Your Superfoods: Mamma Chia Vitality Beverages

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Progressive Grocer: Mamma Chia

Mamma Chia, maker of the first organic chia-based beverage, has added three more beverages to its lineup, bringing the total number of SKUs to nine. Like all of the company’s gluten-free, vegan, kosher, USDA-certified organic beverages, Grapefruit Ginger, Guava Mamma and Kiwi Lime are… Read more…

Moksha Yoga 2012

Moksha Festival 2012

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Moksha festival is a two-day celebration of wellness, spiritual expansion and conscious living through Yoga, Health, Ayurveda, Sacred Music and healthy food. Come join us Aug 4-5th in Santa Monica, CA. More Details…

Mamma Chia Adds Three New Varieties

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Category Leader Introduces Guava Mamma, Grapefruit Ginger and Kiwi Lime
Tastebuds, pack your bags for a trip to the tropics! Read more …

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