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• A combination of its botanical name Salvia hispanica L.
and the Latin word for white, Alba
• Aztecs’ “Running Food”: provide extraordinary
energy and power
• The nutritional secret for restoring vigour
• A good source of nutrients from nature: vitamins,
minerals and high-quality vegetable protein
History of Salba®
15th - 17th Century: Aztec warriors mixed the seeds into food before battle or long
journeys for enhanced endurance.
In the 18th Century: Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) coins the botanical name Salvia hispanica L.
In 1991: The first experimental plots for Salba® were established in Argentina.
In 1994: Salba® was successfully introduced in Colombia.
In 1997: Further experimental crops were planted in Bolivia and Peru.
From 1997 – Present: Selective breeding (non-GMO) is conducted over a nine-year period
leading to the development of a predominantly white grain with a standardised composition
and greater nutritional properties.
The Agricultural Science of Salba®
After the creation of the Salba® variety, its potency has
been further maximised through:
• Climate Selection: The planet’s most optimal place to harvest;
the desert coast of Peru.
• Non-GMO Selective Breeding: Each batch is tested rigorously
to pinpoint the most nutritionally consistent seeds. These seeds
are then utilised in the maker’s distinctive breeding process,
classifying Salba® as an heirloom crop.
• Crop Lifecycle: Salba® seeds are not harvested early, only at
their most nutritious apex.
• Essential Fatty Acids(EFAs) - Omega-3s
• Dietary fibre
• A good source of vitamins, minerals and
high-quality vegetable protein
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)
• Necessary fats that the human body
• Needed to manufacture and repair
cell membranes and for the
production of prostaglandins
• Play a role in immune efficiency by
regulating inflammation and
encouraging the body to fight infection
Benefits of Omega-3s
• Increased Energy
• Clearer Skin
• Healthier Hair
• Improved Bone and Joint Health
• Improved Allergic Response
Salba® vs Common Chia
Omega-3s: 228.7 mg/gram Omega 3-s: 175.5 mg/gram
Protein: 212.0 mg/gram Protein: 156.2 mg/gram
Nutritionally consistent, grown in Peru under Inconsistent, grown wild throughout Mexico
strictly controlled conditions. & Central/South America.
Grown with selective breeding, yielding the Grown in high volume as a commodity item to
most nutrient-dense seeds. maximise profits.
Grown in the ground for exactly 135 days, allowing Grown by hundreds of farmers with varying
them to reach full nutrient highest-quality maturity conditions and crop life cycle standards. Often,
for the sake of keeping the growing standards and chia is harvested early to produce more
quantities of the quality nutrients. volume.
Every Salba ® seed can be traced back to the farms in Chia sellers buy from third parties - often the
Peru. Every step of the growing process is carefully cheapest grower available.
Salba® vs Flax Seed
Omega-3s: 228.7 mg/gram Omega 3-s: 228.1 mg/gram
Fibre: 350.0 mg/gram Fibre: 273.0 mg/gram
Salba ® is 100% bioavailable and convenient to use, Flax seed has a thick husk that cannot be
even in raw seed form. Salba® seeds have a thin husk digested. As a result, flax seeds must be ground.
that is viscous, permeable, and hence easily digested.
As a result, Salba® seed do not need to be ground to
absorb all of the nutrients.
Grown with selective breeding, yielding the most Grown in high volume as a commodity item to
nutrient-dense seeds. maximise profits.
Salba® has a subtle, neutral flavour that can be added to Flax seed has a strong nutty flavour and bitter
nearly any recipe with very little impact on the flavour. aftertaste, which can impact the flavour of the recipe.
Salba® has a smooth texture, leaving no residue behind. Flax seed has an oily consistencym which remains
in your mouth after use.
Salba® Provides Good Nutrients
8 x More
Omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in brain
function, growth and development.
Dietary fibre has been proven to lower high blood
levels of cholesterol.
Antioxidants help prevent free-radical damage.
15 X More
Magnesium helps with formation of bone and teeth
and assists the absorption of calcium and potassium.
6 X More
Calcium is the chief supportive element in bones and
teeth. Calcium salts make up about 70% of bone
weight and give the bones its strength and rigidity.
3 X More
Iron’s main function is to help carry oxygen from the
lungs to the muscles and other organs.
Salba® Is For Everybody
• Working Professionals
• The Middle-Aged & Elderly
• Children & Adolescents
• The Overweight Population
• People with Digestive Disorders
Salba® Ground Seed
Salba® Ground Seed packs
the same nutritional punch
as Salba® whole seed.
Pre-ground for convenient
use in yogurt, cereal,
smoothies, soups and
baked good recipes. Also
comes with shake/pour
flip-top lid for convenience.