Naturkost de Mexico, a subsidiary of Naturkost Übelhör (Germany), recently opened in Guadalajara a processing facility for chia seeds with state-of-the-art equipment. It is among the first worldwide to be certified ISO 22000 in food safety for chia processing.

Naturkost de Mexico has specialized in the marketing of certified organic ingredients, helping farmers around the world to produce crops under organic standards, including fair pricing and creating a reliable and sustainable business, that ultimately benefits the environment and the consumers’ nutrition and health. “This is the mission pursued by Naturkost de Mexico since 2008 and the same our parent company in Germany has followed for the past 26 years”, said general manager Alejandro Palacio, at the new plant.

“We serve the food industry with quality organic ingredients. Our customers expect shipments that meet the highest standards of safety and cleanliness, efficient delivery and competitive prices”. To fulfill this task, Naturkost de Mexico opened its new facilities on November 9th 2012.

“The new facilities of Naturkost de Mexico have machinery specially designed for the cleaning, processing and packaging of chia seeds”, said Mr. Palacio. “The warehouse offers the proper conditions to ensure perfect control of the raw materials and finished products, as well as tight control of inventories to better service and meet the needs of both, customers and suppliers”. To celebrate this important step in the Naturkost family owned business, CEO Christian Übelhör, and Andree Hoeping, Sachia® project leader joined Alejandro Palacio to greet special guests including family, suppliers and customers during the official opening of the new facilities. Naturkost Ubelhor is a world leader in high quality organic ingredients such as Sachia® chia seed and chia oil It was founded in1987 to market organic products from Demeter certified farmers growing crops in Canada and trade grains, pulses and high quality organic certified ingredients in Germany and the world.

This year, Naturkost Ubelhor will have two stands at the BioFach fair in Nuremberg. In Hall 1 is Stand 474 – Naturkost Übelhör – with all organic Übelhör – with all organic raw materials handled by the company. In Hall 1 at Stand 567 is SACHIA – exactly towards to the Naturkost Übelhör Stand for the Sachiabrand of chia seeds.