Chia Bia is one of Europe’s largest supplier of chia seeds. Having personally discovered the impact that chia’s anti-inflammatory properties had on a back injury during a holiday to the US in 2009, Tramore man Barrie Rogers brought home chia seeds for friends and family to try. When it became apparent that taking chia resulted in better health, Barrie set up Chia Bia and began importing chia seeds into Ireland. These tiny seeds are packed full of Omega 3, protein, fibre and antioxidants, which helps to support a stronger heart, body and mind. As they are gluten free and plant based they are suitable for vegans and coeliacs.
Chia Bia’s head offices and production facilities are located in Co. Waterford, Ireland. Stringent quality control measures are implemented to ensure that only the highest quality chia seed makes it into each Chia Bia product. These measures include being independently HACCP certified, accredited with ISO-9001:2008 and holding an Organics Trust License. By ensuring that only high nutrient chia seeds make it into our products,
As Chia Bia steadily became a household name, the product line has grown, with mixes (Chia with cranberry or blueberry) biscuits and bars donning the supermarket shelves – the exciting addition to the line is the Chia Bia Chia Oil capsules, which were launched in September 2015. With more new and innovative products in the pipeline, Chia Bia is a company to watch.