In a world where population is expanding and the demand for food is increasing, chia is a game changing agricultural crop. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) estimates the world will have to produce 70% more food by 2050 to feed a projected extra 2.3 billion people. Chia will be an essential part of the human diet.
Consumers are just discovering the immense health benefits of eating chia, creating a global demand that exceeds supply. Chia has a low production cost (similar to soybean), a premium wholesale and retail price, and a short seed-to-harvest period that allows for multiple crops annually, resulting in rapid returns on investment.
Chia grows in tropical regions where farmland lease and acquisition rates are low, with highly productive soils, fair farm production and sourcing costs, and great appreciation in land value. Pure Chia operates at the nexus of these advantages.
Chia has an vast array of uses and applications, allowing it to participate as a commodity item in numerous massive and growing market sectors.
|Chia Products||$2.5 B||2017|
|Functional Foods||$176 B||2013|
|Bread + Baked Goods||$170 B||2015|
|Food + Beverage Additives||$38 B||2018|
|Skin Care||$130 B||2018|
|Essential Oils||$26.5 B||2016|
|Pet Food||$75 B||2017|
|Animal Feed Additives||$23.5 B||2018|
|Agricultural Insecticide||$8 B||2016|
|Biomass + Ethanol||$693 B||2015|