CHIOMEGA3

Project: Benefitting the Silver population through chia seeds

Breeding the chia variety ORURO – the first chia variety with ability to grow in France and Europe.

Panam/Agrofün started focusing in developing chia seeds production and application in France. Chia seed are a valuable new superfood with a wide variety of possible application. Being a unique and renewable source of Omega 3, chia seed are considered to become an important raw ingredient in the near future as it can benefit the entire population and in particular the Silver economy. Panam/Agrofün is already the is the first producer in Europe with increasing levels of demand for this new product, building a new local and high value chain named Chia de France and embarking producers, transformators and distributors of every kind.

  • Sectors involved: FoodTech and agronomie

  • Partner country: France

  • Voucher(s): Demonstration voucher

  • Part of consortium: Yes

About Panam/Agrofün

Panam/Agrofün is a French startup operating in the area of agronomie and food tech, aiming to bring innovative ingredients to mass consumption. 

Today,  Panam/Agrofün is focusing in developing chia seeds production, being already the first producer in Europe with an increasing level of demand.

Chia seeds are a valuable new superfood with a wide variety of possible application. Being a unique and renewable source of Omega 3, chia seeds are considered to become an important raw ingredient in the near future.

Consortium

    Coreva

    Coreva is an innovative player in the area of natural oil extraction and processing. Based in the South-West of France nearby Auch, their agrorefinery expertise and facilities allow them to explore and develop new methods for a cleaner transformation. They are part of the Chia de France value chain.