Congrats Drink Chia Friend Justin Gatlin: Ebony Magazine Power 100
Big congrats goes out to our good friend, Olympic Gold Medalist and Fastest Man in America Justin Gatlin! Ebony Magazine recognized him on its prestigious Power 100 list of the nation’s most influential African Americans. Color us THRILLED that the rest of the world is catching on to what we already knew.
“To be recognized as a power player in American sports is a true honor! It gives me motivation to make strides in my sport for the next three years,” Justin says.
In case you missed it, Justin chatted with our own Chia Doc earlier this year about injury recovery. Read more here. Really, click the link. I promise it will inspire you regardless of how fast you sprint.
Justin’s power extends beyond the track. He shakes up the planet and returned from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic last month. He built and painted houses for earthquake survivors. We swiped these amazing pictures from his Instagram. How much do you love those sweet faces?
Justin Gatlin instragram, Dominican Republic mission trip
“Giving back is the foundation to success,” he tells us.
We couldn’t agree more! Here’s to shakin’ it in Rio 2016!
Drink Chia: Kardashian approved!
Drink Chia Kourtney KardashianThose of you with a sharp eye may have noticed a heart-healthy surprise on Sunday’s Season 8 premiere of E!’s Keeping Up with the Kardashians. It turns out that Kourtney Kardashian, a noted clean eater, keeps a healthy stock of Drink Chia! in her refrigerator. The reality TV star and mother of two keeps her family hydrated with the chia seed drink that is lowest in calories, fat, sugar, and carbohydrates. Now that’s a good mom!
Julie Broughton pegs Drink Chia! as “Mom-invented, Mom-approved”!
Being-BroughtonIn her ClickOrlando blog “Being Broughton“, Julie Broughton pegs Drink Chia! as one of three products she recommends as “Mom-invented, Mom-approved” for Mother’s Day. Julie Broughton is a Meteorologist/Reporter for Local 6 News (CBS) in Orlando.Drink Chia! Co-founder Chandra Davis on Fox News.com talks about hot new beverage trends.
Looking for something to quench your thirst? In honor of National Beverage Day, Chandra Davis, co-founder of Drink Chia, joins Fox News Health to discuss seven drinks that are not only cool to drink, but healthy, too. Check out the article to see what she has to say!
Our Chia Seed Drink Wins Clean Eating Magazine’s Clean Choice Award
We are thrilled to share that our chia seed drink, Drink Chia!, has been named the “New Sports Drink” in Clean Eating Magazine’s 2013 Clean Choice Awards. Every year, a panel of judges consisting of the magazine’s editors assess a varied selection of products to provide Clean Eating readers with the best-tasting healthy food options.
Clean Choice Award – Drink Chia, Chia seed drink“At just 40 calories [50 in our new 10 oz. bottle] per bottle and packaged with a hefty dose of omega-3s and antioxidants, Drink Chia is a great substitute for caffeine when a surge of crash-free energy and endurance is needed. Bonus: These bottles keep you full for hours.” – Clean Eating Magazine
The product categories featured in the Clean Choice Awards include: breakfast picks, pantry staples, drinks, spices, supplements, super time-savers, dairy and dairy-free alternatives, household goods, snacks, sauces and condiments, baking, best butters, sweeteners, and pets. Each product is rated based on taste, texture, ingredients, convenience factor and environmental friendliness. Those products with the highest scores in each category receive the award.
Within the chia seed drink category, Drink Chia! has the lowest calories (50), fat (2g), sugar (5g), and total carbs (9g) per serving (10oz). Drink Chia comes in 4 delicious flavors – Strawberry Citrus, Honeysuckle Pear, Mango Tangerine, and Blueberry Lemon. It is packaged in highly portable, recycled PET plastic bottles – so it’s convenient to take to the gym, the beach, or wherever life takes you!
This is not the first time our chia seed drink has been recognized by Clean Eating Magazine. Drink Chia! was featured in the November/December issue as a superfood-fueled top pick. The April/May issue of Clean Eating Magazine is on newsstands now, so go pick one up and turn to page 65 to see why our chia seed drink was chosen as the new sports drink for those who want to live a clean eating lifestyle.
Drink Chia! in MensFitness.com Spotlight Men’s FitnessDrink Chia! gets a shout-out from Men’s Fitness as a perfect on-the-go snack for pre-or post-workouts.
Well, we’ve tried it and it’s not bad at all. In fact, Drink Chia makes a pretty good pre-workout beverage. Because chia seeds absorb about 10 times their weight in water, getting your fix in this form can help you stay hydrated longer.Check out the article to see what they have to say about Drink Chia! and the health benefits of chia seeds.
Men’s Fitness showcases some great on-the-go chia snacks Fox Business Interviews Drink Chia! co-Founder Chandra Davis A Healthy Sports Drink Made With Chia Seeds. Fox Business’s Gabrielle Karol gets with Drink Chia! for an interview.
Founder Chandra Davis calls Drink Chia an “accidental business” born out of her desire to find a low-calorie, healthy sports drink when training for her first marathon.
“I wanted to pay more attention to hydration. Chia seeds kept popping up in what I was reading — it was called the running food. I found out that it could be made into a beverage,” she says, and became hooked on the seeds.
Drink Chia in New 10oz Bottles!
Drink Chia! in Gourmet Retailer Magazine
Drink Chia! was listed in Gourmet Retailer Magazine’s March 2013 issue as one of the new products appearing at this year’s Expo West.
The Gourmet Retailer Magazine has been serving retailers in the specialty food and housewares industries for over thirty years. The Gourmet Retailer magazine offers comprehensive articles on various issues that concern specialty food and housewares retailers, from staff training to the latest trends in prepared foods.
Drink Chia begins expansion into Whole Foods Market and Wegman’s Food Markets. Introduces 10 oz. packaging.
LLC is starting the new year off with a bang. The makers of the all-natural omega-3 superfood drink recently secured distribution deals with United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) and KeHE Food Distributors, two of the largest natural food distributors in the natural market and supermarket channels. The new agreements will immediately expand Drink Chia’s brand footprint throughout Florida, the Northeast, and the Midwest. Amongst the new retail accounts to carry the Drink Chia lineup are all 18 Florida Whole Foods Markets and all 81 Wegman’s Food Markets in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts.
Whole Foods Market Wegman’s Food Market The Fresh Market
In an effort to offer a greater value to consumers, Drink Chia will also increase its packaging size from 8 oz. to 10 oz. for all four flavors – Strawberry Citrus, Honeysuckle Pear, Mango Tangerine, and “B Meyer” Lemon. The bump in size comes at no additional cost to consumers, as the suggested retail price will remain at $3.49 per bottle. Drink Chia is packaged in highly portable, recyclable, PET plastic bottles so consumers can take the superfood drink on the go.
With expanded distribution channels in place, Drink Chia will look to aggressively reach new markets throughout 2013. Brand representatives will be on hand at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California from March 8-10. Interested parties should visit Booth #5479.
You can view the rest of the press release and learn more details at BevNet.
Drink Chia now in 10oz size bottles
Chandra Davis, co-founder of Drink Chia!, on Huffington Post Live
Chandra, co-founder of Drink Chia! was a guest commentator for Huffington Post Live feature: “Blame it on the chips.”