The Chia Co.

262 -276 Lorimer Street,
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
+61 3 9646 8002

The Chia Company is a marketer and distributor of chia seeds worldwide. Chia is the highest plant-based source of Omega 3, fiber and protein. The Chia Company, through exclusive grower relationships and years of agronomical work, supplies global food manufacturers such as Kellogg's and PepsiCo, as well as produces its own brand of chia products stocked in national retailers such as Whole Foods Markets. Founded in Australia in 2003, The Chia Company is based in New York.

The Chia was acquired by Arlon Group on January 15, 2013.

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