Company: Heartland Chia, Franklin, KY
Ingredient Snapshot: Heartland Chia says it offers the first and only chia grown in the Midwest. Heartland Chia, an early-flowering chia, was developed at the University of Kentucky using traditional plant-breeding techniques. Available in charcoal and white, the patented chia offers food processors numerous benefits, including a 100 percent non-GMO product, quality consistency, supply reliability, traceability and price stability. Like other chia, it offers consumers the benefits of omega-3, a broad spectrum of amino acids and fiber. Heartland Chia can be used in all types of bread, muffins and other baked goods, as well as in bars and granola.