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Uganda: Chia Seeds Now a Booming Business in Uganda

The chia seed is causing super profits for some small-scale farmers in Uganda. They have switched from traditional crops to the seed, first grown half way across the world by the Aztecs. It's all because of the increasing global demand for chia, well known ... read more

7 Benefits of Moringa: From Developing Countries to Nutrition Supplements

That’s the best word I can use to describe moringa, the seeds of which I tried in Uganda. Despite its strong taste ... Often referred to as the “miracle tree,” the fast-growing moringa tree is actually native to northern India. read more

The Nut Butter Company Helping Formerly Homeless and Trafficked Women Build New Careers

“I saw the training program work in Uganda, I thought, ‘It should be possible here, too!’” she says. While casting about for a business idea ... coconut-cardamom almond-cashew butter with chia seeds, and a snickerdoodle almond-cashew butter. read more

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The chia craze

Compare that with only seven new chia products for all of 2006 and you get a sense of its growing popularity. The US is particularly infatuated with the seed, introducing 21 ... Walters says business has doubled each year for the past four years. read more

Mamma Chia Announces Chia Squeeze™ Vitality Snack

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mamma ... of syndicated market research, chia was the top ingredient across all natural products last year, growing by more than 350 percent. Known for their nutritional benefits, chia seeds offer a complete nutritional profile of ... read more

Chia Star beverages collaborates with Heartland Chia

Chia Star is a low-sugar beverage based on whole seed soaked chia. "We are really excited to be working with Chris Kummer, the man behind Heartland Chia, who is successfully growing multiple ... Follow business reporter Charles A. Mason on Twitter ... read more

Riding a food fad to an opportunity

"The old-codger farmers throw some chia seed off next to their corn where the corn isn't growing," Paul says. Elsewhere, farmers who treat it as a business have been well rewarded. Chia grows optimally within 15 degrees of the equator, and Paul reports ... read more

Mavuno Harvest plants seeds of small-business expansion in sub-Saharan Africa

The key was that farmers could keep doing what they were doing, which was growing fruit ... Hughes, 38, launched the business in Uganda, where the German government had donated fruit-drying equipment about a decade before Hughes had his idea, though ... read more

The chia craze

Compare that with only seven new chia products for all of 2006 and you get a sense of its growing popularity. The US is particularly infatuated with the seed, introducing 21 ... Walters says business has doubled each year for the past four years. read more

Uganda: Kampala is Seed Target

FICA officials told Business Vision in an interview that the seed giant was seriously considering Uganda as a location for maize seed production for the African seed market. Monsanto has interests in all parts of the world with a growing investment in ... read more


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